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Blueprint Energy Inc

A Hybrid Energy Storage System that satisfies range, performance, and price. We are highly disruptive without being disruptive.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Currency CAD
  • Founded November 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

The Blueprint Flywheel System will replace chemical batteries in hybrid vehicles. Blueprint’s energy storage system can be applied to new-built vehicles or retrofitted into existing vehicles, replacing failed Battery Systems. Simple economic return in either application is expected to be less than 3 years. Blueprint’s Flywheel Systems are fuel and vehicle size agnostic, and can be implemented on any hybrid vehicle with any fuel type (bus/car).


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    Greg Tarasco
    President & CEO

    Over 20 yrs experience in technology, business development, finance and entrepreneurship; holding an MBA from the University of Ottawa, Mr. Tarasco has held senior positions with XRC Global, PineApp Canada (IT), RaCosy (Finance), RBC (Finance). He also has also advised on private equity business development to North American clients. A complete understanding of the hybrid market segment, technology and finance he is positioned to grow the company

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    Mike Lee

    Mike Lee has over fifteen years of experience in flywheel energy storage technology development and has a deep cross-disciplinary knowledge of mechanics, electric machine design, magnetics, materials, power systems, controls, dynamics and tribology associated with high speed rotating machinery. He is a Mechanical Engineer (Carleton University).

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    Mark Murray
    Chief Financial Officer

    Mark Muraay is CFO of Blueprint and has over 25 years experience in finance and accounting with KPMG and Nortel. He was a co-founder Natural Convergence which provided patented technology to telecom carriers and was acquired by Broadview Networks. Mr. Murray is an expert on early stage ventures - fundraising, budgeting, commercialization and C-Suite support.

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    Kevin Gilchrist
    VP Strategic Development

    Kevin Gilchristi, an expert at strategic planning and negotiation, is a CleanTech Professional, Founder - Pristine Power, which was a successful IPO on the TSX; is currently a MaRS Advisor (Government of Ontario Accelerator); and previous adviser to various start-ups in the energy sector.


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    Gowlings LLP

Previous Investors

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    Government of Canada