Ultra-lightweight and Compact Hybrid System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: M67854-16-C-6525
Agency Tracking Number: N153-129-0166
Amount: $80,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2016
Solicitation Year: 2015
Solicitation Topic Code: N153-129
Solicitation Number: 2015.3
Small Business Information
Windlift
6409 Fayetteville Road, Durham, NC, 27713
DUNS: 825872968
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Andy Stough
 (919) 749-9197
 andy@windlift.com
Business Contact
 Robert Creighton
Phone: (919) 475-3955
Email: rob@windift.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Windlift MPWES will utilize proven principle of airborne wind energy to improve the energy density of man portable renewable energy systems by an more than an order of magnitude relative to existing systems such as the Ground Renewable Expeditionary Energy Network System (GREENS) project. The MPWES system will deploy a 75 lb., tethered quadcopter coupled to a 145 lb., 10kW-hr battery pack capable of generating 7.5 kW (peak) and 1.7 kW (average).

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