Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2022
Mar. 28, 2023
Jun. 30, 2022
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2022    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Transition Report false    
Entity File Number 001-36216    
Entity Registrant Name IDEAL POWER INC.    
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE    
Entity Tax Identification Number 14-1999058    
Entity Address, Address Line One 5508 Highway 290 West, Suite 120    
Entity Address, City or Town Austin    
Entity Address, State or Province TX    
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 78735    
City Area Code 512    
Local Phone Number 264-1542    
Title of 12(g) Security Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share    
Trading Symbol IPWR    
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Small Business true    
Entity Emerging Growth Company false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   5,924,680  
Entity Central Index Key 0001507957    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2022    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Public Float     $ 72,209,660
Auditor Name BPM LLP    
Auditor Firm ID 207    
Auditor Location San Jose, California