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Apparent Energy

Revolutionizing Renewable Energy

Regulation Crowdfunding
Ashland, OR
Accepting International Investment
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Bringing Renewable Energy to India

Invest in Apparent Energy

Imagine walking into your home after a long day's work. It's pitch black, and the only small glimmer of light you have is being illuminated from an old rusty kerosene lamp hanging from a hook on your bedroom wall. 

Imagine trying to make dinner, getting ready for bed, brushing your teeth and reading with nothing but a small flame to light your way. How do you imagine this would feel? 

Dark, of course. But also a bit scary and lonely. 

In the United States and most of the developed world, electricity practically flows from our fingertips. One flick of a switch and bright lights illuminate any room we step into. The moment our devices begin to run out of power, we can simply plug them into an outlet and have full battery in no time. 

But, for developing third-world countries like India, electricity is not just scarce... For over 400 million households, it is completely non-existent.

Before reading any further, take a moment and think about what your life and your children's life would look like in the dark. Take a moment to think about everything that accessible electricity has allowed you to accomplish and the high quality of life it has given you... 

Apparent Energy is on a mission to revolutionize the way power moves and by doing so, we are bringing renewable energy to developing countries like Africa, India, and South America. We have created a device that makes electricity more accessible than it ever has been before. But, we need your help. If you are interested in investing in a company that is changing the world –– invest in Apparent Energy.

The Opportunity

$2.50 / share of Common Stock | When you invest you are betting the company’s future value will exceed $7.2M.

For details on the bonus, please see the Offering Summary below.

We Intend to Partner With the Largest Energy Brands in India

Here at Apparent Energy, we have been fortunate enough to accomplish so much in such a short amount of time. We plan to partner with some of the largest energy companies in India to help bring renewable and accessible energy to their country. These companies include Kaynes Technology, Exide Industries Limited and Tata Power Solar. We are working to establish licensing agreements with these companies to use the technology that we've created, thereby creating a partnership with them. Not much of the developed world is familiar with Tata, but for those who don't know... It's India's largest integrated power company. Our goal is to partner with titans like Tata to tackle this large problem.

We Are Helping 3rd World Countries Skip the Fossil Fuel Step

When you think about how developed countries like the United States got to where they are today, you think of two things –– a ton of hard work and more pollution than we would care to admit. Our mission is to help third-world countries like India innovate without massive pollution. Essentially, we will help them to skip the fossil fuel step.

To do this effectively, we are working to simplify solar installation and increase battery-bank life in the rickshaw (the vehicle you see in the picture below). To achieve this we have created a device called the Hybrid Boost. Using our patent pending DEC technology, we can panel mount our smaller, lighter, more efficient boost circuitry with MPPT and capture DATA from the panel to the bank. This allows for simple plug-&-play installation, constant battery maintenance & monitoring, and more range. It improves the efficiency of India's solar panels by 30% and increases the Rickshaw's battery-bank life by up to five times. 


You might be wondering... How much pollution is a rickshaw actually creating? Well, there are 100 million two-stroke rickshaws polluting India’s skies, and they're actively being converted to battery powered. The problem is the battery banks being used have lifespans of only six months and require four car batteries. With our technology and a solar panel, these rickshaw battery banks can last up to five times the current lifespan. 


At Apparent Energy, we have solved the three major causes of lead-acid battery-bank failure (corrosion, stratification, and sulfation) using our patent pending DEC technology. By adapting the frequency and agitation to the specific needs of a cell when used as a charge-controlling device, tests indicate that our technology can improve battery life up to 25%-30%. Below you will find a few of the many advantages that our DEC technology offers. 


The Major Advantages of Our Dielectric Energy Converter (DEC):

  • Inductor-less Solution: Replaces bulky, rigid, heavy inductors.
  • Low Cost of Goods: Eliminates copper wound inductors which decreases cost and time to assemble using pick and place.
  • Bi-Directional: It can be variably boost the voltage up or down
  • Wider Range: We can convert voltage from 10-600 volts
  • Dual-Charging Capabilities: It can be used to both charge and discharge batteries.
  • Scalable / Flexible: It uses standard industry components and is battery agnostic and software driven, enabling rapid development cycles for new products and applications. 
  • Small / Light: Our technology eliminates all passive components like isolation transformers and bulk capacitors, resulting in lower transportation and installation costs. 
  • Data Capture: We can monitor power moved from source to load. 
  • Versatile: Can be used to charge batteries or run a variable load.
  • Efficiency: We have tested up to 98-99% energy efficiency for longer periods of time.

Our Market and Industry

For the markets we are interested in targeting, we firmly believe that our DEC Technology will provide significant competitive advantages over old, dated and more established power conversion technology solutions currently in place. Our DEC technology will offer lower costs with better performance compared to the traditional conversion solutions sold by power conversion technology providers. 

Due to the fact that our technology is so disruptive to the industry, we believe we will not have much competition when starting out. Over time, however, it is likely that our competitors will attempt to develop similar technologies. However, we expect they will find it is less expensive to simply buy components on license from Apparent Energy. 

"There are one hundred million rickshaws in India. If we only make a $1 a rickshaw we will make $100,000,000." – Bill Patridge (President & CEO of Apparent Energy)

Help Us Propel India Forward and Make the World a Cleaner Place

In the Press

Company aims to change how energy is delivered
February 28, 2018

In a bunker-like laboratory on East Main Street, Apparent Energy is revolutionizing the way energy is delivered.

Apparent Energy Achieves Peak Output During Solar Panel Test Against Competitors
March 30, 2018

Apparent Energy has been conducting a series of experiments with its patented Dielectric Energy Converter technology (DEC). The latest experiment, conducted on February 28, 2018, tested the efficiency of the product in rainy weather conditions.

Offering Summary


Maximum 428,000* shares of common stock ($1,070,000)

*Maximum subject to adjustment for bonus shares. See 10% Bonus below

Minimum 4,000 shares of common stock ($10,000)

Apparent Energy, Inc.

Corporate Address
295 East Main St #1
Ashland, OR 97520

Description of Business
Renewable Energy Company 

Type of Security Offered
Common Stock
Purchase Price of Security Offered

Minimum Investment Amount (per investor) 

Generally, the aggregate purchase price of the shares you buy in this offering may not exceed ten percent (10%) of your annual income or net worth.  Different rules apply to accredited investors and non-natural persons.  We encourage you to review Rule 227 of Regulation Crowdfunding before you make any representation that your intended investment does not exceed applicable thresholds.  For general information on investing, we encourage you to refer to

There is currently no trading market for our common stock and we cannot guarantee that such a trading market for our common stock will ever exist.  Please see "Transferability of Securities."

Number of Shares
Price to Public
Underwriting discounts and commissions*
Proceeds to the Company**
Per Share
Minimum Offering
Maximum Offering

* We will not use commissioned sales agents or underwriters.

** Does not include expenses of the offering, including professional fees, costs of securities compliance, escrow fees, and the fees and costs of posting offering information on, estimated to be $70,000 in the aggregate if we achieve the maximum offering amount.  See "Use of Proceeds."

The 10% Bonus for StartEngine Shareholders

The Company. will offer 10% additional bonus shares for all investments that are committed by StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. shareholders (with a minimum of $1,000 investment in the StartEngine Reg A+ campaign) within 24 hours of this offering going live.

 This means that such shareholders of StartEngine will receive a bonus for any shares purchased in the first 24 hours.  For example, if a StartEngine investor buys 40 shares of Common Stock at $2.50 / share, he or she will receive 4 Common Stock bonus shares, meaning he or she will own 44 shares for $100.   Fractional shares will not be distributed and share bonuses will be determined by rounding down to the nearest whole share.

This 10% Bonus is only valid to StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. investors for one year from the time the investor receives their countersigned StartEngine Crowdfunding Inc. subscription agreement.

Irregular Use of Proceeds

The Company will not incur Irregular Use of Proceeds.

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Most recent fiscal year-end:
Prior fiscal year-end:
Total Assets
$208,540.00 USD
$154,660.00 USD
Cash And Cash Equivalents
$1,639.00 USD
$54,262.00 USD
Accounts Receivable
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Short Term Debt
$28,139.00 USD
$7,405.00 USD
Long Term Debt
$50,000.00 USD
$37,257.00 USD
Revenues And Sales
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Costs Of Goods Sold
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Taxes Paid
$0.00 USD
$0.00 USD
Net Income
-$605,324.00 USD
-$225,727.00 USD


A crowdfunding investment involves risk. You should not invest any funds in this offering unless you can afford to lose your entire investment. In making an investment decision, investors must rely on their own examination of the issuer and the terms of the offering, including the merits and risks involved. These securities have not been recommended or approved by any federal or state securities commission or regulatory authority. Furthermore, these authorities have not passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of this document. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission does not pass upon the merits of any securities offered or the terms of the offering, nor does it pass upon the accuracy or completeness of any offering document or literature. These securities are offered under an exemption from registration; however, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has not made an independent determination that these securities are exempt from registration.


Notice of Funds Disbursement

about 2 years ago

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As you might know, Apparent Energy has exceeded its minimum funding goal. When a company reaches its minimum on StartEngine, it's about to begin withdrawing funds. If you invested in Apparent Energy be on the lookout for an email that describes more about the disbursement process.

This campaign will continue to accept investments until its indicated closing date.

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