BrightSource Energy

BrightSource Energy designs, develops and deploys concentrating solar thermal technology to produce high-value steam for electric power, petroleum and industrial-process markets worldwide. We combine breakthrough technology with world-class solar thermal plant design capabilities to generate clean energy reliably and responsibly. Our solar thermal system is designed to minimize impact to the environment and help customers meet their clean energy goals. Headquartered in Oakland, Calif., BrightSource Energy is a privately held company with operations in the United States, China, Europe, Israel and South Africa.

Company Growth (employees)
Oakland, US
Size (employees)
104 (est)+4%
BrightSource Energy was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Oakland, US

Key People at BrightSource Energy

H. David Ramm

H. David Ramm

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Israel Kroizer

Israel Kroizer

Executive Vice President, Engineering and Operations
Mathew Brett

Mathew Brett

Senior Vice President, Business Development
Joseph Desmond

Joseph Desmond

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Government Affairs
Steven Desmond

Steven Desmond

Senior Vice President, Operations
Ilan Glanzman

Ilan Glanzman

Senior Vice President, Product Supply
Daniel T. Judge

Daniel T. Judge

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

BrightSource Energy Office Locations

BrightSource Energy has offices in Oakland, Jerusalem, London, Sandton
Oakland, US (HQ)
1999 Harrison St.
Sandton, ZA
2 Woodland Cres
London, GB
19 Eastbourne Terrace
Jerusalem, IL
Kiryat Mada Street 11

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$845 m

Latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

almost 4 years


BrightSource Energy's latest funding round in July 2013 was reported to be $15 m. In total, BrightSource Energy has raised $845 m

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