The U.S. Department of Energy announced Tuesday that it providing $16 million in funding for 54 projects — nine of them at Oak Ridge National Laboratory — to help commercialize promising energy technologies.
Here are the awards to ORNL:
•Molten Salt Reactor Neutronics Tools, $150,000.
•Novel High Permeability Membranes for CO2 Capture, $150,000.
•On-Vehicle Emission Sensor, $150,000.
•Additive Manufacturing of Thermoset Cellular Structures, $500,000: Magnum Venus Products, Knoxville, TN.
•Carbon Fiber Plasma Surface Treatment, $500,000: RMX Technologies, LLC., Knoxville, TN, C.A. Litzler Company, LLC., Cleveland, OH.
•Liquid Salt Environment Creep Testing System Development and Commercialization, $700,000: Applied Testing Systems, Inc., Butler, PA.
•New High-Strength Ni-based Alloys for High Temperature Service in Liquid Fluoride Salt Environments, $135,000: Haynes International, Kokomo, IN.
•Residential Gas Heat Pump (RGHP), $750,000: Blue Mountain Energy, Las Vegas, NV, Intellichoice Energy, Las Vegas, NV, Alagasco, Birmingham, AL, Mestex, Dallas, TX.
•The ENABLE (Environmentally Neutral Automated Building Electric Energy) Platform, $625,000: Flex Power Control, Woodland Hills, CA.