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Economical Process for Conversion of Biomass and Coal to Liquid Fuels

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
99461
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
95419
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
26 c
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Energy Catalysis Inc.
1200 Florence Columbus Road, Suite 117 Burlington, NJ 08505
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Economical Process for Conversion of Biomass and Coal to Liquid Fuels
Agency: DOE
Contract: DE-FG02-10ER85763
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

To move beyond the national dependence on foreign oil imports and utilize the vast reserve of coal and renewable biomass in the U.S.A., we need to develop a new technology for conversion of coal and biomass to clean liquid hydrocarbon fuels. This new technology must also be environmentally friendly and cost competitive with petroleum-based fuels. Indirect coal or biomass liquefaction processes are expensive and emit large amounts of CO2 and other pollutants to the atmosphere. The current commercial process of direct coal liquefaction has inefficient and expensive reactor system. The biomass liquefaction processes produce bio-oils that are unstable and require further upgrading to be suitable to be used as liquid fuel. The Department of Energy is looking for an innovative process for direct liquefaction of coal and biomass that is cost effective, environmental friendly, and a potential major source of liquid fuel. Energy Catalysis Incorporated recently completed a Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program on

Principal Investigator:

Partha Ganguli
Dr.
7326476283
p.ganguli@verizon.net

Business Contact:

Partha Ganguli
Dr.
7326476283
p.ganguli@verizon.net
Small Business Information at Submission:

Energy Catalysis Inc.
1200 Florence Columbus Road, Suite 117 Burlington, NJ 08505

EIN/Tax ID: 145143900
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No