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Wave Energy Harvesting System

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Commerce
Branch:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
11-161
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
8.1.2SG
Solicitation Number:
1
Small Business Information
Peregrine Power LLC
27350 SW 95th Avenue Suite 3022 Wilsonville, OR 97070-7709
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Wave Energy Harvesting System
Agency / Branch: DOC / NOAA
Contract: WC133R-11-CN-173
Award Amount: $94,945.00
 

Abstract:

The applicant will develop a wave energy harvesting system for NOAA buoys. It will ve entirely self-contained (no protruding elements), modular, scalable, and easily deployed. The system employs a unique, inertial mechanism that responds to acceleration forces created by waves. This mechanism will be combined with (1) a proprietary generator that is sensitive to very low levels of torque and has essentially no cogging torque to overcome, and (2) an electronic power conditioning and management subsystem, which can receive erratic power from intermittent water movement and produce regulated DC for charging batteries or other uses.

Principal Investigator:

Dallas Marckx
Managing Member CEO
(503) 682-7001
dmarckx@peregrinepower.com

Business Contact:

Dallas Marckx
Managing Member CEO
(503) 682-7001
dmarckx@peregrinepower.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Peregrine Power LLC
27350 SW 95th Ave, Suite 3022 Wilsonville, OR 97070-7709

EIN/Tax ID: 331090921
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No