Imagen Energy LLC of Milwaukee was selected as one of ten finalists in the American Made Challenges Solar Prize Set! Contest. Imagen team’s SiC Based Multi-Port System will be awarded an $100,000 cash prize from US DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and program vouchers for use at National Renewable Energy Laboratories and connector facilities. They are eligible to continue to the final phase- the Go! Contest, to compete for an additional $500,000 in cash prizes.
The team developed an extremely compact (>6 kW/L), high efficiency 50kW-50W-100kW, three-port power conversion system based on three level SiC modular power configuration (PEBB based). This configuration can be applied to electric vehicles including V2G (Vehicle-to-Grid) and V2L (Vehicle-to-load). NREL