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Ausra

4 Disclosed Funding Rounds $123,300,000

0 Participating Investments


Energy Storage, CleanTech, Solar, Renewable Energy

Ausra develops utility scale solar technologies.

Mountain View, California, United States, North America (US)

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Founded date 01, 1999

Founders Graham Morrison, Peter Le Lievre, David Mills, Samir Kaul

Operating Status Active

Funding Stage M&A

Last Funding Type Venture - Series Unknown

Also known as Areva Solar

Company Type For Profit

Website ausra.com

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Wikipedia Link

Ausra manufactures and develops utility-scale solar technologies to serve global electricity needs in a market competitive and environmentally responsible manner. Ausra's solar concentrators boil water with focused sunlight, generating high-pressure steam that drives conventional turbine generators. Low-cost thermal energy storage systems now under development by Ausra will allow solar electric power to be generated on demand, both during the day and at night.

Date Round Raised Lead
April, 22, 2009 Venture - Series Unknown $25,500,000 -------
August, 08, 2008 Series B $24,500,000 Azimuth Capital Management
February, 22, 2008 Debt Financing $30,000,000 -------
September, 01, 2007 Series A $43,300,000 Kleiner Perkins, Khosla Ventures

Ausra Investors (13)

Investor Lead? Round Participating Raise Date Partners
Generation Partners No Venture - Series Unknown $25,500,000 April, 22, 2009 -------
Starfish Ventures No Venture - Series Unknown $25,500,000 April, 22, 2009 -------
Khosla Ventures No Venture - Series Unknown $25,500,000 April, 22, 2009 -------
Kleiner Perkins No Venture - Series Unknown $25,500,000 April, 22, 2009 -------
Azimuth Capital Management No Venture - Series Unknown $25,500,000 April, 22, 2009 -------
Generation Investment Management No Venture - Series Unknown $25,500,000 April, 22, 2009 -------
Azimuth Capital Management Yes Series B $24,500,000 August, 08, 2008 -------
Kleiner Perkins No Series B $24,500,000 August, 08, 2008 -------
Khosla Ventures No Series B $24,500,000 August, 08, 2008 -------
Kleiner Perkins No Debt Financing $30,000,000 February, 22, 2008 -------
Khosla Ventures No Debt Financing $30,000,000 February, 22, 2008 -------
Kleiner Perkins Yes Series A $43,300,000 September, 01, 2007 -------
Khosla Ventures Yes Series A $43,300,000 September, 01, 2007 -------