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Advanced Modular, Energy Storage Technology

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
92503
Program Year/Program:
2009 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N091-053-1248
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc.
1037 Watervliet-Shaker Road Albany, NY 12205-2033
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2009
Title: Advanced Modular, Energy Storage Technology
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N65538-09-M-0108
Award Amount: $69,561.00
 

Abstract:

The overall objective of the Phase I and Phase II proposed effort is to design, test and demonstrate the ability of a 500 kW test bed prototype energy storage module to withstand a shipboard environment. Under Phase I, tradeoff design studies will be completed to size the system and assess the configuration that will yield the highest power and energy densities while also having minimal maintenance requirements and shock tolerance. Under Phase II, a technology demonstrator will be designed, built and tested. The overall goal is to demonstrate and verify the power density gains and reduced footprint possible through effectively integrating the generator, bearing and flywheel components. MiTi's proposed solution is a high-speed flywheel energy storage module that uses our unique combination of shock tolerant and low loss magnetic bearings and high performance permanent magnet brushless DC motor/generator. Both 35 and 80 kW/60,000 rpm motor/generators that have already been developed and tested by MiTi will form the core design of the composite flywheel system. Flywheel speeds as high as 100,000 rpm will be examined. A subcomponent bearing test will be completed as a part of the Phase I effort.

Principal Investigator:

Hooshang Heshmat
President/CEO & Technical
5188624290
hheshmat@miti.cc

Business Contact:

James Walton
President/CEO & Technical
5188624290
jwalton@miti.cc
Small Business Information at Submission:

MOHAWK INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY, INC.
1037 Watervliet-Shaker Road Albany, NY 12205

EIN/Tax ID: 141776993
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No