Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2014
Aug. 13, 2014
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name Energous Corp  
Entity Central Index Key 0001575793  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Trading Symbol WATT  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   9,448,872
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2014  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2014