Sustainable, Scalable Energy Technologies

Tent City at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, used for testing and evaluating renewable energy technology.

Energy Saving Control Unit (ESCU)

ESCUs interface with legacy Environmental Control Units to reduce their energy consumption while maintaining required safety and comfort levels. more

The conceptual ACTIVE skid is relatively small and simple in design.

Active Cooling Thermally Induced Vapor-Polymerization Effect (ACTIVE)

ACTIVE is an innovative approach for power plant dry-cooling and cold energy storage that uses a depolymerization / polymerization cycle. more

Air Flows through TEETH into the deployable shelter.

Tested Energy Efficiency Technology Hybrid-ECU (TEETH)

Tested Energy Efficiency Technology Hybrid-ECU (TEETH) uses phase change material technology to reduce peak environmental control unit loads. more

Energy-Efficient Expeditionary Flooring (EEEF) panels inside a shelter in a deployed configuration.

Energy-Efficient Expeditionary Flooring (EEEF)

EEEF is a lightweight, modular, insulated, rigid, tool-less flooring system that reduces energy consumption and improves comfort in deployed shelters. more

Photo shows test setup for the SMART Energy-Efficient  Deployable Shelter.

SMART Energy-Efficient Deployable Shelter (SEEDS)

SEEDS is an improved shelter envelope that can reduce energy use on forward operating bases. more

  • Tent City at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, used for testing and evaluating renewable energy technology.
  • The conceptual ACTIVE skid is relatively small and simple in design.
  • Air Flows through TEETH into the deployable shelter.
  • Energy-Efficient Expeditionary Flooring (EEEF) panels inside a shelter in a deployed configuration.
  • Photo shows test setup for the SMART Energy-Efficient  Deployable Shelter.

ARA is dedicated to developing sustainable and scalable energy technologies. We continually push beyond the boundaries of typical research and development to provide real-world energy savings solutions for our clients. Our focus on expeditionary forces and austere locations has brought rapid and flexible energy security innovations to our service members in operations throughout the world.

To achieve success in this fast-paced and ever-changing technological environment, we employ a diverse set of highly experienced specialists that includes scientists, engineers, and technicians from the electrical, mechanical, chemical, and mathematical fields. These experts form a cohesive group that effectively evaluates clients’ needs and develops immediate and cost effective solutions.

Our extensive skill set stems from a synergistic combination of experience in power system design, renewables, electrochemistry, fluid and thermal sciences, high-performance computing, database design, embedded control systems and instrumentation, design for manufacture, design of experiments, modeling and simulation, and developing turnkey applications. We are also able to draw on knowledge from ARA’s diverse subject matter experts to provide across-the-board satisfaction to our clients.

We address operational energy challenges and advance solutions that increase efficiency, reduce fuel consumption, increase reliability, and ensure ease-of-use through a combination of approaches:

  • Prototype development, design, and fabrication
  • Testing and demonstration
  • Operational data analysis
  • Cost-benefit analysis

We look forward to working with you to solve your toughest power and energy concerns.

Tent City at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, used for testing and evaluating renewable energy technology.

Energy Saving Control Unit (ESCU)

ESCUs interface with legacy Environmental Control Units to reduce their energy consumption while maintaining required safety and comfort levels. more

The conceptual ACTIVE skid is relatively small and simple in design.

Active Cooling Thermally Induced Vapor-Polymerization Effect (ACTIVE)

ACTIVE is an innovative approach for power plant dry-cooling and cold energy storage that uses a depolymerization / polymerization cycle. more

Air Flows through TEETH into the deployable shelter.

Tested Energy Efficiency Technology Hybrid-ECU (TEETH)

Tested Energy Efficiency Technology Hybrid-ECU (TEETH) uses phase change material technology to reduce peak environmental control unit loads. more

Energy-Efficient Expeditionary Flooring (EEEF) panels inside a shelter in a deployed configuration.

Energy-Efficient Expeditionary Flooring (EEEF)

EEEF is a lightweight, modular, insulated, rigid, tool-less flooring system that reduces energy consumption and improves comfort in deployed shelters. more

Photo shows test setup for the SMART Energy-Efficient  Deployable Shelter.

SMART Energy-Efficient Deployable Shelter (SEEDS)

SEEDS is an improved shelter envelope that can reduce energy use on forward operating bases. more