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Ann Arbor, MI 48104

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $650K
First Award Date 01/01/10
Most Recent Award Date 08/12/16

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Tesar Joseph Tesar 3 Message
Antel Chad Antel 1 Message

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.4
Budget: 08/12/16 - 12/31/16

Many municipal wastewater plants are interested in maximizing the use of anaerobic digestion (AD) at their wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs), but lack the tools to evaluate the potential benefits. The decision process for how to best use an anaerobic digester is complex, requiring tradeoffs in feedstock management, energy use/production and ap...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.12-2011
Budget: 01/01/11 - 12/31/11

Non-technical Summary: The profitability of small and mid-sized dairy farms is strongly affected by increases in feed costs and energy costs. Unfortunately, farm operators have limited control of these factors, especially in the long term. New technology is needed to allow farmers to manage energy costs on their farms. One excellent solution is ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Topic: 8.12-2010
Budget: 01/01/10 - 12/31/10

Energy expenses are typically a significant portion of a farm's budget - often as much as 10 percent of total costs. Agriculture has been hit hard by recent energy price increases, with small farms feeling the negative effects the most. This project will assess the feasibility of using long-term thermal storage where renewable energy can be capt...