Aqwest LLC

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8276 Eagle Road
Larkspur, CO, 80118-8224

Point of Contact Information

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Business Official:
Firm CFO (or equivalent):
POC Contracting Officer (or equivalent)

Additional Details

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SBC Control ID: SBC_000001368
DUNS: 799077552
SIC Codes: n/a
NAICS Codes: n/a

Company Profile


  1. Magnetocaloric Generator for Waste Heat Recovery

    Amount: $149,965.88

    A 2008 DOE report [1] indicated that up to 903 terra-btu per year of unrecovered low-level industrial waste heat IWH) in the US is available for conversion to electricity. Converting this heat to elec ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Energy
  2. Efficient 2-Micron Laser Driver for Laser Acceleration

    Amount: $149,973.97

    Laser plasma accelerators LPA) enabled by the Tm laser driver to be developed by this project offer much reduced size and cost compared to conventional accelerators of the same energy. This would dras ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Energy
  3. Phase Change Thermal Buffers for Environmental Control Unit Efficiency Improvement

    Amount: $149,921.00

    Aqwest LLC proposes to develop a phase change material (PCM)-based thermal energy storage (TES) to enable"rightsizing"of environmental control units (ECU) and improve overall efficiency thro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Office of the Secretary of DefenseDepartment of Defense
  4. Advanced Laser Driver for Inertial Fusion Energy

    Amount: $149,965.64

    IFE offers to tap almost unlimited sources of inexpensive energy. This new energy source would free the U.S. from the dependence on hydrocarbon fuels, the use of which produces green-house gases (GHG) ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of Energy
  5. Magnetocaloric Generator for Geothermal Heat Energy Recovery

    Amount: $149,932.00

    Traditional means for production of electricity from geothermal (GT heat use hot water naturally occurring in some locations at or near Earths surface or hot water obtained from deep wells. The former ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Energy
  6. High Power Ultra-Short Pulse Bulk Laser Amplifier at Eye Safer Wavelengths

    Amount: $79,983.00

    Aqwest will develop a novel high-power ultra-short pulse (USP) laser amplifier at eye safer wavelengths (ESW). The project will leverage our previous work in the development of USP laser amplifiers an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Defense
  7. Payload Thermal Management Technology

    Amount: $99,961.00

    Aqwest proposes to investigate an innovative staged magnetocaloric refrigerator (SMCR) for thermal management of spacecraft payload electronics. SMCR offers a high-performance approach for thermal ma ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Missile Defense AgencyDepartment of Defense
  8. Edge-pumped Composites for Ultra-Short Pulse (USP) Lasers

    Amount: $729,987.00

    Aqwest proposes to develop a novel edge-pumped composite disk laser amplifier for ultra-short pulse (USP) lasers offering operation at high-average power (HAP) at near-diffraction limited beam quality ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 ArmyDepartment of Defense
  9. Advanced Electronic Cooling Technologies

    Amount: $708,031.00

    Aqwest proposes to develop an advanced thermal management for cooling of electronic components using an active heat sink (AHS) offering unparalleled capabilities in high-heat flux handling and tempera ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Defense
  10. SBIR Phase I: Active Heat Sink for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

    Amount: $99,993.00

    This SBIR Phase I project will investigate an active heat sink that is required for hybrid electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids that provide improved energy efficiency and reduced emissions of pollut ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 National Science Foundation

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