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1 Small Business Innovation Research & Small Business Technology Transfer DOE Phase I (Release 3) EERE Topics March 19, Opening Remarks: Dr. Tina Kaarsberg, Senior Advisor, speaking on behalf of Dr. Henry Kelly, Acting Assistant Secretary Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) EERE Topic and Subtopic Questions: EERE subject matter experts

2 DOE Phase I Funding Opportunity Announcements for FY2012 Moderator: Chris O Gwin, Program Changes: Manny Oliver, Director, DOE DOE Webinar March 19, 2012

3 Phase I Funding Opportunity Announcements Changes for FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2012 Phase I Phase I (Release 1) Phase I (Release 2) Focused Topics Letter of Intent Required Phase I (Release 3) Broad Topics Pre-Application Required Pilot Link for: Release 3 topics 3

4 Letters of Intent (Release 1 & 2) Primary purpose Begin reviewer assignment to reduce award cycle time Secondary purpose Provide notification to applicants who appear to non-responsive; you may submit a formal application if you receive this notification Limits Small businesses may submit only 10 letters of intent per solicitation Content: Title Topic and subtopic Abstract (<500 words) List of collaborators Small business information Name, address Business official and contact information Principal investigator 4

5 Pre-Applications (Release 3) Primary purpose Identify applicants whose projects address the topic and subtopic AND the specified objectives Only applicants who receive a letter of encouragement may submit a formal application Limits Small businesses may submit only 5 pre-applications per solicitation Content: Title Topic and subtopic Project description (<2000 words and up to 5 pages) List of collaborators Small business information Name, address Business official name, signature, and contact information Principal investigator 5

6 Phase I Funding Opportunity Announcements Participating DOE Programs Phase I (Release 1) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research Office of Basic Energy Sciences Office of Biological and Environmental Research Office of Fusion Energy Sciences Office of High Energy Physics Office of Nuclear Physics Phase I (Release 2) Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office of Environmental Management Office of Fossil Energy Office of Nuclear Energy Phase I (Release 3) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) 6

7 FY 2012 Phase I Schedule Release 1 Release 2 Release 3 Topics Issued July 13, 2011 November 1, 2011 March 5, 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcement Issued Letters of Intent or Pre-Applications Due Full Applications Due September 19, 2011 August 1, 2011 November 28, 2011 April 3, 2012 August 25, 2011 December 20, 2011 May 1, 2012 January 31, 2012 July 3, 2012 Award Notification January 13, 2012 May 2012* October 2012* Grant Start Date February 20, 2012 June 2012* November 2012* *preliminary dates subject to change 7

8 April Webinar Q&A for Phase I (Release 3) Funding Opportunity Announcement Update on Changes to the DOE Programs Reauthorization FY 2013 Schedule 8

9 DOE Contact Information Web: List: Join our mailing list! Phone:

10 EERE is listening Based on feedback from the small business community EERE is working toward making SBIR funding opportunities: More Frequent o 2 or 3 solicitations per year to access innovative ideas more often More Flexible o Broader topics to allow greater access to innovative solutions 10

11 EERE is responding DOE is releasing its 3 rd solicitation in FY2012 with EERE topics. (more frequent) DOE/EERE is piloting a broad topic solicitation (more flexible) but Using mandatory pre-applications to ensure that the proposed solutions are viable before asking potential applicants to make a full application. 11

12 EERE Topics: Agenda Details Timing of topic presentations. Time Topic/Technology Speakers Subtopics 2:15 Topic 8 Wind Mike Derby and Joel Cline (2) 2:23 Topic 7 Water Ryan Sun Chee Fore and Rajesh Dham (2) 2:30 Topic 6 Vehicles Brian Cunningham (8) 2:45 Topic 5 Solar Carmen Cioc, Kyle Rudzinski, and Jesse Gary (4) 2:57 Topic 4 H2 & Fuel Cells Dimitrios Papageorgopoulos, and Ned Stetson (2) 3:07 Topic 3 Buildings Alexis Abramson (8) 3:20 Topic 2 Biomass Travis Tempel (2) 3:25 Topic 1 Adv. Manufacturing Bhima Sastri (2) TOTAL 30 EERE Portfolio Manager: 12

13 Wind Technology Program Topic 8: The EERE Wind Technology Program seeks proposals for innovations that significantly advance the goal of large cost reductions in the deployment of U.S. wind power resources, including: (a) (b) Logistics for Land-Based Wind Power and Development of a Met-Ocean Package for Offshore Wind. 13

14 Wind: Logistics for Land-Based Wind Power Subtopic 8(a) Need >3.5MW land-based turbines. Innovations that enable this because they are not limited by current transportation, assembly and installation methods include: Modular designs for larger blades and taller towers that permit transportation using current methods On-site fabrication of turbine components affected by transportation limits New transportation methods for large blades and tower sections that eliminate weight and size constraints Point of Contact: 14

15 Wind: Logistics for Land-Based Wind Power Subtopic 8(a) Question: Is the topic focused on lighter weight wind turbine components that can be transported? 15

16 Wind: Met-Ocean Package for Offshore Wind Subtopic 8(b): Develop one or more standardized, commercially viable monitoring equipment package configuration to address met-ocean data needs, with emphasis on offshore wind. Measurements must support improved assessment of wind speed and direction Atmospheric stability Ocean waves Swells and currents Data sampling, and Communication rates consistent with advanced rapid refresh weather modeling data assimilation needs. These monitoring packages must also be able to serve as companion measurement platforms to specialized floating LIDAR systems. Required to justify the economic viability of the proposed package assuming near term (< 5 years) industry deployment for project resource characterization. continued 16

17 Wind: Met-Ocean Package for Offshore Wind Subtopic 8(b) continued Examples of current standard met-ocean packages include: The NOAA Automated Surface Observing System (ASOS) and the NDBC Coastal-Marine Automated Network stations NOAA National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) buoys The University of Maine NERACOOS buoy package. Point of Contact: 17

18 Wind: Wind Webinar Met-Ocean Package for Offshore Wind Subtopic 8(b): A webinar (March 21, 2012) will be offered to prospective applicants to provide further information on these requirements. 18

19 Water Power Technology Program Topic 7: The EERE Water Power Technology Program seeks proposals for large cost reductions in the deployment of U.S. water (hydro- and marine) power resources to enable water power to provide 15% of our nation's electricity by 2030, including: (a) Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy (b) Hydropower Applications 19

20 Water: Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Subtopic 7(a) Geotechnical technology that reduces survey costs through quick and accurate delivery of information to properly characterize the seafloor under variable environmental conditions (e.g. currents, tides, waves) to accelerate the deployment of foundations (e.g., piles) or moorings (e.g., anchors) for marine energy devices Applicants must provide a basis for the proposed technology s capacity to reduce the time for investigation required to fix a generic marine energy device to a site by 50% relative to conventional geotechnical survey methods (e.g. penetration testing, core sampling). Proposed technologies should be applicable to inland waterways and/or offshore sites: either shallow water (0-30 m), transitional depth (30-60 m) or both. Point of Contact: 20

21 Water: Marine and Hydrokinetic Energy Question: The proposed 7(a) subtopic seems quite narrow in scope. 21

22 Water: Hydropower Applications Subtopic 7(b) Develop cost-effective (targeting a levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of less than 6 per kwh) modular civil works package for hydropower applications including: Innovative, non-metallic hydropower turbine designs; Innovative turbines that increase the range of peak or near peak efficiency for various head and flow conditions; Modular structures and turbines for small hydropower applications. (100kw 5MW); Alternative pipe material for small hydropower applications; and Advanced tunneling methods for hydropower development. Point of Contact: 22

23 Water: Hydropower Applications Subtopic 7(b) Question: Are you interested in concepts applicable to small streams with steady flow such as non-metallic polymer turbines? 23

24 Vehicles Technologies Program Topic 6: EERE s Vehicles Technologies Program (VTP) is focused on developing technologies to enable average new vehicle fuel economy of more than 60 miles per gallon for cars and more than 43 miles per gallon for trucks by VTP seeks projects in the following areas: (a) High-Energy, High-Power Electric Drive Vehicle Batteries (b) Catalyst Materials for Exhaust Aftertreatment (c) Engine Boosting Technologies (d) Differential Combustion and Expansion Technologies (e) Subsystem Component Technologies (f) Thermoelectric Technologies (g) Materials for Traction Drive Motor Laminations, Cores, or Structures, or (h) Engine Friction Reductions. 24

25 Vehicles: Electric Drive Vehicle Batteries Subtopic 6(a) Develop electrochemical energy storage technologies which support commercialization of micro, mild, and full HEVs, PHEVs, and EVs. Significant Improvements are sought in: new low-cost materials; manufacturing processes; speed or yield; cell/pack design such as minimizing inactive material; specific energy (Wh/kg) energy density (Wh/L); or improved safety. Proposals must clearly demonstrate how they advance the current state of the art and address the relevant performance metrics. continued 25

26 Vehicles: Electric Drive Vehicle Batteries Subtopic 6(a) continued Phase I feasibility studies must be evaluated in full cells (not half cells) greater than 200mAh in size, while Phase II technologies should be demonstrated in full cells greater than 2Ah. Proposals will be deemed non-responsive if they cannot accept high power recharge pulses from regenerative breaking. Point of Contact: 26

27 Vehicles: Electric Drive Vehicle Batteries Subtopic 6(a) Question: Will such-and-such technology fit within this subtopic? 27

28 Vehicles: Exhaust Aftertreatment Materials Subtopic 6(b) In order of priority, low temperature exhaust after-treatment catalysts are needed for the reduction of Oxides of Nitrogen (1, NOx), Carbon Monoxide (2, CO), or unburned hydrocarbons (3, HCs) from internal combustion engines. To meet the demands of future high efficiency engines, we need new low temperature catalyst materials for exhaust after-treatment having the ability to reach 90% efficiency at or below 150 C. Point of Contact: 28

29 Vehicles: Exhaust Aftertreatment Materials Subtopic 6(b) Question: Would catalysts for exhaust gas species other than those listed be in scope for this subtopic? Question: What is the maximum operating temperature for the proposed catalysts. 29

30 Vehicles: Engine Boosting Technologies Subtopic 6(c) Seeking innovative technologies for engine boosting (turbocharger and supercharger) systems that will: Improve the FTP cycle fuel economy by 3%; Expand the effective operating range by 15-20% over current production systems with improved transient response; and Decrease system cost. Point of Contact: Question: Are boosting systems incorporating both a turbocharger and a supercharger acceptable under this topic? 30

31 Vehicles: Differential Combustion and Expansion Technologies Subtopic 6 (d) Seeking innovative technologies to enable differential compression and expansion in piston engines that result in significantly improved efficiencies compared to state-of-the-art engines (currently 38% for gasoline and 42% for diesel engines). Point of Contact: Question: Will variable valve actuation be considered for this Topic? 31

32 Vehicles: Subsystem Component Technologies Subtopic 6 (e) Innovative high resolution, low cost sensors: 1. NOx Sensor that measures a ppm NOx in engine exhaust upstream of active NOx catalysts for the purpose of controlling active regeneration with a response time of <50ms. b ppm NOx in engine exhaust at tailpipe positions to insure emission regulation compliance with a response time of <1 sec. 2. NH 3 Sensor that measures a ppm NH 3 in engine exhaust upstream of active NOx catalysts for the purpose of controlling active regeneration with a response time of <1 sec. b ppm NH 3 in engine exhaust at tailpipe positions to insure emission regulation compliance with a response time of <1 sec. Point of Contact: Question: Is this for a sampling sensor or a continuously monitoring sensor? 32

33 Vehicles: Thermoelectric Technologies Subtopic 6(f) The efficiency of thermoelectric couples is determined by the Figure of Merit (ZT). ZT is defined the Seebeck Coefficient (S) squared multiplied by the electrical conductivity (e) divided by thermal conductivity (k). The current state of the art couples have a ZT=1.3. Potential proposals must demonstrate: How the technology can lead to thermoelectric couples that have a ZT>1.6 across a thermal gradient of 650 o C to 30 o C. A reasonable context of commercial viability.; and Plausibly lead in Phase II, to power production of $1.00/Watt installed in a vehicle thermoelectric generator at high volume production. Point of Contact: Question: Is this just for cars, or does it include trucks? 33

34 Vehicles: Materials for Traction Drive Motor Laminations, Cores, or Structures Subtopic 6(g) Develop new materials for automotive traction drive motor laminations, cores, or structures that could achieve significant cost savings and contribute to achieving the DOE motor cost target of $4.7/kW in Applications must address how they can lead to reduced costs with respect to currently available materials Point of Contact: 34

35 Vehicles: Materials for Traction Drive Motor Laminations, Cores, or Structures Subtopic 6(g) background: Attaining the levels of cost reduction required to meet 2015 ($7/kW) and 2020 ($4.7/kW) motor cost targets will require improvement in all design elements of the motor as well as new materials throughout the motor such as: new lamination materials or soft magnetic core materials Approximate Contributions to Motor* Cost Laminations 30% Copper 10% Sintered magnets 30% Housing 20% Miscellaneous 10% Approximate Contributions to Motor* Weight Stator core 42% Copper windings 15% Rotor core 20% Magnets 3% Housing & cover 20% *Assuming a Typical Interior Permanent Magnet Motor 35

36 Vehicles: Engine Friction Reductions Subtopic 6(h) Develop innovative technologies to enable the reduction of friction in engine/driveline systems of existing vehicles. Technology must be able to be used as a drop-in or be retrofitted into existing on road vehicles and demonstrate at least a 3% reduction in energy required to propel the vehicle. Incremental costs associated with the technology must be shown to be absorbed by the associated fuel use reduction. Point of Contact: 36

37 Vehicles: Engine Friction Reductions Subtopic 6(h) Question: What do I need to do to justify the fuel efficiency improvement? 37

38 Solar Energy Technologies Program Topic 5: The Solar Technology Program (STP) seeks proposals for innovations that significantly advance the goals of SunShot, primarily in the achievement of $1/watt installed system price. STP is seeking the development of innovative technologies in targeted broad areas of: (a)photovoltaic (PV) Module Power Electronics / Inverter (b)balance of System Balance of System Hardware (c)balance of System Non-hardware / Soft Cost Reduction; or (d)concentrating Solar Power 38

39 SunShot Initiative Does your idea/business align with SunShot s goals?? o SunShot does not seek incremental advances. Can your idea/business dramatically reduce the installed cost of solar nationally? o Demonstrate solid methodology and analysis. At what speed and scale can you grow your business and apply your solution? o SunShot aims for $1/W installed cost for PV by

40 Solar: PV Module Subtopic 5(a) Photovoltaic module cost reduction (silicon, copper indium gallium selenide (CIGS), cadmium telluride (CdTe), multi-junction, concentrating photovoltaics, transparent conductive oxide (TCO), building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV)) which achieve an installed system cost of $0.50/W by 2020 are needed. Point of Contact: Question: Can we submit a bid based on technology other than CIGS, CdTe or concentrated? What about transparent conductive oxides.? Question: Does this topic also include module manufacturing equipment improvements/innovations? Question: Will you provide funding for development of fourth generation hybrid solar cell material? 40

41 Solar: PV Module Example Areas for PV Module 41

42 PV: Balance of System Subtopic 5(b) Hardware balance of system cost reduction (inverter, micro-inverters, reduction in components, DC/DC converters, plug and play innovations, etc.) that achieves an installed system price of $0.10/W by Point of Contact: Example Areas for BOS-hardware Materials Light weight materials Low cost, high reliability materials Performance Racking systems that enhance energy production Labor Reductions in tool use Reductions in material handling Process automation Design Racking systems that require less robust engineering Pre-fab designs 42

43 PV: Non-hardware cost reduction Subtopic 5(c) Non-hardware cost reduction (customer acquisition, permitting, installation, inspection, interconnection, operations and maintenance, etc.) that achieves an installed system price of $0.40/W by Point of Contact: 43

44 Solar: Concentrating Solar Power Subtopic 5(d) Concentrating Solar Power breakthroughs (heliostat, trough, molten salt, power cycle, materials reduction, etc.) that achieve a levelized cost of electricity of 5-6 cents/kwh are needed. Point of Contact: Question: Why aren t you supporting solar thermal energy? 44

45 Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Topic 4: Key objectives of EERE s Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies (FCT) Program include reducing fuel cell system cost to $30/kW (equivalent to the cost of a gasoline internal combustion engine) and improving durability to 5,000 hours (equivalent to 150,000 miles of driving) for automotive fuel cell systems by 2017, and meeting the hydrogen fuel threshold cost of $2-4/gallon gasoline equivalent (gge) by FCT is seeking projects in the following areas: (a)transportation Fuel Cells and (b)hydrogen Storage 45

46 Hydrogen & Fuel Cells: Transportation Fuel Cells Subtopic 4(a) Transportation fuel cell system components that contribute to an 80kW (net) fuel cell system cost of $30/kW, produced at high volume (500,000 systems per year), and 5,000 hours durability (the projected time to 10% voltage degradation). Point of Contact: Question: What is expected in Phase I: a) Design of an 80 kw fuel cell system; b) actual construction of an 80 kw fuel cell system; c) method to develop energy fuel cell system components? Related status and targets can be found in the recently-revised Multi-Year RD&D Plan: 46

47 Hydrogen & Fuel Cells: Transportation Fuel Cells Subtopic 4(a) Background: For transportation applications, effort is focused on polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells operating on direct hydrogen. Transportation fuel cell system components include: Fuel cell stack components o Catalysts/electrodes with the aim of reducing platinum group metal (PGM) content to g PGM/ kw by 2017 o Membranes that can operate for 5,000 hours under dry and hot conditions (95 o C T 120 o C) o Integration of state-of-the-art catalysts with membranes and gas diffusion layers into membrane electrode assemblies (MEAs) o Low-cost, corrosion-resistant, bipolar plates System balance of plant components o Air management systems o Humidifier technologies 47

48 Hydrogen & Fuel Cells: Hydrogen Storage Subtopic 4(b) Development of fibers, resins and/or composite additives, which will result in composites for gas cylinders for hydrogen storage that: Meet or exceed the performance specifications of today s cylinders manufactured with composites using T700 carbon fiber (e.g., greater than 600 ksi ultimate tensile strength) and Cost at least 25% less than the currently projected cost of the carbon fiber layer for a 700 bar tank system ($2,720) when manufactured at high volume Point of Contact: Question: Is development of materials that store hydrogen within their structure, such as sorbents or metal hydrides, acceptable under topic 4(b)? 48

49 Building Technologies Program Topic 3: EERE s Building Technologies Program (BTP) seeks technologies that have the potential to contribute to a 50% reduction in energy demand by residential and commercial buildings at less than the cost of the energy saved (800 Trillion BTUs in annual savings by 2020; 3,000 in 2030). In particular, BTP seeks projects in the following areas: (a) Solid State Lighting (SSL) Devices and Packages (b) Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps (c) High COP Electric Water Heater (d) GSHP Loop Cost Reduction (e) Fast Payback Solar Water Heaters (f) Building Envelope Materials (g) Building Controls (h) Commercial Building Power Meters 49

50 General Building Questions Question: We are seeking funding for the construction, performance monitoring, and modeling software development of a pre-fab, ZNE, geo-solar prototype home. Does this type of project qualify for funding consideration? Question: Is the $ requirement for the Bill Of Material or the retail cost? 50

51 Buildings: SSL Devices and Packages Subtopic 3(a) SSL program goals: >224 LPW for LED Devices o o Improvements to Light Production Efficiency for All Colors, e.g., broad spectrum white and multicolor emitters Novel geometries, materials & methods of manufacture >125 LPW for OLED Devices o o Improvements to Light Extraction Efficiency, Panel Production, Stability & Longevity, etc. Novel devices, conductive and emitter materials & methods of manufacture apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/publications/pdfs/ssl/ssl_mypp2011_web.pdf Point of Contact: 51

52 Buildings: SSL Devices and Packages Subtopic 3(a) Question: Is the Building grant strictly limited to buildings? Or will street lamps be considered? Question: What are the main roadblocks for SSL to penetrate the household market? 52

53 Buildings: Cold Climate Air Source Heat Pumps Subtopic 3(b) Innovative technologies for High Performance Air Source Cold Climate Heat Pumps with a maximum capacity degradation of 25% between -13 F and 47 F are needed. Point of Contact: Question: What is the difference between SBIRTopic 3(b) and Topic 2 in BTP s FOA (they both appear to address building envelopes in the same way)? a Projects are requested to have a simple payback period (from Minimum Efficiency Standard Units) at full commercial production rates no greater than 5 years; it is understood that the economics vary depending on climate and electricity costs and supporting calculations should clearly present assumptions made. 53

54 Buildings: High COP Electric Water Heater Subtopic 3(c) Innovative technologies for electric water heating that would result in a system having a coefficient of performance (COP) of at least 1.1 and the potential of achieving a first cost target of no more than $500 (mass produced, 50 gallon residential electric water heater unit) are needed. Point of Contact: Question: Will a proposal to improve the efficiency method of a gas water heater be accepted? 54

55 Buildings: GSHP Loop Cost Reduction Subtopic 3(d) Innovative technologies for low cost ground source heat pump (GSHP) systems that specifically address a significant reduction in the current high cost of the ground loop installation (e.g. a proposal regarding installation in Illinois would need to demonstrate a ground loop installation cost that is $1,100/ton, which is typical for that region). Point of Contact: Question: Does the cost represent actual cost to the installer or the price charged to the consumer? Question: Is the cost target a definite numerical objective? 55

56 Buildings: Fast Payback Solar Water Heaters Subtopic 3(e) Innovative technologies for solar water heating systems with simple payback of no longer than 5 years. Point of Contact: Question: Does the topic seek any and all improvements in solar hot water technology? Question: Does DOE have any preferred approaches? 56

57 Buildings: Building Envelope Materials Subtopic 3(f) Advanced building envelope materials that can dramatically improve in energy efficiency including: Innovative higher performing insulations ( R8/inch or 30% higher R-value than existing materials) Advanced window technology including o Coatings (e.g. <$7/sq. ft. dynamic control, Solar Heat Gain Coefficient <0.10 to >0.55) o Transparent conducting glazings that cost 30% less than existing indium tin oxide glass with glazings comparable electrical characteristics o Variable emissivity coatings (emissivity <0.2 to >0.60) o Vacuum glazing with glass bonding able to withstand ASTM2190), and Dynamic roof surfaces (e.g. with variable solar reflectance <0.20 to >0.55) Point of Contact: 57

58 Buildings: Building Envelope Materials Subtopic 3(f) Question: Does this topic address retrofitting windows to become dynamic smart windows (electrochromic)? Question: What about polycarbonates and acrylics as solar control low-e glazings for building envelopes? 58

59 Buildings: Building Controls Subtopic 3(g) Innovative interoperable controls software for: Self-commissioning; and Optimization and/or demand-response of buildings including: Control of HVAC: Lighting; Daylighting and advanced facades that yield 20% annual reduction in energy demand. Point of Contact: 59

60 Buildings: Building Controls Subtopic 3(h) Innovative low-cost, wireless, three-phase, true power meters that measure and report electricity consumption for commercial office buildings with a target cost of $20 per meter. Point of Contact: Question: Is this grant for building metering only or could it be applicable to a subset of building energy consumption? 60

61 Buildings: Commercial Building Power Meters Subtopic 3(h) Innovative low-cost, wireless, three-phase, true power meters that measure and report electricity consumption for commercial office buildings with a target cost of $20 per meter. Point of Contact: Question: Is this grant for building metering only or could it be applicable to a subset of the building energy consumption? 61

62 Biomass Program Topic 2: EERE s Office of the Biomass Program (OBP) supports research, development, deployment, and demonstration activities to support diverse, cost-effective bioenergy technologies including: (a) Cellulosic and Algal Biofuels and (b) Biobased Products. 62

63 Biomass: Cellulosic and Algal Biofuels Subtopic 2(a) Technologies for the use of cellulosic and algal biomass in the production of drop-in biofuels, such as renewable gasoline, diesel, and JP-8 to less than $3 per gallon at the plant gate [in 2007 dollars and in gallons of gasoline equivalent (gge)]. Point of Contact: Question: Is XYZ technology eligible to apply for this grant? 63

64 Biomass: Biobased Products Subtopic 2(b) Product diversification through technologies relevant to the production of biobased products that: Increase the feasibility of fuel production in a biorefinery by reducing the minimum fuel sales price (MFSP) by at least $0.35/gge at the plant gate; and Have a market potential of 500,000 metric tons/year. To ensure competitiveness, the projected sales price of any non-fuel, biobased products must be shown to be lower than from existing sources. Point of Contact: 64

65 Advanced Manufacturing Topic 1: The Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), formerly the Industrial Technologies Program, seeks transformational manufacturing and materials technologies that reduce primary energy use in manufacturing by 50% without sacrificing product quality, production throughput or life cycle cost. The technology should provide a pathway to a doubling of energy productivity in a U.S. industry through innovative manufacturing and novel materials concepts, including: (a) Advanced Manufacturing Process and (b) Advanced Materials Technologies. 65

66 Advanced Manufacturing Office Advanced Manufacturing Office Develop and demonstrate new energy efficient manufacturing processes and materials technologies and encourage technology deployment to industry. Research Development and Demonstration Next Generation Materials e.g. substitutes for rare earth metals Next-generation Processes e.g. electrolytic titanium processes 66

67 Advanced Manufacturing: Manufacturing Process Subtopic 1(a): Advanced Manufacturing technologies of interest include innovations that reduce energy use 50% in: Reactions and separations such as high performance membranes and catalysts Alternatives to conventional high-temperature processing technologies Waste heat recovery and recycling Point of Contact: In each of these applications, we want to see that there is a reduction in primary energy use in manufacturing by 50% without sacrificing product quality, production throughput or life cycle cost. 67

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