A New, Cost Effective Solution for Waste Heat to Power
Ener-G-Rotors, Inc., NY, United States
The enabling technology is a thermodynamic heat engine called the Trochoidal Gear Engine (TGEâ„¢). Designed as a simple gerotor expander, the TGEâ„¢ is nearly frictionless, and has been proven to be more efficient and cost effective than existing technologies when used in an organic Rankine system.
Primary Application Area: Energy & Efficiency
Technology Development Status: Ready to Market
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 8
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Ener-G-Rotors changes the economics of the heat to electricity marketplace. Our patented heat engine design is more efficient than existing technologies. Because of our increased efficiency, we can offer a 50kW sized system for $2/W, meeting customer paybacks while retaining great margins.
Organization Type: Mid-stage Startup (A or B)
Showcase Booth #: 6M
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: - NYSERDA: $2.4 million over five years; additional $2.4 million announced on 5/1/14 for five demonstration projects
Primary Sources of Funding: Angel, Friends, Family, Venture Capital, Other
Looking for: Both Funding and Development Partners