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KymoGen Launches KickStarter Campaign
An Alternative to Solar and Wind Power on the Horizon. Funding Campaign Kicked Off for Wave Energy Generator
The KymoGen is a project that came from an engineer and boat builder as they watched a boat get tossed around at a dock and contemplated the immense power that it took to throw around such a large mass. David Hartmann and Jason Ballash are partners in a boatbuilding business and are utilizing their resources to build the KymoGen.
"We chose KickStarter to fund the prototype because it is a proven tool for bringing new technologies to the market" said David Hartmann "Crowd funding is perfect for this project. It is way to get the public involved while showing support for one of the best sources of alternative energy."
The technology is proven. The purpose of the prototype is to develop the data to be able to match platform size and flywheel speed with wave conditions to yield the optimum configuration for maximum power generation.
Once the prototype is complete and testing is underway, KymoGen will be seeking investors and grants to begin producing units for sale and installation around the world.
The KymoGen team is excited for the next step. "We have received tremendous support already and cant wait to work hard for all of our investors and supporters."
The KickStarter launch can be seen here. https://www.kickstarter.com/