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Title: Advanced Alumina Aerogel Insulation for Application in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Power Generation Systems Final Report CRADA No. TC-1373-96

Abstract

This project was established to develop and optimize processing techniques for alumina aerogel for its application as thermal insulating material in solid oxide fuel cell ("SOFC") power generation systems. SOFC power-generation systems have demonstrated greater electrical efficiency and lower stack pollution compared with existing combustion turbine based-systems. Successful commercialization of the technology required that the SOFC generator costs be reduced, particularly insulation costs. Approximately 20% of generator costs are associated with insulation material. Current insulation materials are either very expensive and cannot withstand prolonged exposure to high temperatures, or are unstable and prone to chemical changes.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Siemens Westinghouse, Pittsburgh, PA (United States)
  2. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1424646
Report Number(s):
LLNL-TR-746130
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE

Citation Formats

Dederer, J. T., and Hrubesh, L. W. Advanced Alumina Aerogel Insulation for Application in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Power Generation Systems Final Report CRADA No. TC-1373-96. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1424646.
Dederer, J. T., & Hrubesh, L. W. Advanced Alumina Aerogel Insulation for Application in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Power Generation Systems Final Report CRADA No. TC-1373-96. United States. doi:10.2172/1424646.
Dederer, J. T., and Hrubesh, L. W. Fri . "Advanced Alumina Aerogel Insulation for Application in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Power Generation Systems Final Report CRADA No. TC-1373-96". United States. doi:10.2172/1424646. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1424646.
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title = {Advanced Alumina Aerogel Insulation for Application in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Power Generation Systems Final Report CRADA No. TC-1373-96},
author = {Dederer, J. T. and Hrubesh, L. W.},
abstractNote = {This project was established to develop and optimize processing techniques for alumina aerogel for its application as thermal insulating material in solid oxide fuel cell ("SOFC") power generation systems. SOFC power-generation systems have demonstrated greater electrical efficiency and lower stack pollution compared with existing combustion turbine based-systems. Successful commercialization of the technology required that the SOFC generator costs be reduced, particularly insulation costs. Approximately 20% of generator costs are associated with insulation material. Current insulation materials are either very expensive and cannot withstand prolonged exposure to high temperatures, or are unstable and prone to chemical changes.},
doi = {10.2172/1424646},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2018},
month = {Fri Feb 09 00:00:00 EST 2018}
}

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