SOFC Project Information - 2016
Cell Development
Agreement Number Project Title Performer
Research Focus
FE0026096 Processing of SOFC Anodes for Enhanced Intermediate Temperature Catalytic Activity at High Fuel Utilization Trustees of Boston University Anode
FE0026167 Scalable Nano-Scaffold Architecture on the Internal Surface of SOFC Anode for Direct Hydrocarbon Utilization West Virginia University Anode
FE0026192 Enhancing High Temperature Anode Performance with 2° Anchoring Phases Montana State University Anode
FE0009620 Surface-Modified Electrodes: Enhancing Performance Guided by In-Situ Spectroscopy and Microscopy Leland Stanford Junior University Cathode
FE0009675 Understanding of Oxygen Reduction & Reaction Behavior & Developing High Performance and Stable Heterostructured Cathode with Heterostructured Surface West Virginia University Research Corporation Cathode
FE0023317 Cost Effective Manufacturing and Morphological Stabilization of Nanostructured Cathodes for Commercial Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Cathode
FE0023325 Mitigation of Chromium Impurity Effects and Degradation in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Understanding Transport and Thermodynamics Boston University Cathode
FE0023385 Materials and Approaches for the Mitigation of SOFC Cathode Degradation in SOFC Power Systems University of Connecticut Cathode
FE0023386 Novel Nanostructure Tailored Highly Active and Stable Electro-Catalytic Architecture on Surface of Cathode of SOFCS West Virginia University Cathode
FE0023407 Scalable and Cost Effective Barrier Layer Coating to Improve Performance and Stability of SOFC Cathode
West Virginia University
FE0023475 Development and Characterization of High Performance and Robust Mixed Conducting Cathodes Supportive of Lower Cost Solid Oxide Fuel Cells University of South Carolina Cathode
FE0023476 Long Term Degradation of LSM Based SOFC Cathodes Use of a Proven Accelerated Test Regiment Case Western Reserve University Cathode
FE0026097 Developing Accelerated Test Protocols and Tuning Microstructures of the Common Materials to Improve Robustness, Reliability, and Endurance of SOFC Cells University of South Carolina Cathode
FE0026106 Low-Cost, Durable, Contaminant-Tolerant Cathodes for SOFCs Georgia Tech Research Corporation Cathode
FE0026168 LSCF-CDZ Composite Cathodes for Improved SOFC Electrical Performance Kettering University Cathode
FE0026190 In-Operando Evaluation of SOFC Cathodes for Enhanced ORR Activity and Durability University of Maryland Cathode
FE0026210 Development of Low-Cost, Highly-Sinterable, Co-Free (Ni,Fe)3O4 Spinel-Based Contact Materials for SOFC Cathode-Side Contact Application Tennessee Technological University Cathode
FWP-20089.1 Solid Fuel Cells in Support of SECA Argonne National Laboratory Cathode
SC0013238 Fluidized Bed Production of Surface Functionalized Powders for SOFC Cathodes Structured Materials Inc. Cathode
FWP-2012.03.04 NETL-RUA Fuel Cells Initiative NETL-ORD Modeling & Simulation
FWP-66841 SECA Core Technology Program
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Cathode
Modeling & Simulation
Direct 3D Femtosecond Laser Manufacturing of SOFC Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Cathode Interconnect Modeling & Simulation Seals

Core Technology
Agreement Number Project Title Performer
Research Focus
FE0024090 High Temperature Ceramic Heat Exchanger for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. BOP
SC0008203 SOFC Protection Coatings Based on a Cost-­Effective Aluminization Process NexTech Materials Ltd. Interconnect
SC0011274 Cost-­Effective Highly Robust SOFC Interconnect Coating Process Sonata LLC Interconnect
FE0023478 Advanced Solid­Oxide Fuel Cell Quality Control and the Role of Manufacturing Defects on Stack Reliability Acumentrics Corporation Reliability
FE0026095 Matrix Analysis of Aged SOFCs: Performance and Materials Degradation Acumentrics SOFC Corp. Reliability
FWP-HYW1052A Support FWP: Advanced Solid­-Oxide Fuel Cell Quality Control and the Role of Manufacturing Defects on Stack Reliability National Renewable Energy Reliability
FE0023536 Pressurized Testing of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells US Department of the Navy Reliability
FE0023315 Durable, Impermeable Brazes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Michigan State University Seals
FWP-FEAA121 Reliability of Materials and Components for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Oak Ridge National Laboratory Seals

Systems Development
Agreement Number Project Title Performer
Research Focus
FE0023186 Reliable SOFC Systems FuelCell Energy Inc. Atmospheric Systems
FE0026093 Innovative SOFC Technologies FuelCell Energy Inc. Atmospheric Systems
FE0026199 SOFC Prototype System Test FuelCell Energy Inc. Atmospheric Systems
FE0023337 Improved Reliability of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Systems LG Fuel Cell Systems Pressurized Systems
FE0026169 Development of a Thermal Spray, Redox Stable, Ceramic Anode for Metal Supported SOFC GE Global Research Innovative Concepts
FE0026098 Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Processes for MW­scale SOFC Power Systems for Improved Stack Reliability, Durability, and Cost LG Fuel Cell Systems Inc. Innovative Concepts
FE0026189 High Power, Low Cost SOFC Stacks for Robust and Reliable Distributed Generation Redox Power Systems Innovative Concepts

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