BrightSource Energy designs and builds large scale solar plants that deliver low-cost solar energy in the form of steam and/or electricity, at prices competitive with fossil fuels, to industrial and utility customers worldwide. BrightSource Energy enables industrial and utility companies to lessen their dependency on fossil fuels by providing a low cost, reliable source of clean energy during periods of peak usage. BrightSource Energy's corporate headquarters are located in Oakland, California.
Funding Rounds (10) - $805.34MUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|Apr, 2016||$3.94M / Debt Financing||—||—||0|
|Jul, 2013||$15M / Undisclosed||—||—||0|
|Oct, 2012||$80M / Series F||—||8|
|Apr, 2011||$168M / Undisclosed||—||1|
|Mar, 2011||$201M / Series E||—||—||7|
|Sep, 2010||$26M / Series D||—||—||0|
|May, 2010||$150M / Series D||—||6|
|Jun, 2008||$115M / Series C||—||8|
|Nov, 2007||$29.9M / Series B||—||—||0|
|Oct, 2006||$16.5M / Series A||—||VantagePoint Capital Partners||1|
Current Team (10)Update
Senior Vice President, International Development
Senior Vice President of Marketing and Government Affairs
GENERAL MANAGER OF PRODUCT SUPPLY
Senior Vice President, Operations
Founder & Chairman
Vice President of Receiver Development Management
Board Members and Advisors (4)Update
|Jun 30, 2016||SEC - UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION|
|May 23, 2016||Greentech Media - Energy Jobs: Arno Harris Joins Azure Board, Plus NRG, Tesla, ViZn, Amber Kinetics, Blue Pillar|
|Apr 4, 2016||Greentech Media - Hillary Clinton’s Largest Super PAC Is Fueled by Millions of Dollars From Fossil Fuel Interests|
|Mar 29, 2016||Contra Costa Times - NRG says massive California solar plant now on pace to meet goal|
|Feb 10, 2016||CIO Australia - World's largest solar plant goes live; will provide power for 1.1M people|
|Dec 21, 2015||Greentech Media - NRG Could Default on Its Contract With PG&E for the Ivanpah Concentrating Solar Plant|
|Dec 14, 2015||Greentech Media - Energy Jobs: David Crane Resigns From NRG, Plus NextEra in Hawaii, RET Capital, Sunrun, AMS, ViZn|
|Dec 8, 2015||Greentech Media - Morocco Set to Bring 160MW of Concentrating Solar Power On-Line|
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1999 Harrison St.
Oakland, CA 94612