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DeepBlue Energy

DeepBlue Energy supplies on demand, firm renewable energy by integrating solar and wind with Ocean Compressed Air Energy Storage (OCAES).

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Mt Pleasant, SC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2013
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

DeepBlue Energy (DBE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Energy, is focused on the development of a pilot project at NELHA to demonstrate the viability of integrating intermittent renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, and wave, with Ocean Compressed Air Energy Storage (OCAES).


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    Steven R Kopf
    Founder and CEO

    Mr. Kopf has an extensive background in the energy and engineering sectors. His early career was spent in a business development group in DuPont where he served as Vice President of a joint venture company and managed more than $100 million in revenue growth. He is skilled in new product development, intellectual property management, fund raising, and developing collaborative relationships with supply chain partners and end use customers.

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    Justin A Klure
    Founder and CFO

    Mr. Klure has a strong track record of innovation in the energy efficiency and renewable energy sector. His early career was spent in the Oregon Department of Energy, where he was responsible for developing and implementing many innovative programs, including the OR Business Energy Tax Credit. He also founded and served as the initial Exec Director of the OR Wave Energy Trust, a state funded organization that is helping catalyze this industry.


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    Stoel Rives - Portland, OR
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    Perkins and Company - Portland, OR

Previous Investors

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    None - project financed to date from cash flow from PEV consulting practice.
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    Grants received from North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute.
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    Grants received from Innovation Norway