Electric Power & Storage
AFFORDABLE ENERGY STORAGE FOR A CLEANER GRID
Combining thermal storage media at high temperatures with advanced, high-efficiency thermophotovoltaic energy conversion.
Fellows: Justin Briggs and Andrew Ponec
CONVERTING OCEAN WAVES INTO ELECTRICITY
CalWave is developing a novel Wave Energy Converter (WEC) called the Wave Carpet that is simple, modular, and scalable.
Fellow: Marcus Lehmann
SAFE AND RELIABLE LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES
Cuberg's lithium metal batteries offer dramatic improvements in specific energy, safety, and thermal durability.
Fellow: Richard Wang
REALTIME ADAPTIVE MACHINE LEARNING
Dauntless.io uses ultra-fast (0.01 - 1 millisecond), adaptive machine learning algorithms to actively control complex physical systems in real-time.
Fellow: Adam Vaughan
BETTER BATTERY DIAGNOSTICS
We improve the way batteries are made, tested, and managed by providing low-cost, non-destructive, physical diagnostics in real time and at scale.
Fellows: Andrew Hsieh and Barry Van Tassell
EMPOWERING GEOTHERMAL ENERGY
Fervo Energy is developing cost-effective electricity generation from enhanced geothermal systems, which can deliver electricity at 5 to 7 cents per kilowatt hour.
Fellows: Tim Latimer and Jack Norbeck
POWER WHERE YOU NEED IT
Marigold Power is developing a compact thermophotovoltaic generator that can convert any form of fuel into electricity, a technology that promises to bring power to wherever it is needed, independent of pre-existing energy grids.
Fellow: David Bierman
ZERO-EMISSION, FLEXIBLE, AND EFFICIENT POWER
Noble Thermodynamic Systems has developed a new engine design that delivers efficient, emission-free electricity from natural gas or renewable stored hydrogen.
Fellow: Miguel Sierra Aznar
A NEW CLASS OF ULTRA-LOW-COST BATTERY
Noon Energy is pioneering a low-cost flow battery technology to enable intermittent renewable electricity sources to meet continual demand.
Fellow: Chris Graves
MEMBRANES FOR THE 21st CENTURY
Sepion supplies custom membrane technology for selective transport challenges.
Fellow: Peter Frischmann
Thermionic energy converters can rival the performance of all conventional heat engines in a package that can be scaled from watts to megawatts.
Fellow: Jared Schwede
THE NEXT SOLAR EVOLUTION
When successful, Tandem PV’s modules will blanket rooftops and fields across the world, enabling the renewable transition
Fellows: Colin Bailie and Chris Eberspacher