SBIR Phase I:High Efficiency BioMass Power Generation Using Liquid Tin Anode Fuel Cell

Award Information
Agency: National Science Foundation
Branch: N/A
Contract: 1013755
Agency Tracking Number: 1013755
Amount: $150,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: BC
Solicitation Number: NSF 09-609
Small Business Information
131 Flanders Road, Westborough, MA, 01581
DUNS: 556812209
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Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Thomas Tao
 (508) 898-2223
Business Contact
 Thomas Tao
Title: PhD
Phone: (508) 898-2223
Research Institution
This SBIR Phase I project will develop a Liquid Tin Anode Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (LTA-SOFC) to generate energy from biomass. The LTA-SOFC is an advanced fuel cell that has improved efficiency of directly generating electrical power from fuels such as biomass, diesel, natural gas, and coal. This project will study the efficiency of an LTA-SOFC to produce electricity from biomass for long periods of time, and to increase the power from Kilo Watts to Mega Watts. The broader/commercial impact of this project will be the development of an efficient and cost effective electric power generating system based on the direct use of biomass. In addition, the LTA-SOFC will reduce carbon emissions.

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