ESTCP Announces FY 2022 New Project Selections


ESTCP has selected fifty-one new projects to begin in FY 2022. These projects responded to the FY 2022 ESTCP solicitation for Environmental and Installation Energy and Water Technologies.

Topics addressed by these projects include management of impacted groundwater; technology transfer approaches; energy resilience; moisture control in buildings; affordable energy assurance at national guard readiness center and installations; technology demonstrations of energy efficiency and energy resilience solutions; planning for electrical vehicle infrastructure and management; detection, classification, localization, and remediation of military munitions in underwater environments; climate model comparative assessment for infrastructure applications; improved threatened, endangered, and at-risk species' monitoring tools; and demonstration and validation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)-free fire suppression alternatives.

The tables below list the FY 2022 ESTCP new start projects for  Environmental RestorationInstallation Energy and WaterMunitions ResponseResource Conservation and Resiliencyand  Weapons Systems and Platforms.  

As project overviews become available, a link to each project webpage will be provided below. 

Environmental Restoration

ER Topic-22-B2: Management of Impacted Groundwater
ER22-7226 Bioremediation of 1,4-Dioxane Using Cometabolic Bioreactors Caitlin Bell Arcadis, U.S., Inc.
ER22-7307 Phytoremediation for Shallow Sources of PFAS Impacting Groundwater Paul Koster van Groos Aptim Federal Services, LLC
ER22-7313 Management and Mitigation of PFAS Leaching from Concrete Jeffrey McDonough Arcadis, U.S., Inc.
ER22-7363 Rapid and Inexpensive Delivery of Particulate Carbon for In Situ PFAS Treatment in Groundwater Stephen Richardson GSI Environmental Inc.
ER22-7381 Using Real-time Remote Sensors to Reduce the Cost of Long-Term Monitoring and Remediation Performance Monitoring at PFAS Vadose Source Zones Kenneth Walker GSI Environmental Inc.
ER22-7422 Building the Next Generation Long-term Monitoring Optimization Toolbox: Revitalizing the Maros Platform on the Web Lila Beckley GSI Environmental Inc.
ER22-7470 Development and Application of Injectable Fuels/Adjuncts for In Situ Treatment of PFAS and Co-contaminants in Source Areas by Smoldering Combustion David Major Geosyntec Consultants
ER22-7482 Demonstration-scale Evaluation of a Novel Surface-Modified Clay Adsorbent: Comparison of Fluoro-Sorb, GAC, and IX Resin for the Removal of PFAS and Co-Contaminants in Groundwater Christopher Bellona Colorado School of Mines
ER22-7543 Cometabolic Treatment of 1,4-Dioxane and cVOCs in Groundwater Using an Isobutane-Fed Fluidized Bed Bioreactor Todd Webster Envirogen Technologies, Inc.
ER Topic-22-D1: Environmental Restoration
ER22-7338 Pilot-Scale Demonstration of Supercritical Water Oxidation (SCWO) to Destroy PFAS in Aqueous Investigation-Derived Waste (IDW) and Concentrated Waste Streams Ramona Iery Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center

Installation Energy and Water

EW Topic-22-B1: Innovative Technology Transfer Approaches
EW22-7299 Energy Management and Information Systems (EMIS) Technology Transfer  Jessica Granderson Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
EW22-7348 Transferring Capability for Microgrids and Resilience in DoD Installations Samantha Janko Arizona State University
EW Topic-22-B7/D7: Improved Energy Resilience
EW22-7217 Demonstration of Hybrid Rooftop Unit with Thermal Storage to Improve Resilience in DoD Facilities Xiaohui Zhou Slipstream
EW22-7272 High Temperature Subsurface Borehole Thermal Energy Storage Ronald Falta Clemson University
EW22-7287 Water Collection From Cooling Towers Karim Khalil Infinite Cooling Inc.
EW22-7327 Packaged Hybrid Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and Hot Water Boiler Solution for Barrack, Dormitory, or Food Service Energy Resiliency Michael Parker Johnson Controls Government Systems
EW22-7430 High-Resolution Metering & State Estimation for Low-Cost Real-Time Awareness and Improved Microgrid Design Tim Hansen 350Solutions, Inc.
EW22-7442 Cybersecurity for Energy Resilience Chuck Weissenborn Dragos, Inc
EW22-7467 Physics-Informed Intelligent and Proactive Building Load Management for Energy Resilience Fei Ding National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EW22-7512 Demonstration of a Novel Technology to Manage Electricity Demand in Grid-independent Military Microgrids William Livingood National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EW22-7278 Advancing Energy Resilience through Demonstrating, Characterizing, and Modeling Anaerobic Co-digestion of Organic Wastes for Widespread Implementation on DoD Installations Andrew Pfluger United States Military Academy
EW22-7439 Resilient Power Router for Energy Resiliency and Power Management Hunter Spence Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center
EW22-7479 Geothermal District Heating and Cooling in Cold Regions  Viktoria Gisladottir U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Cold Regions Research Laboratory
EW Topic-22-B8/D8: Moisture Control in DoD Buildings
EW22-7388 Moisture Control Technology Applications for DoD Buildings in Hot-Humid Climates Michael West Advantek Consulting, Inc.
EW22-7421 Demonstration of a Liquid Desiccant Based Dedicated Outdoor Air System Eric Kozubal National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EW22-7473 Integrating Moisture Vulnerability and Monitoring Prioritization into Existing DoD Building Stock Sustainment Management Margaret Kurth U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center
EW Topic-22-B9: Affordable Energy Assurance at National Guard Installations
EW22-7475 Flexible Energy Resilience Microgrid (FEM) Design Richard Gray S&C Electric Company
EW22-7486 Affordable Multi-Energy Source and Control Solutions for National Guard Sites Suma Jothibasu Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
EW Topic-22-B10: Technology Demonstrations to Accelerate Deployment of Energy Efficiency and Energy Resilience Solutions
EW22-7220 Demonstration of Hybrid Energy Storage System for Peak Load Management, and Improved Energy Efficiency and Energy Resilience Eric Yang Energy Systems Group
EW22-7519 NextGen AC Package Unit as a DoD UESC / ESPC Energy Conservation Measure Edward Decker Johnson Controls Government Systems
EW Topic-22-D5: National Guard Readiness Center Energy Assurance
EW22-7311 Readiness Center Energy and Water Planning Christopher Swihart Army National Guard Bureau
EW22-7537 Electric Vehicles As Mobile Power (EV‐AMP) for Texas Readiness Centers Thomas Myers Texas Military Department
EW Topic-22-D6: Effective Planning for Electrical Vehicle Infrastructure and Management
EW22-7362 Mission Electrification: Comprehensive and Scalable Approach to Electrifying the Department of the Air Force’s Vehicle Fleet Douglas Tucker Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Air Force Installations, Environment, Energy (SAF/IEE)
EW22-7393 EV Planner Virtual Tiger for Accelerated Adoption and Resilience Cabell Hodge National Renewable Energy Laboratory
EW22-7394 Electric Mission Support Equipment Infrastructure and Management Study  Matt Morgan Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division 
EW22-7415 A Study to Prepare DoD Installations for Electric Flightline Vehicles & Equipment Thomas (Tom) Layne U.S. Air Force

Munitions Response

MR Topic-22-B3: Detection, Classification, Localization, and Remediation of Military Munitions in Underwater Environments
MR22-7345 Nearshore Dewatering for Cost-effective Underwater Munitions Removal Claudio Fassardi Jacobs Government Services Company
MR22-7371 Demonstration of UAS-Based Topobathymetric Lidar for Shallow-Water Munitions Response Gerald Thompson ASTRALiTe
MR22-7454 Demonstration of Highly Integrated Autonomous ROV-based 3DEM for Underwater Advanced Geophysical Classification Gregory Schultz White River Technologies

Resource Conservation and Resiliency

RC Topic-22-B4: Climate Model Comparative Assessment for DoD Infrastructure Applications
RC22-7256 Fit for Purpose? An Integrative Assessment of State-of-the-Science Downscaling Methods for DoD Infrastructure Planning Flavio Lehner Cornell University
RC22-7335 Development of a Decision Support Aid System Connecting Climate Model Downscaling and DoD Infrastructure Gabriele Villarini University of Iowa
RC Topic-22-B5: Improved Threatened, Endangered, and At-Risk Species' Monitoring Tools for Improved Training and Testing Land Utilization
RC22-7373 Broad-scale Detection of Floral-associated Arthropods using Terrestrial Environmental DNA Techniques Rodney Richardson Appalachian Laboratory, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
RC22-7440 Demonstration of Metabarcoding for Monitoring Bird Species Habitat Quality on DoD Installations Jeffrey Foster Northern Arizona University
RC Topic-22-D3: Resource Conservation and Resiliency
RC22-7408 Technologies Supporting Design, Maintenance, and Operation of Linear Infrastructure on Seasonally Frozen Terrains Tom Douglas U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory
RC22-7425 Demonstration of Environmental DNA as a Management Tool for Endangered and At-risk Pollinator Species on Military Lands Jinelle Sperry U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory
RC21-7565 Pilot Project: Enabling WFSI Data Integration Through a Managed Data Platform Shreyas Cholia Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
RC22-7572 Multi-Agency Demonstration and Evaluation of Fuel Treatment Effectiveness in Discontinuous Fuels Using a Next Generation Physics-based Model to Support DoD Wildfire Management Robert Knight U.S. Army Dugway Proving Ground (DPG)

Weapons Systems and Platforms

WP Topic-22-B6: Demonstration and Validation of PFAS-Free Fire Suppression Alternatives
WP22-7456 Demonstration and Validation of PFAS-free Fire Suppression Foam Girish Srinivas TDA Research, Inc.
WP22-7521 Demonstration and Optimization of PFAS-Free Foams based on Siloxane Surfactants for Pool Fire Suppression Krishnaswamy Rangan Materials Modification Inc
WP Topic-22-D4: Weapons Systems and Platforms
WP22-7303 Chrome-free Twin Wire Arc Spray Coatings for Corrosion Protection of US Navy Ships and Other DoD Assets James Tagert Naval Research Laboratory
WP22-7328 Demonstration and Validation of an Ultrasonic Activated De-Paint Pilot Line at the Advanced Technology and Training Center near Robins AFB Greg Liscombe Air Force Sustainment Center, EN

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