Integrated Portable Power and Cooling System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15P7T-12-C-A201
Agency Tracking Number: A2-4764
Amount: $729,505.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: A09-090
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
Energy Quest Technologies Inc.
307 W. McNair St, Chandler, AR, -
DUNS: 030895580
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dewey Benson
 (480) 861-8496
Business Contact
 Dewey Benson
Title: President
Phone: (480) 861-8496
Research Institution
The objective of this project is to build and deliver to the Army two prototype systems that will verify a reduction in fuel consumption by at least 30% and reduce weight by at least 30%, when compared to a currently fielded system. The design presented in this proposal is expected to reduce fuel consumption by over 40% and weight by 58%. These dramatic reductions are attributed to 3 system features: 1) A process that recovers and uses waste heat from the engine to improve overall system efficiency, 2) A system design that integrates the waste heat recovery with a refrigeration cycle, using a common working fluid to simplify system design and maximize system efficiencies, and 3) A unique, compact engine design that is much smaller and lighter than a traditional Diesel engine.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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