Turbines Project Awards

The Turbines Program made the following awards for new projects in FY2016.

Agreement Number Project Title Performer Name Technology Area
Projects Awarded in FY2016
FE0023955 Ceramic Matrix Composite Advanced Transition for 65% Combined Cycle (Phase II) Siemens Energy Inc. Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0023965 Advanced Multi-Tube Mixer Combustion for 65% Efficiency (Phase II) General Electric Company Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0023983 Rotating Detonation Combustion for Gas Turbines-Modeling and System Synthesis (Phase II) Aerojet Rocketdyne Pressure Gain Combustion
FE0023998 Advanced Turbomachinery Components for Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles (Phase II) Institute of Gas Technology Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
FE0024006 High Temperature CMC Nozzles for 65% Efficiency (Phase II) General Electric Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0024007 Development of Low-Leakage Shaft End Seals for Utility-Scale SCO2 Turbo Expanders (Phase II) General Electric Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
FE0024041 High Inlet Temperature Combustor for Direct Fired Supercritical Oxy-Combustion (Phase II) Southwest Research Institute Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
SC0015101 Ceramic-Metal Joining by a Novel Flame Processing NGimat Company Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0015111 Ceramic-Metal Joining of Components Used at High-Temperature and High Pressure Physical Optics Corporation Pressure Gain Combustion
SC0015118 Novel Materials for Metal to Ceramic Transitions HiFunda, LLC Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0015144 Ceramic to Metal Joints Physical Sciences Inc. Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0015179 Nanoscale Metal Oxide Coatings for Corrosion Protection of Superalloy Materials Calabazas Creek Research, Inc. Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0015181 Corrosion and Erosion Resistant Surface Features for High Pressure Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Heat Exchangers Altex Technologies Corporation Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
SC0015192 Ceramic-to-Metal Joining for High Temperature, High Pressure Heat Exchangers Electron Technologies, Inc. Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
SC0015743 Superalloy MMC Components for Advanced Turbine Systems Advanced Powder Solutions Inc. Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0015941 A Suite of Ultra High-Temperature Ceramic Components for Advanced Turbine Systems Based on Polymer-Derived Ceramics Sporian Microsystems Inc. Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0015951 Improving Efficiency and Reducing Costs for the Supercritical CO2 Design Process Concepts NREC, LLC Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles

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The Turbines Program made the following awards for new projects in FY2015.

Agreement Number Project Title Performer Name Technology Area
Projects Awarded in FY2015
FE0025011 Improving Turbine Efficiencies Through Heat Transfer and Aerodynamic Research in the Steady Thermal Aero Research Turbine (START) Pennsylvania State University Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0025174 Investigation of Autoignition and Combustion Stability of High Pressure Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Oxy-Combustion Georgia Tech Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
FE0025260 Chemical Kinetic Modeling Development and Validation Experiments for Direct Fired Supercritical CO2 Combustor University of Central Florida Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
FE0025315 A Joint Experimental/Computational Study of Non-Idealities in Practical Rotating Detonation Engines University of Michigan Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0025320 Revolutionizing Turbine Cooling with Micro-Architectures Enabled by Direct Metal Laser Sintering Ohio State University Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0025343 Advancing Pressure Gain Combustion in Terrestrial Turbine Systems Purdue University Pressure Gain Combustion
FE0025344 High Temperature Low Nox Combustor Concept Development Georgia Tech Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0025495 Understanding the Transient Combustion Pheonomena in Low-Nox Gas Turbines Penn State University Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0025525 Effect of Mixture Concentration Inhomogeneity on Detonation Properties in Pressure Gain Combustion Penn State University Pressure Gain Combustion
FE0025793 Design, Fabrication and Performance Characterization of Near-Surface Embedded Cooling Channels (NSECC) with an Oxide Dispersion Strengthened (ODS) Coating Layer University of Pittsburgh Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0013098
Advanced Bond Coats for Thermal Barrier Coating Systems Based on High Entropy Alloys
Directed Vapor Technologies International Inc.
Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0013220
Exploration of High Entropy Alloys for Turbine Applications
QuesTek Innovations LLC
Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0013691 An Advanced Gas Foil Bearing Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide as the Working Fluid
Mechanical Solutions, Inc. Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles

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The Turbines Program made the following awards for new projects in FY2014.

Agreement Number Project Title Performer Name Technology Area
Projects Awarded in FY2014
FE0023955 Ceramic Matrix Composite Advanced Transition for 65% Combined Cycle Siemens Energy Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0023975 Turbocharged Gas Turbine with ArticReturnTM Cooling Florida Turbine Technologies Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0023983 Rotating Detonation Combustion for Gas Turbines-Modeling and System Synthesis Aerojet Rocketdyne Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0024006 High Temperature CMC Nozzles for 65% Efficiency General Electric Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0024011 Combined Cycle Power Generation Employing Pressure Gain Combustion United Technologies Advanced Combustion Turbines
FE0023985 Coal Syngas Combustor Development for High-pressure, Oxy-fuel SCO2 Cycle Applications 8 Rivers Capital, LLC   Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
FE0023998 Advanced Turbomachinery Components for Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles Aerojet Rocketdyne Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
FE0024007 Development of Low-Leakage Shaft End Seals for Utility-Scale SCO2 Turbo Expanders General Electric Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
FE0024041 High Inlet Temperature Combustor for Direct Fired Supercritical Oxy-Combustion Southwest Research Institute Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles
SC0011335 Durable High Temperature Coatings for Utility Scale Gas Turbine Hot Gas Path Components UES, Inc. Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0011373 High Temperature Duplex Coating Mohawk Innovative Technology Inc Advanced Combustion Turbines
SC0011953 Demonstration of a Compact Heat Exchanger for Supercritical CO2 Heat Recovery Systems Echogen Power Systems  Supercritical CO2 Power Cycles

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