Danielle Fong


LightSail Energy

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March 25, 2013

Danielle Fong
The idea: A system that uses giant tanks of compressed air to store energy

The story: There’s the fast track—and then there’s Fong, the cofounder of and chief scientist at Berkeley, California–based LightSail Energy. After graduating from college at 17, she left Princeton’s physics PhD program to start the company, which develops technology to make clean