Award Year / Program / Phase:2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Principal Investigator:Kevin McNamara, Director of Research&En – (347) 687-4489
The Power Frond Generator utilizes unique geometry and flexible electroactive polymers to capture hydrokinetic energy via dynamic material strain. It accomplishes this without the need for bearings or exposed moving parts. The Power Frond is highly resistant to extreme events such as excessive… More
Award Year / Program / Phase:2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Principal Investigator:Baoxiang Shan, Chief Mechanical Engineer – (646) 327-7401
Self-deployable hydrokinetic generator for tidal and riverine environments utilizing flexible components and electroactive polymers. Highly resistant to fouling or destruction to heavy objects in the current.