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Can the US afford to pull the plug on SOFC and SECA funding?

By / November 8, 2011

Credit: Wachsman et al.; Energy & Environmental Science. No. Will it anyway? Unfortunately, it looks that way, based on the DOE’s 2012 budget request (pdf), which hacks off 41 percent of total SOFC funding from the current year budget, and would leave support at 65 percent of what it had in 2010. Moreover, it would cut off funding…

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Video of the week: Jeff Stevenson on solid oxide fuel cells

By / March 17, 2010

[flash https://ceramics.org/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/stevenson_pnnlsofc.flv mode=1 f={image=/ceramictechtoday/wp-content/video/stevenson_pnnlsofc.jpg}] Jeff Stevenson is a Laboratory Fellow in the Energy Materials Group at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, and has been working on SOFCs for more than a decade. This video, shot at the recent ICACC’10 conference in Daytona Beach, Fla., provides some history on the development of these fuel cells, and…

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