Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2019
Mar. 25, 2020
Jun. 28, 2019
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2019    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Entity Registrant Name Ideal Power Inc.    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Central Index Key 0001507957    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Trading Symbol IPWR    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   2,099,951  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Public Float     $ 4,489,600
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes