Recovery Act - Low-Cost Thermoelectrics for Industrial Waste Heat Recovery

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: 02-10ER85619
Agency Tracking Number: 92804
Amount: $150,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: 09 c
Solicitation Number: DE-PS02-09ER09-27
Small Business Information
3301 Kempton Avenue, Oakland, CA, 94611
DUNS: 830369562
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Matthew Scullin
 (917) 575-8724
Business Contact
 Matthew Scullin
Title: Dr.
Phone: (917) 575-8724
Research Institution
Over 60% of the $10 trillion in energy produced globally every year is wasted, mostly in the form of heat from power plants, industry, and transportation. Capturing this lost energy has the potential to generate 2.3 Quads per year of electricity in the US alone, 17% of US electric generation. Thermoelectric materials offer a means of realizing this opportunity, which is compact and has no moving parts, but existing devices are preclusively expensive due to exotic raw materials and complex manufacturing. Alphabet Energy

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