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Hydrovolts, Inc.

Hydrovolts’s turbines generate clean, renewable electricity by capturing energy from flowing water in man-made waterways.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2007
  • Employees 9
  • Website

Company Summary

Hydrovolts’s turbines generate electricity by capturing the energy available from water falling or flowing in man-made waterways. The 2 to 30 kW units are self-contained, low maintenance, require little site preparation, install in hours, are modular, scalable, inexpensive and reliable. The power is clean, renewable, and can be used locally or sold to the grid. The first target industry is industrial water treatment plants.


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    Paul Curtis, PhD
    Director, Investor, Chief Engineer

    Dr. Paul Curtis is a Hydrovolts investor and our Chief Engineer. He received his PhD from Cornell University. Since 1991 he has been the principal of Kiltel Systems Inc., an engineering firm producing control systems for industrial heat-treat applications, with 500+ installations at major corporations throughout the US and Canada.

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    Mike Layton

    Mike Layton, President, holds a degree in finance and a JD, has experience in manufacturing and sales and founded and sold a micro-hydro company.

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    Anil Shrikhande
    Senior Marketing and Sales Advisor

    Anil Shrikhande recently retired as President, Rolls Royce India and formerly served as President, Boeing India and Vice President, Boeing Ventures. He has extensive experience with capital equipment including critical international markets.

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    Gilbert Hakim
    Director, Investor

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    Peter Weiss
    Senior Finance Advisor

    Peter Weiss works with young companies growing from concept to commercialization, creating long-term capital and financial plans to support their on-going development. He is also an active early stage investor.

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    Michael Fragin
    Director and Investor

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    Burt Hamner
    Co-founder, Director

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    Eli Lamb
    Director, Investor


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