50- 100 Watt Wind Energy Harvesting in Light Tactical Applications

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$729,993.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W15P7T-11-C-A627
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
A2-4451
Solicitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Topic Code:
A09-092
Solicitation Number:
2009.2
Small Business Information
1646 E. Highwood Road, Belt, MT, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
Y
Duns:
004316449
Principal Investigator:
Jennifer Bryce
Principal Investigator
(406) 738-4283
wlbryce@pineridgeproducts.com
Business Contact:
Jennifer Bryce
Principal Investigator
(406) 738-4283
wlbryce@pineridgeproducts.com
Research Institute:
Stub




Abstract
Pine Ridge Products, LLC will introduce a tactical wind turbine that is highly efficient, robust, easy to use, maintain and transport. The Army is requesting a renewable energy system to reduce the amount of fuel used for small power loads. A vehicle mounted wind turbine system would improve self sufficiency on site by decreasing the need for fossil fuels. This will increase reliability of communication and intelligence systems. Our turbine is designed with a large rotor and low RPM. This PMG will deliver superior results compared to high speed, high RPM turbines. Our design team has years of experience in small wind turbines and renewable energy power electronics design and manufacturing. In addition to the military application, this turbine would fill a gap in the commercial market for a rugged, reliable, low speed wind turbine for use in telecom power, SCADA, and other remote small power applications

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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