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POWER MANAGEMENT UPDATE

Web Page sponsor Merlin Power Systems Ltd.

For further information please contact: Merlin Power Systems, Unit 4 Cabot Business Village, Holyrood Close, Poole, Dorset BH17 7BA, United Kingdom.

Tel: +44 (0) 1202 697979 Web: www.merlinpowersystems.com

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23 Sep 13. Acciona Energy North America Corp., Chicago, Ill. (W912DY-13-D-0089); ECC Renewables LLC, Burlingame, Calif. (W912DY-13-D-0090); EDF Renewable Energy, San Diego, Calif. (W912DY-13-D-0091); Emerald Infrastructure, San Antonio, Texas (W912DY-13-D-0092); Energy Answers International Inc.*, Albany, N.Y. (W912DY-13-D-0093); EIF United States Power Fund IV L.P., Needham, Mass. (W912DY-13-D-0094); Energy Management, Inc.*, Boston, Mass. (W912DY-13-D-0095); Honeywell International Inc., Golden Valley, Minn. (W912DY-13-D-0096); MidAmerican/Clark Joint Venture, Bethesda, Md. (W912DY-13-D-0097); Pacolet Milliken Enterprises Inc.*, Spartanburg, S.C. (W912DY-13-D-0098); Siemens Government Technologies Inc., Arlington, Va. (W912DY-13-D-0099); Stronghold Engineering*, Riverside, Calif. (W912DY-13-D-0100); Energy Systems Group LLC, Newburgh, Ind. (W912DY-13-D-0102); were awarded potential multiple vendor indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, non-option, non-multi-year contracts with a cumulative maximum value of $7,000,000,000. The government is awarding this contract for use in competing and awarding Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) task orders. These PPA will provide for the purchase of energy from renewable and alternative energy production facilities that are designed, financed, constructed, operated and maintained by private sector entities on private land or on installations under jurisdiction of the Department of Defense. These contracts are for the use of biomass technology. All awarded technologies will share a total estimated value of $7,000,000,000. Performance location and funding will be determined with each order. This contract was a competitive acquisition via the web with 52 bids received. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Engineer Support Center, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity.
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Merlin Power Systems are leaders in the design and manufacture of advanced generation, management and monitoring of power systems on vehicles and marine platforms. Being fielded in UOR, Green and SOF fleets combined with 20 years of experience in critical use battery applications make Merlin the perfect partner for your vehicle, mobile or remote power system.
MOTS products include:
DataCell – The industry’s most accurate battery monitoring system provides volts, amps, amp hours, state of charge, state of health and time remaining. Being highly accurate DataCell information may be used for auto control of battery management, APU starting and load shedding. Data displayed on a variety of panels and/or direct C4i screen integration.
VBMS – Vehicle Battery Management System manages the entire primary power system on board. Remote battery switching, split charging, flat battery protection, control of import/export power, APU start/stop and load shedding. VBMS dramatically improves platform reliability, platform running costs (in replacement batteries and fuel savings by carefully managing engine run times & alternator output) and importantly allows confident extension of silent watch running times which dramatically improves tactical advantage over the enemy.
Python – The World’s first diesel reforming fuel cell. 1.2kW output, silent running, load following. Runs directly from diesel.
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