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Title: Syngas Production By Thermochemical Conversion Of H2o And Co2 Mixtures Using A Novel Reactor Design

The Department of Energy awarded Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT) an SBIR Phase II contract (#DE-SC0004729) to develop a high-temperature solar thermochemical reactor for syngas production using water and/or carbon dioxide as feedstocks. The technology aims to provide a renewable and sustainable alternative to fossil fuels, promote energy independence and mitigate adverse issues associated with climate change by essentially recycling carbon from carbon dioxide emitted by the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels. To commercialize the technology and drive down the cost of solar fuels, new advances are needed in materials development and reactor design, both of which are integral elements in this program.
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  1. Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc, Lancaster, PA (United States)
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Technical Report
Research Org:
Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc, Lancaster, PA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE; USDOE Office of Fossil Energy (FE)
Contributing Orgs:
Dr. Rich Diver, DiverSolar LLC; Professor Sossina Haile, Caltech
Country of Publication:
United States
14 SOLAR ENERGY Solar thermochemical cycle