Energy Innovations Small Grant Program Project Reports

Note: Projects first publish a short "Feasibility Analysis Report" or FAR. A Final Report on the outcome of the research is published as an Appendix to the initial FAR. All appendices have been included in the one PDF file located below.


Year 2001 Grants
EISG Grant Number CEC Publication Number

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Date Published on Website Project / Report Title
2001-06 CEC-500-2005-090
(PDF, 90 pgs., 3.3 MB)
5/2/2005 Proof-of-Concept of a Dual-Fired (Solar & Natural Gas) Generator for Use In a Space-Cooling System for Residential and Light Commercial Buildings (3-15RT)
2001-17 CEC-500-2006-047
(PDF, 43 pgs., 1.0 MB)
5/1/2006 Spectrally Enhanced Ceramic Incandescent Emitter
2001-18 CEC-500-2006-048
(PDF, 26 pgs., 636 kb)
4/24/2006 High-Volume Manufacturing for Low-Cost, Flexible Solar Cell
2001-21 CEC-500-2005-091
(PDF, 61 pgs., 9.2 MB - note size!)
5/2/2005 Improvement of Thermal Stability of Li-ION Batteries by Polymer Coating of LiMn2O4
2001-23 CEC-500-2005-092
(PDF, 81 pgs., 7.4 MB - note size!)
5/2/2005 Energy-Efficient Process for Using Membrane Technology to Treat and Recycle Agricultural Drainage Water


Year 2000 Grants
EISG Grant Number CEC Publication Number

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Date Published on Website Project / Report Title
2000-02 CEC-500-2006-005
(PDF, 39 pgs., 1.0 MB)
1/11/2006 Single Crystal Silicon Sheet Growth
2000-04 CEC-500-2006-007
(PDF, 43 pgs., 1.4 MB)
1/17/2006 Carbon Foam-Based NOx Biofiler
2000-05 CEC-500-2005-081
(PDF, 32 pgs., 2.2 MB)
5/2/2005 Corrosion-Resistant Coating for Carbonate Fuel Cell Components
2000-07 CEC-500-2006-008
(PDF, 57 pgs., 1.4 MB)
1/17/2006 Improved Performance of Energy Recovery Ventilators Using Advanced Porous Heat Transfer Media
2000-10 500-03-015
(PDF, 38 pgs., 2.1 MB)
3/19/03 Increasing Efficiency Of Geothermal Energy Generation With High Resolution Seismic Imaging
2000-11 CEC-500-2006-018
(PDF, 38 pgs., 1.1 MB)
2/22/06 Distributed Generation Drivetrain for Windpower Application
2000-12 500-03-052
(PDF, 52 pgs., 216 kb)
7/18/03 Energy-Efficient Air-Handling Controls
2000-13 CEC-500-2005-082
(PDF, 53 pgs., 1.0 MB)
5/2/2005 Omni-Directional "Insect Eye" Concentrator Using a Hyper-Spectral Photovoltaic Cavity Converter
2000-14 CEC-500-2006-019
(PDF, 38 pgs., 1.1 MB)
2/23/2006 Research on Manufacturing Quadruple-Junction Solar Cells
2000-15 CEC-500-2006-025
(PDF, 38 pgs., 832 kb)
3/15/2006 Highly Conductive, Water Insoluble and Thermally Stable Proton Exchange Membranes From Functionalized Polyoxometalates
2000-16 500-04-002
(PDF, 62 pgs., 2.0 MB)
10/21/04 Evaluation of a New Solar Air Conditioner
2000-16 CEC-500-2005-083
(PDF, 61 pgs., 4.0 MB)
5/2/2005 Evaluation of a New Solar Air Conditioner
2000-17 CEC-500-2005-084
(PDF, 42 pgs., 2.3 MB)
5/2/2005 Development of Optimum Design Configuration and Performance for Vertical Axis Wind Turbine
2000-19 CEC-500-2006-026
(PDF, 81 pgs., 4.9 MB)
3/15/2006 A Phase Change Material Slurry System to Decrease Air Conditioning Loads
2000-23 CEC-500-2006-027
(PDF, 53 pgs., 1.6 MB)
3/15/2006 An Integrated Anti-Fouling Technology for Energy Efficient Chillers
2000-24 CEC-500-2006-028
(PDF, 43 pgs., 1.3 MB)
3/24/2006 The Sagebien Project
2000-25 CEC-500-2005-085
(PDF, 31 pgs., 935 kb)
5/2/2005 Development of a P.E.M. ELectrolyzer: Enabling Season Storage of Renewable Energy
2000-26 CEC-500-2006-029
(PDF, 39 pages, 1,000 kb)
4/21/2006 Field Validation of a Model of Generation and Migration of Methane and Other Gases in Landfills
2000-27 CEC-500-2005-086
(PDF, 35 pgs., 2.3 MB)
5/2/2005 Simple and Reliable Active Power Filter for Energy Efficiency and Power Quality
2000-28 CEC-500-2005-087
(PDF, 46 pgs., 1.6 MB)
5/2/2005 Method of Improving Efficiency of Combined Cycle Power Plants
2000-29 CEC-500-2005-088
(PDF, 80 pgs., 2.9 MB)
5/2/2005 Oxygen Transport Membrane (OTM) Aided Oxygen Enhanced Combustion
2000-31 CEC-500-2005-089
(PDF, 25 pgs., 1.0 MB)
5/2/2005 Polymer-Zeolite Nanocomposite High-Temperature Proton-Exchange-Membrane for Fuel Cells


Year 1999 Grants
EISG Grant Number CEC Publication Number

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Date Published on Website Project / Report Title
1999-01 500-01-022
(PDF, 38 pages, 384 kb)
11/1/01 Electrosynthesis of Device Quality Semiconductor Films
1999-02 500-01-029
(PDF, 42 pgs., 258 kb)
3/7/02 Ventilation Measurement and Control
1999-03 500-02-009
(PDF, 37 pgs., 161 kb)
3/8/02 Control of On-Off Equipment in Buildings
1999-04 600-01-012
(PDF, 64 pgs, 2.4 MB)
6/15/01 Process For Converting Sewage Sludge And Municipal Solid Wastes To Clean Fuels.
1999-06 500-02-008
(PDF, 50 pages, 1.2 MB)
3/8/02 Renewable Hydrogen Fuel Production by Microalgal Photosynthesis
1999-07 CEC-500-2005-073
(PDF, 24 pgs., 601 kb)
5/2/2005 SUNGUARD: A Roofing Tile for Natural Cooling
1999-08 500-03-054
(PDF, 42 pgs., 752 kb)
7/18/03 Modeling Greenhouse Temperature for Energy Efficient Production
1999-09 CEC-500-2005-075
(PDF, 27 pgs., 954 kb)
5/2/2005 A New Gas Turbine Engine Concept for Electricity Generation With Increased Efficiency and Power
1999-10 500-03-016
(PDF, 56 pgs., 287 kb)
3/19/03 Development and Characterization of Improved Dye-Sensitized Nanocrystaline Solar Cells
1999-12 CEC-500-2005-076
(PDF, 26 pgs., 690 kb)
5/2/2005 Omni Smartpump Direct Current Powered Drip Irrigation System

1999-13 500-01-026
(PDF, 61 pgs., 552 kb)
12/12/01 Improved Operational Turndown of an Ultra-low Emission Gas Turbine Combustor
1999-15 CEC-500-2005-077
(PDF, 55 pgs., 1.6 MB)
5/2/2005 Feasibility of Solar-Fired, Compressor-Assisted Absorption Chillers

1999-16 500-03-044
(PDF, 66 pgs., 1.5 MB)
4/1/03 Energy Shaver Project
1999-19 500-03-017
(PDF, 26 pgs., 200 kb)
3/19/03 Novel Composite Membranes for Fuel Cells
1999-20 500-02-011
(PDF, 42 pgs., 341 kb)
3/18/02 Development of a Unique Gas Generator for a Non-Polluting Power Plant
1999-21 CEC-500-2005-078
(PDF, 41 pgs., 2.0 MB)
5/2/2005 Integral Catalytic Combustion / Fuel Reforming for Gas Turbine

1999-26 500-03-018
(PDF, 36 pgs., 354 kb)
3/19/03 Catalytic Stabilizer for Industrial Gas Turbines
1999-30 500-02-021
(PDF, 44 pgs., 264 kb)
2/20/03 Direct Operation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells on Natural Gas
1999-31 500-03-019
(PDF, 37 pgs., 545 kb)
3/19/03 Non-Vacuum Thin-Film Photovoltaics Processes
1999-33 CEC-500-2005-079
(PDF, 58 pgs., 2.0 MB)
5/2/2005 Two-Phase Flow Turbine for Cogeneration, Geothermal, Solar and Other Applications

1999-35 CEC-500-2005-080
(PDF, 33 pgs., 1.5 MB)
5/2/2005 Composite Architectures for Sub-600 Degree Celsius Fuel Cells
1999-38 500-02-035
(PDF, 92 pages, 1.3 MB)
9/30/02 The Anaerobic Pump Prototype Testing
1999-39 500-02-003
(PDF, 57 pgs., 378 kb)
3/7/02 High-Efficiency Single-Phase Air Conditioner