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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $89,999.00 1
SBIR Phase II $460,000.00 1

Award List:

Thermal Storage for Small Farms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Joseph Tesar, President
Award Amount: $89,999.00
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… More

A Biogas Heat Engine for Small to Mid-Sized Farms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Joseph S. Tesar, President – 734-646-7669
Award Amount: $460,000.00
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… More