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INDRA Engineering Prize

03/12/2017 10:10 PM

Alternative energy competition, engineering competition, design competition

INDRA institute for bio-recharge

Alexandria, VA 22314

February 2017

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INDRA project development prize

The INDRA institute, a think tank sponsored by Gravitational Systems Engineering inc., a prominent US military contractor based in Alexandria Va, announces a $25,000 prize for the development of a gravity powered engine based upon, patent pending, vetted company designs.

Gravity power is the next big thing in the alternative energy field. Gravity has been used for centuries to generate power from flowing water via dams. Gravity is the always available energy source when compared to solar, wind or fuel based combustion. Fundamental gravity powered devices like the siphons, low head hydro, or the reverse Archimedes screw, employ gravity as a power source, yet gravity as a power source has languished when faced with progress in other forms of power.

Gravity powers the strongest forces on the planet, wind, rain, and weight itself, yet our science and technology view this energy source as untamable, almost mystical. The GSE VTD engine is a step towards replacing expensive solar and wind generator, and polluting fuel based combustion.

A gravity engine operates by maintaining a concentrating cycle of gravity events. Electrical energy is inductively harvested from the constructed height and depth employing optimized materials and forms. The VTD engine was invented by GSE head engineer, Gare Henderson, Ph.D..

The INDRA institute, working towards our goals of increasing the fresh water supplies of the planet, is sponsoring this competition since we see the gravity engine as an enabling technology.

This competition will bring the winning development team to international prominence, and perhaps a place in future history books. An efficient design, which is easy to construct with local materials, will quickly be replicated in millions of backyards and basements around the world.

The international competition starts April 8, 2017 and runs until October 1, 2017. The challenge is to construct and efficient version of the company’s VTD engine. The VTD engine can be constructed of inexpensive materials including wood, plastic and copper wire.

The competition is designed to both advance gravity powered technology, to a level competitive with solar or wind powered generators, and to promote the use of the gravity engine technology across the globe. The VTD engine is an induction generator that provides both kinetic and electrical power, and can provide sufficient off-grid power to operate a western home when constructed at a scale similar to a wind or solar generator of similar output.

The free competition materials include design guidelines and extensive engineering notes that will aid the competitor in completing their entry with minimal cost. Materials grants are available to university based entrants. A significant engineering GSE R&D contract may be available to the winning teams.

To register your team, or for more information please visit the INDRA institute website at;

Dr. Theo Pruit (Email Address Removed - CR4 Admin)

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Re: INDRA Engineering Prize

03/13/2017 2:49 PM

What is a VTD? You might want to consider re-writing this post because the vagueness of it all might leave the reader with the impression that this is some sort of over-unity device. We get to see lots of those in this forum.

Even a visit to your website leaves me wondering. Levitating an entire data center for IBM?

"No thoughtful person would deny that the development of electrical energy and internal combustions systems, required years of research, and the contributions of countless engineering, scientists, and mathematicians to achieve its current ubiquity."

Your website could use a good editing.

Those solicitation numbers are very interesting.

I noted that solicitation W912NS-16-T-2010 for the Missouri National Guard was contract number W912NS16P0017 for a total of $111,034 to move furniture.

And then there was solicitation W91249-16-H-0001 with a contract award of $125,396 for towing, storage, and disposition services at Tinker AFB.

So what is it that you REALLY do, other than harvest small business contracts from the government and then subcontract the work out to someone else? (Who might not even be a small business per the FAR.)

For members of this forum who may not be aware, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) has requirements for agencies that dictate a certain percentage of contract dollars MUST be fufilled by qualified small businesses and other categories of 'disadvantaged' business entities. So there are companies out there that are 'women-owned' and so forth that base their business model on capturing this largess. It doesn't matter whether it is a good deal for the U.S. government or not, it is mandated by law.

I really should stop looking at your website.

Folks, if it is time to drain the swamp, this is as good a time as any.

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