Recovery Act - A No Phase Change Process to Replace Distillation in Biodiesel Production

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Amount:
$999,978.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
02-10ER85673
Agency Tracking Number:
92673
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
10 b
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Media And Process Technology Inc
1155 William Pitt Way, Pittsburgh, PA, 15238
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
802071662
Principal Investigator
 Paul Liu
 Dr.
 (412) 826-3711
 pliu@mediaandprocess.com
Business Contact
 Paul Liu
Title: Dr.
Phone: (412) 826-3711
Email: pliu@mediaandprocess.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Biodiesel production has grown substantially in the past few years in response to the increased price of imported fossil energy and significant interest in the private and public sectors for a clean renewable energy source, a desire to reduce dependence on foreign oil, and a desire to provide opportunities for American agricultural products. The U.S. market is expected to grow to between 1 to 2 billion US gallons in 2010 and double that worldwide. Beyond 2010, market growth in green energy is projected to increase dramatically due to trends in mandates by many states. However, the only conventional technology capable of satisfying the new more stringent biodiesel specifications consistently for a wide range of waste feedstock

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