Tag Archives: Southern Research Institute

Alion Science-Led Team to Help Air Force Analyze Fleet Sustainability Challenges

A team led by Alion Science and Technology has received a potential $40.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to help the service branch address life-limiting issues on the C-130, C-5, C-17 and F-15 aircraft fleets. The 58-month contract covers requirements evaluation, planning, logistics, engineering, testing, prototyping and data management support …

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Southern Research Institute, DOE Agree to Develop Thermal Storage for Solar Energy; Michael Johns Comments

Southern Research Institute and the Energy Department have inked a $1.05 million cooperative agreement to create a thermochemical energy storage system for a DOE solar program. The nonprofit research organization said Thursday it will produce a TCES system made of calcium-based sorbent that stores energy in a “reversible closed-loop endothermic-exothermic chemical reaction cycle.” The …

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