Harnessing Clean River Energy with the RivGen Power System to Replace and Offset Diesel Fuel Use by Rural Communities

Award Information
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Branch: N/A
Contract: 2013-00296
Agency Tracking Number: 2013-00296
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2013
Solicitation Topic Code: 8.6
Solicitation Number: USDA-NIFA-SBIR-003848
Small Business Information
ORPC ALASKA, LLC
725 CHRISTIANSEN DR STE 6, Anchorage, AK, 99501-3340
DUNS: 832101716
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Monty Worthington
 Director - Project Development
 (207) 358-4990
 mworthington@orpc.co
Business Contact
 Monty Worthington
Title: Director - Project Development
Phone: (207) 358-4990
Email: mworthington@orpc.co
Research Institution
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Abstract
This project will make hydrokinetic river energy, a completely renewable resource, into an economical source of clean power for river communities. ORPC will accomplish this by optimizing the prototype RivGen Power System design for lower speed river currents that are prvalent throughout the world. The RivGen Power System generates zero-emission electricity from river currents using no fossil fuels whatsoever andproducing no gas or liquid emissions. The prposed new design will also significantly improve the prototype system & #39;s overall efficiency, making it a viable alternative to fossil fuel generation in river communities.

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