This week is National Small Business Week, and CRES is highlighting the efforts that small businesses around the country have contributed to advancing clean energy technology. In the state of Oregon, we were introduced to Onboard...
Prepares to Deliver 1st CNG-Powered Vehicle At 6pm on July 24, Rita Hansen received a phone call and an invitation to a party. Unlike most invites, this one was from a policy advisor in the White House’s Office of Science & Technology and the party was the inaugural White House Demo Day. Hansen’s Bend-based companyRead More
Bend’s own Rita Hansen, head of OnBoard Dynamics, has been selected to be part of a delegation of U.S. entrepreneurs, investors and more headed to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at the en…
Onboard Dynamics is trying to bring to market an engine that would make it much more convenient to power vehicles on natural gas. The dual-function engine has drawn $6 million in federal energy-innovation grants since it was conceived by OSU-Cascades engineering professor Chris Hagen. The technology wouldn’t exist without the university. And the company wouldn’t exist without Rita Hansen and Jeff Witwer, entrepreneurs who formed the company and brought additional funding.“We used to joke with
CTO Chris Hagen Discusses Low-Pressure NG Refueling with myWindowCO
BEND - myWindowCO host Kerri Stewart interviews Chris Hagen about the history, future, and potential of natural gas refueling technology from Onboard Dynamics. Watch the video here.