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Company Information:

Company Name: Oscilla Power, Inc.
City: Seattle
State: WA
Zip+4: 98103
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $299,905.00 2
SBIR Phase II $1,772,256.00 3

Award List:

SBIR Phase II: Materials for Renewable Energy Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Balakrishnan Nair
Award Amount: $472,271.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will demonstrate a prototype wave energy harvester using advanced materials developed in the Phase I effort. We have developed a patented concept for wave energy harvesting using low-cost magnetostrictive alloys. This technology shows… More

Cost Competitive Wave Energy Without Moving Parts

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOC / NOAA
Principal Investigator: Balakrishnan Nair, Chief Technical Officer – (801) 897-1221
Award Amount: $299,985.00
Abstract:
Oscilla Power, Inc. (OPI) is developing a utility-scale wave energy harvester that is enabled by low cost and readily-available magnetostrictive alloys. T his device, which utilizes no moving parts, has the potential to deliver predictable quantities of electric power to coastal utilities,… More

Reliability Enhancement and Ocean Demonstration of a Low Cost Wave Energy Harvester

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jesse A. Nachlas, Mr. – 801-583-1230
Award Amount: $149,940.00
Abstract:
Wave energy, a promising source of renewable power generation, is unlikely to make a material contribution to US or global energy supplies unless more cost effective and robust technologies can be developed. Oscilla Power, Inc. has developed a technology for the low cost, utility scale harvesting of… More

Reliability Enhancement and Preliminary Ocean Demonstration of Low Cost Wave Energy Harvester

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Balakrishnan Nair, Dr. – 801-897-1221
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
Ocean wave energy has the potential to support 8% of domestic and global electricity demand. Despite considerable investment over the past decade, however, wave energy is unlikely to make a material contribution to domestic or global energy supplies unless new technologies with significantly lower… More

Power Density Enhancement and Cost Reduction of a No Moving Parts Wave Energy Harvester

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Vinod Challa, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,965.00
Abstract:
Ocean wave energy has the potential to support approximately 10% of domestic and global electricity demand. Despite considerable investment over the past decade, however, wave energy is unlikely to make a material contribution to domestic or global energy supplies unless new technologies with… More