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Title: Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Atrex Energy, Inc. and National Energy Technology Laboratory

Abstract

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) will collaborate with Atrex Energy through CRADA (AGMT-0680) to demonstrate their patent-pending, single step electrode infiltration technique on Atrex commercial-scale tubular solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC). For SOFC to be widely accepted in the commercial domain, the stability of the cells must improve and performance degradation must be mitigated for the technology to be economically viable. NETL’s single-step electrode infiltration technique addresses these challenges by introducing a highly-active nanocatalyst material into the SOFC microstructure, improving cell performance and longevity. Atrex will use NETL’s technology to generate two stacks of cells to effectively demonstrate the benefits at a commercially-relevant scale. Upon detailed analysis of the first stack test results, NETL will optimize the solution chemistry of the nanocatalyst material for an improved formula to incorporate into the second test. This work is funded through a Technology Commercialization Fund that has been awarded to NETL and Atrex as is expected to result in licensing of the technology upon a successful project.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Atrex Energy, Inc., Walpole, MA (United States)
  2. National Energy Technology Lab. (NETL), Morgantown, WV (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, Morgantown, WV, and Albany, OR (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1433179
Report Number(s):
NETL-AGMT-0680
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE

Citation Formats

Fernandes, Neil, and Hackett, Gregory A. Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Atrex Energy, Inc. and National Energy Technology Laboratory. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1433179.
Fernandes, Neil, & Hackett, Gregory A. Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Atrex Energy, Inc. and National Energy Technology Laboratory. United States. doi:10.2172/1433179.
Fernandes, Neil, and Hackett, Gregory A. Thu . "Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Atrex Energy, Inc. and National Energy Technology Laboratory". United States. doi:10.2172/1433179. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1433179.
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title = {Abstract - Cooperative Research and Development Agreement between Atrex Energy, Inc. and National Energy Technology Laboratory},
author = {Fernandes, Neil and Hackett, Gregory A.},
abstractNote = {The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) will collaborate with Atrex Energy through CRADA (AGMT-0680) to demonstrate their patent-pending, single step electrode infiltration technique on Atrex commercial-scale tubular solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC). For SOFC to be widely accepted in the commercial domain, the stability of the cells must improve and performance degradation must be mitigated for the technology to be economically viable. NETL’s single-step electrode infiltration technique addresses these challenges by introducing a highly-active nanocatalyst material into the SOFC microstructure, improving cell performance and longevity. Atrex will use NETL’s technology to generate two stacks of cells to effectively demonstrate the benefits at a commercially-relevant scale. Upon detailed analysis of the first stack test results, NETL will optimize the solution chemistry of the nanocatalyst material for an improved formula to incorporate into the second test. This work is funded through a Technology Commercialization Fund that has been awarded to NETL and Atrex as is expected to result in licensing of the technology upon a successful project.},
doi = {10.2172/1433179},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Apr 05 00:00:00 EDT 2018},
month = {Thu Apr 05 00:00:00 EDT 2018}
}

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