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Alcanzar Solar

Bring a solar panel to every rooftop; innovate to keep Renewable Energy simple and affordable for all.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Palo Alto, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2011
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

We are a Research and Development firm focused on very affordable renewable technologies. Combining innovations in engineering design, manufacturing, and business practices we strive to spur a staggering environmental impact by lowering the cost of Renewable Technologies to where they are accessible to masses.


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    Nisar Shaikh

    Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Present, President, Alcanzar Solar, Palo Alto, CA. Developing affordable solar thermal technology and wind energy by approaching it as a combined engineering and economics problem. 1997 - 2002, Senior Principal Engineer, Western Digital, San Jose, CA 1992 - 1997, President, Analytic Engineering Company, Sunnyvale, CA 1986 - 1992, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

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    Elizabeth Taylor

    B.S. UC San Diego, J.D. Environmental Law, Lewis & Clark Law School Environmental entrepreneur. A fellow with the United States Marine Mammal Commission and an environmental attorney on behalf of California public entities. Worked as a marine biologist for various NGOs in the Caribbean, Hawaii, California and Australia. She is the co-founder of ISLA, an enterprise dedicated to empowering island communities to achieve sustainable livelihoods .


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    Wes Umeda
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    Wes Umeda

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