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Company: GRT, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … must be able to hold a large amount of captured gas and be capable of undergoing a minimum of 10,000 capture/release cycles required for a year of operation. The Phase I effort will focus on the use of the materials in a process that uses bromine to convert biogas into… more
Company: IntAct Labs, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … convert the energy present in wastewater streams into methane, electricity and treated H2O To date most research into bio-electrochemical systems for wastewater treatment has focused on electricity production. This often has the unwanted result of producing biogas. Building… more
Company: OMNIGREEN RENEWABLES Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: … will also resolve the issues of wastes disposal. The system will supply enough power and heat to efficiently operate a biodiesel production facility, as well as an adjacent solar dehydration plant, with all of its surplus power, sold to the utility grid. This integrated … more
Company: Tda Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: …. The use of anaerobic digester gas reduces the amount of methane emitted into the atmosphere and provides a new and untapped resource of energy. TDA Research, Inc. (TDA) proposes to develop an vacuum swing adsorption (VSA) based system for upgrading the biogas produced… more
Company: General Systems Research, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … principal objective of this project is to demonstrate that a low cost algal biomass production for oil is possible by integrating the system with wastewater treatment such as dairy farm manure, brewery wastewater, and producing valued by-products such as feedstock for biogas. … more
Company: InnoSepra Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: This SBIR Phase I project will develop a new technology to remove carbon dioxide from biogas. The innovation lies in using a bed material of zeolite-activated carbon to adsorb carbon dioxide. Biogas is a combustible mixture of methane and carbon dioxide (CO2). Raw biogas… more
Company: ENVIRONMENTAL ENERGY & ENGINEERING COMPANY Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: … of toxic, greenhouse gas producing, ammonia nitrogen discharged to the atmosphere and groundwater via the anaerobic digestion effluent. The economics of anaerobic digestion can be improved by producing pipeline quality or transportation quality fuel from the biogas1.… more
Company: BIOGAS & ELECTRIC, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: Biogas & Electric LLC proposes a novel low cost approach to NOx removal through a combination of extended absorption and selective non-catalytic reduction utilizing the anaerobic digester liquid waste stream. If efficacy in the proposed NOx removal process can be shown, the new… more
Company: QUASAR ENERGY GROUP, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: … from bench systems to be tested in a pilot reactor. The project will further develop a cost-effective anaerobic digestion process to recover energy from lignocellulosic biomass. This research will allow the process to be optimized for stability, energy efficiency, and biogas… more
Company: HANSEN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: … by Hansen Energy and Environmental (HEE) and called the Andigen Induced Blanket Reactor (IBR). Andigen was licensed to sells the patented IBR anaerobic digester. Then again in 2006 with the help from a USDA Rural Development Grant, HEE operated a 1996 Chevy truck on biogas… more
Company: IntAct Labs, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: This SBIR Phase I project will develop an anaerobic digestion system which utilizes bio-electrodes to more efficiently convert wastewater into biogas and ultimately energy. Bio-electrochemical systems have received significant attention in recent years with the discovery of… more
Company: Media and Process Technology Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: This SBIR Phase I project will develop a method that utilizes a carbon based adsorptive surface flow membrane to perform continuous concentration of methane from raw bio-gas from large animal feed operations. The membrane can upgrade biogas at 40 to 65% CH4 to 90%+ CH4 with… more
Company: Mainstream Engineering Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: Anaerobic digesters are capable of producing methane-rich biogas from animal manure and also offer the advantages of controlling odors, reducing pathogens, and minimizing the environmental impact of the waste. The biogas produced from anaerobic digesters is a renewable,… more
Company: Tda Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: Farms and dairies generate byproducts containing more than 2 quadrillion Btu of energy per year. This energy is either not used at all or used in old and inefficient processes. Particularly, the use of biogas generated from bio-waste in distributed fuel cell systems presents a… more
Company: GRT, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2009 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project is an innovative route to produce liquid fuels from biomass. The process will convert biomass, including lignocellulosic biomass, to liquid fuels, with three key steps. First, a synthetic natural gas (SNG) or biogas is… more
Company: Membrane Technology and Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2009 / 1
Abstract: …006. The majority of this increase was due to general changes in methods of manure management. It is reasonable to expect that methane emissions from manure management will increase if there is no effective way to collect and utilize this gas. Anaerobic digestion with biogas… more
Company: Tda Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2009 / 1
Abstract: TDA is developing a cost effective and flexible desulfurization technology to clean-up biogas generated from waste streams fuels that allow its use in highly efficient fuel cell-based combined heat and power systems. Better and efficient use of these under-utilized biowastes… more
Company: Mainstream Engineering Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: Anaerobic digesters are capable of producing methane-rich biogas from animal manure and also offer the advantages of controlling odors, reducing pathogens, and minimizing the environmental impact of the waste. The biogas produced from anaerobic digesters is a renewable,… more
Company: OMNIGREEN RENEWABLES Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: … microturbine generator. This configuration will supply enough power and heat to efficiently operate a biodiesel production facility, as well as an adjacent solar dehydration plant - with all of its surplus power, sold to the utility grid. This integration of a biogas-solar… more
Company: PROMETHEUS ENERGY COMPANY Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: A large number of small diary farms and hog farms in the US are considering the use of anaerobic digestion for conversion of animal manure into biogas. One difficulty they face is that existing biogas purification technology is too expensive on the scale of… more
Company: Freund`s Farm, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2007 / 2
Abstract: … has demonstrated that small quantities of pots can be molded from manure that offer the desired characteristics of biodegradability and decomposability, penetration of plant roots through pot walls, and nutrient content. However, the solids separation and bio-gas fuel source… more
Company: Carthago International Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: … of methane (CH4) and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) to measure the performance and control the operation of anaerobic digesters and - low to zero-emissions - power generators (e.g. microturbines and fuel cells). The proprietary technology will maximize the recovery of biogas,… more
Company: Technology Management, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: USDA / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: … high potential as a carbon-neutral fuel source for power generation. Ammonia pollution from agricultural sources, particularly animal waste presents a serious chronic problem. Technology Management, Inc (TMI) proposes to demonstrate how ammonia contaminated biogas… more
Company: Membrane Technology and Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: Methane is an important global warming gas. Large amounts of methane and other light hydrocarbons are produced as solution gas in the production of oil, and as biogas from landfills and animal feedlots. Some of this gas is emitted directly to the atmosphere, some is flared, and… more
Company: INFINIA CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1998 / 1
Abstract: … of environmental impact, fuel costs, fuel transportation, and sustainable fuel resources. This project will integrate a low emissions gasifier with a long-life, maintenance-free Stirling engine, an approach that solves many earlier problems encountered when biogas is used… more
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