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Company Information:

Company Name: Wattminder
City: Sunnyvale
State: CA
Zip+4: 94089
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $149,831.00 1
STTR Phase I $140,001.00 1
STTR Phase II $749,983.00 1

Award List:

Recovery Act - Web-Based Diagnostic Tools for Online Monitoring of Photovoltaic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley Campus
Principal Investigator: Abraham Ishihara, Mr.
Award Amount: $749,983.00
RI Contact: Hector Rastrullo
Abstract:
Despite significant advancement in PV technology and efficiency, qualification testing and market penetration, actual performance in the field of operation under a myriad of environemental constraints remains an important topic. PV arrays are subject to degradation mechanisms that can significantly… More

Recovery Act - Performance Monitoring and Actionable Alert Messaging for Building Integrated Photovoltaics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley Campus
Principal Investigator: Abraham Ishihara, Mr.
Award Amount: $140,001.00
RI Contact: Hector Rastrullo
Abstract:
Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) systems present significant challenges with respect to optimal energy efficiency of Photovoltaic (PV) arrays. In these systems, the PV panels replace roof tops, and other building components such as windows. Due to their diverse locations and orientations,… More

SBIR Phase I:Intelligent Monitoring and Control of Revenue-Critical PV Power Plants

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Shahar Ben-Menahem, PhD
Award Amount: $149,831.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project seeks to develop new methods and algorithms for the analysis and control of degradations in Photovoltaic (PV) systems. There currently exists widespread, and often undetected, underperformance in PV arrays. Although there are numerous site… More