Smartspark Energy Systems, Inc.

60 E. Hazelwood Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
5 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $795K
First Award Date 10/29/04
Most Recent Award Date 10/12/05

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Kuhn Mr. Brian T. Kuhn 2 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Special Operations Command
Topic: SOCOM04-008
Budget: 10/12/05 - 10/12/06

This project will develop fully functional prototypes of a battery-free portable power source that can be deployed in remote, unattended locations. The power source will provide up to five watt-hours per day under extreme weather conditions for a minimum of four years without maintenance. The design relies on solar energy, and uses ultraca...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Special Operations Command
Topic: SOCOM04-008
Budget: 10/29/04 - 04/29/05

SmartSpark Energy Systems proposes a battery-free power supply for unattended field use that combines advanced power electronics with state-of-the-art photovoltaics and high-density double-layer capacitors. The technical challenges are to develop and apply sophisticated power electronics for optimal energy management of a photovoltaic source, t...