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Mike Temple

Mike Temple, CFO, Director of Operations, brings 20 years of proven leadership in helping companies successfully plan and manage growth as a CFO, COO and CEO. He has created and managed long-term financial forecasts for more than a dozen businesses and is accustomed to linking strategic initiatives with annual operating plans and budgets. Mike has […]

Josh Kanagy

Josh Kanagy, Director of Business Development, has been the face of Lucid to the company’s customers and channel partners for the past two years. He works alongside the sales force at Northwest Pipe, with the business development and technical teams of various channel partners, and our strategic allies. Josh is a frequent presenter at national […]

Rod Schlabach

Rod Schlabach, Director of Engineering, invented LucidPipe and leads the technical team that has developed it to date. Rod is a groundbreaking problem solver and inventor who’s driven by solving the unique technical problems required to develop a product like Lucid’s spherical turbine. During his 20-year career in the automotive industry, Rod gained extensive experience […]

COMPANY

Lucid Energy is a renewable energy company producing clean, reliable, low cost electricity from gravity-fed water transmission pipes. Lucid is seeking leaders in the energy and water infrastructure industries who we can work with us in the race to deliver smart water and energy solutions around the world. Lucid Energy was originally formed in 2007 […]

TARGET PROJECT

While each potential site for LucidPipe presents unique site conditions and costs vary depending upon the installation, Lucid is targeting projects with the following charateristics: 1. User Local municipality or water agency where water is flowing through large (36-96”diameter) pipes; Industrial facility using a high volume of water like a chemical plant, thermal electric plant, […]

CURRENT PILOT

Generating Megawatts of Electricity  Lucid successfully piloted LucidPipe in a water pipeline at the Western Municipal Water District, in Riverside California, quickly feeding over 20 megawatt hours of renewable electricity to the grid. The performance data gathered from this pilot paves the way for multiple LucidPipe projects in key target markets (municipal water, irrigation canals […]

Tim Braun

Tim Braun, Senior Vice President, was Lucid’s President & CEO from 2008 until hiring Gregg Semler in 2011. With his entrepreneurial drive, leadership and charisma, Tim led Lucid through the entire LucidPipe R&D process, product development and market strategy to date, bringing in over $3 million in private funding and over $1 million from the […]

Gregg Semler

Gregg Semler, President and CEO, is a veteran leader in the clean energy sector, operating clean technology companies since 2000, including two venture-backed privately financed clean energy companies. He combines exceptional vision with an outstanding record of creating and implementing business and financing strategies. He’s identified and secured strategic partners and investors; set the strategic […]

Million Dollar Grant furthers Renewable Energy Research in Goshen, Indiana

Indiana Renewable Energy Association Goshen Firm Leverages Recovery Act Funds to Develop Advanced Hydropower Technology Goshen, Ind. Lucid Energy Technologies, LLP (“Lucid”) today announced it received a $1,000,000 dollar grant award from the U.S. Department of Energy to further develop and commercialize its key product, Northwest PowerPipe™. Funds from the Department’s Small Business Innovation Research […]

Grant to Help Goshen Firm Accelerate Renewable Energy Project

Inside Indiana Business Goshen, Ind. Lucid Energy Technologies, LLP (“Lucid”) today announced it received a $1,000,000 dollar grant award from the U.S. Department of Energy to further develop and commercialize its key product, Northwest PowerPipe™. Funds from the Department’s Small Business Innovation Research Phase II grant program enable small companies to move competitive ideas into […]