Primary Industry: Energy

Organization Type: Product/Technology Company

Arvada, Colorado
United States

Company Description:

SkyFuel is a venture capital funded startup in early stage commercial deployment. SkyFuel has three commercialized products ¿ the SkyTrough® parabolic trough solar concentrating collector, the OnSun¿ integrated drive and control tracking system, and ReflecTech® high reflectance silverized polymer film.
The SkyTrough® is the first utility scale solar concentrator to use lightweight ReflecTech® mirror film in place of traditional glass mirrors. SkyFuel¿s OnSun¿ Integrated Control and Drive System provides highly accurate positioning for parabolic trough solar collectors using a helical, hydraulic rotary actuator and the SkyTrakker¿ control board for precision tracking. SkyFuel¿s SkyTrough® was named CSP Today ¿Commercialized Technology Innovation of 2010¿ for its breakthroughs in cost reduction and constructability. SkyFuel is also developing next-generation, high-temperature parabolic trough and linear Fresnel systems. SkyFuel is now taking orders for the SkyTrough®, ReflecTech®, and OnSun¿.