Portable Array Module for Disaster Relief and Expeditionary Operations

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-12-C-0646
Agency Tracking Number: N101-088-0676a
Amount: $1,799,980.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
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, 80026-3359
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-materials.com
Business Contact
 Lori Bass
Title: VP of Finance
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, renewable power is generated by high efficiency solar cells that are deployed rapidly using a unique deployable composite array structure. Every PAM power system stows within a ruggedized canister for easy transport to the desired location. Once on site PAM power modules unroll in a matter of seconds. Two PAM solar arrays have been designed, one is designed per the USMC GREENS power system specifications, and the other is designed per the USMC SPACES power system specifications.

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