Portable Array Module for Disaster Relief and Expeditionary Operations

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-11-C-0425
Agency Tracking Number: N101-088-0676
Amount: $499,995.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N101-088
Solicitation Number: 2010.1
Small Business Information
Composite Technology Development, Inc.
2600 Campus Drive, Suite D, Lafayette, CO, -
DUNS: 161234687
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Robert Taylor
 VP of Technology
 (303) 664-0394
 robert.taylor@ctd-materails.com
Business Contact
 Lori Bass
Title: Sr. Finance and Contracts
Phone: (303) 664-0394
Email: lori.bass@ctd-materials.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
There is a need for transportable alternative energy systems capable of providing renewable electric power. The proposed Portable Array Module (PAM) meets this need, promising a new age of sustainable clean energy production and portability in situations where highly reliable energy sources must be established and maintained within a very short timeframe. Within PAM, power is generated by thin film photovoltaic solar cells that are deployed rapidly using a unique deployable composite array structure. Every PAM power system stows within a single ruggedized canister for easy transport to the desired location. Once on site PAM power modules unroll in a matter of seconds. Batteries and the necessary electronics to condition the power as it comes off the array can be located inside the ruggedized transport canister, or at a centralized hub.

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