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About Ausra

Ausra develops and deploys utility-scale solar thermal power technology to serve global electricity needs in a dependable, market-competitive, environmentally responsible manner. Located in Palo Alto, Calif., Ausra is a privately held company with more than $40M in investment by Khosla Ventures and Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers. Ausra's technology is now in testing in Australia. To learn more about Ausra and solar thermal power in general, visit

Headquarters Location

2585 East Bayshore Road

Palo Alto, California, 94303,

United States


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Latest Ausra News

Body found in search for missing woman and dog in Snowdonia

Apr 14, 2023

Body found in search for missing woman and dog in Snowdonia Police confirmed that the mountain rescue team made the discovery during their search Bookmark A body has been found during the search for Ausra Plungiene in Snowdonia (Image: North Wales Police) Group 28 It's more important than ever to stay informed - Get the free CheshireLive newsletter direct to your inbox Invalid emailSomething went wrong, please try again later. Sign Up We use your sign-up to provide content in the ways you've consented to and improve our understanding of you. This means that we may include adverts from us and third parties based on our knowledge of you. We also may change the frequency you receive our emails from us in order to keep you up to date and give you the best relevant information possible. As always you can unsubscribe at any time. More info Group 28 A body has been found during a search for a woman and her dog who went missing in Snowdonia. Prestatyn resident Ausra Plungiene, 56, was reported missing after she went for a walk with her dog in the national park on Tuesday (April 11). A huge police search was launched with the coastguard's helicopter seen circling the area on Wednesday morning (April 12). But North Wales Police has now confirmed that members of the Mountain Rescue Team found the body of a woman near to Yr Aryg in the Carneddau mountain range on Thursday afternoon (April 14). The dog was found alive at the location. Formal identification has yet to take place and Ausra's family have been informed of the discovery. Police said there would be no further updates issued about the case. Superintendent Owain Llewelyn said: “Our thoughts are with Ausra’s family at this most difficult time. I can confirm that a dog was found alive at the location. “I would like to offer my thanks to all involved in the search for Ausra, in what have been extremely difficult weather conditions. “Finally, I would appeal for Ausra’s family to be afforded some privacy during the coming days.”

Ausra Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Ausra founded?

    Ausra was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Ausra's headquarters?

    Ausra's headquarters is located at 2585 East Bayshore Road, Palo Alto.

  • What is Ausra's latest funding round?

    Ausra's latest funding round is Dead.

  • How much did Ausra raise?

    Ausra raised a total of $183.9M.

  • Who are the investors of Ausra?

    Investors of Ausra include Orano, Khosla Ventures, Azimuth Capital Managment, Starfish Ventures, Generation Investment Management and 5 more.

  • Who are Ausra's competitors?

    Competitors of Ausra include Abengoa, BrightSource Energy, Cool Energy, SunRun, Solairedirect and 11 more.

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