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Open Water Testing

The PAX Scientific and BladeRunner Teams completed the first of many open water tests in September 2017. The main goal was to characterize the performance of the flexible tether and compare it to flume results. The team will... Read More

BladeRunner Awarded Phase II Grant

The National Science Foundation has again chosen to support the BladeRunner technology. The PAX Scientific and BladeRunner teams have been awarded a Phase II grant through the NSF’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The project will build on... Read More

BladeRunner Rotor Testing

On June 8, 2016, the BladeRunner team traveled to California State University, Chico to test four different rotor types as part of our National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Project. Using the controllable flume, the team measured... Read More

BladeRunner is Official!

With an encouraging proof of concept test and initial market validation, The BladeRunner Energy Company has been officially formed. The team is energized and excited for the challenges and opportunities that we will encounter on this journey to bring affordable clean... Read More

Potomac River Rotor Test

On April 24, 2014, the BladeRunner team waded out into the cool waters of the Potomac River for a concept test featuring the PAX Rotor connected to a power drill by a flexible steel cable. This marked one... Read More