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Novel Sensors for Slagging Coal Gasification
Systems

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Energy, All Departmental Locations, All DOE Federal Offices
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  • Original Grant - Nov 3, 2004
Applications Due:

Nov 30, 2004

total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: Not Available
type of funding: Grant
Description:

NOTE: Please read the Master Funding Opportunity
Announcement for complete
evaluation criteria and instructions on how to prepare your application.
https://e-center.doe.gov/iips/faopor.nsf/1be0f2271893ba198525644b006bc0be/7dd24fd3b334d11985256f32005c0821?OpenDocument


Applications which fit the following description should be submitted under
this
funding opportunity title of Novel Sensors for Slagging Coal Gasification
Systems (DE-PS26-05NT42244-04).

Development of novel sensors and control systems is needed to support the
full-scale implementation and operation of highly efficient power
generation
technologies such as advanced combustion, gasification, turbines, fuel
cells,
gas cleaning technologies, and carbon sequestration. Current technology
developments are in support of the FutureGen initiative and other
programmatic
efforts aimed at enhancing the efficiency and reducing emissions thereby
removing the environmental concerns associated with fossil fuel use.

Grant applications are sought for novel measurement approaches that can
determine the integrity and thickness of refractory used in slagging coal
gasification systems. Slagging coal gasifiers operate under extreme
reducing
conditions, high temperatures (less than 1000 oC), and elevated pressure
(greater than 200 psig),
which create highly erosive and corrosive conditions. The ability to
estimate
the thickness or integrity of the refractory in the harshest zones of the
gasifier will contribute to extending the operational time between
shutdowns,
thus improving the reliability of a gasification-based power system. Low
cost
point measurements are acceptable approaches. A single threshold
measurement
of refractory thickness integrated with temperature measurement is also of
interest. Non-destructive evaluations (NDE) that can be used during
operation
will also provide valuable information for determining when a gasifier
should
be shutdown for maintenance.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

University Coal Research

More Information:

Click here to view the Opportunity

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: using this
link

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: JoAnn Zysk

Address Info:

U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology
Laboratory, 3610 Collins Ferry Road (MS-I07) P.O. Box 880 Morgantown, WV
26507-0880

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