The Alaska Center for Microgrid Technologies Commercialization (ACMTC) competition is now open. The competition is a collaborative effort involving ACEP, the Business Enterprise Institute, the Alaska Small Business Development Center, and the Center for Economic Development. Its purpose is to provide technical and business support to successful applicants to accelerate market entry for their products.
Over the summer ACMTC will be accepting applications by eligible product developers. There will be a total of six awards made in this first round. The main award will be 25 days of R&D time in ACEP’s Power Systems Integration Laboratory, including collaboration with the Power Systems Integration Team. Five smaller awards will be made for product developers to receive up to 125 man-hours of R&D support, which can include design reviews, specification development, grid interface design and development, modeling, etc. All applicants are invited to make use of the services provided by the Alaska Small Business Development Center.
Pre-registration for the competition closes on July 22, 2016. Send all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See examples of Alaska Microgrid Projects here.