Autonomous Marine Energy Generation and Storage (AMEGS)
|AFFILIATION:||Columbia Power Technologies, Inc., Charlottesville, Virginia, United States|
Track: Defense Systems
Area: Autonomous Systems
Tech Readiness: TRL 5
Tech Brief: The AMEGS technology provides energy-generation, energy-storage and communications capabilities for autonomous marine systems and sensors. AMEGS provides kilowatt-scale power by capturing and converting the energy in ocean waves into electricity. It can operate on or near the surface and in littoral and deep water environments.
Value Proposition: Increased mission persistence and reach, in addition to lower-total-cost-of-ownership for the following applications: - Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance - Mine Countermeasures - Anti-Submarine Warfare - Object Identification - Oceanography - Communication / Navigation Network Node - Port Security - Homeland Defense
Org Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)