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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

Ausra Headquarter Location

2585 East Bayshore Road

Palo Alto, California, 94303,

United States


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Latest Ausra News

Bono among figures named in leak of tax-haven documents

Nov 7, 2017

LONDON — Leaked papers revealing investments in tax havens by the world’s wealthy suggest U2 frontman Bono used a company based in low-tax Malta to buy part of a shopping mall in Lithuania. The Guardian newspaper said Monday that the “Paradise Papers” document trove, obtained by it and other news organizations, reveals that the singer was an investor in Maltese company Nude Estates, which bought the Ausra shopping center in 2007. Bono’s spokeswoman told the paper that the rocker, whose real name is Paul Hewson, was a “passive minority investor in Nude Estates Malta Ltd., a company that was legally registered in Malta until it was voluntarily wound up in 2015.” The Irish band, well known for its poverty-fighting efforts, has faced past criticism over its tax arrangements. U2 was heavily criticized in 2006 for moving its corporate base from Ireland to the Netherlands, where royalties on music incur virtually no tax. In 2011, protesters inflated a giant balloon reading “U Pay Tax 2?” during U2’s set at the Glastonbury Festival. Related Articles November 06, 2017, 9:18 pm President Donald Trump arrived in South Korea on Tuesday, beginning a two-day visit centered on pressuring the nation’s neighbor to the north to abandon its nuclear weapons program. November 06, 2017, 6:55 pm Lawmakers failed Monday to override Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill to regulate marijuana sales and taxes. November 06, 2017, 6:05 pm Facing tumult at home, Trump sets out on lengthy Asia trip. The 12-day, five-country trip is the longest Far East itinerary for a president in a generation. Full Article. November 06, 2017, 4:47 pm The Air Force says it failed to follow policies for alerting federal law enforcement about Devin P. Kelley’s violent past, enabling the former service member, who killed at least 26 churchgoers Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Tex., to obtain firearms before the shooting rampage.

  • 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 BrightSource Energy, eSolar, Entech Solar, Cool Energy, SunRun and 11 more.

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