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7-21-2014 RTI wins $3M investment for biofuel research
– WRAL Tech Wire
Researchers at RTI International are advancing processing technology for biomass-based transportation fuels under a $3.1 million award recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE).
7-18-2014 RTI International advancing production of biomass-based transportation fuels
Researchers at RTI International are advancing RTI’s process technology for the cost-competitive production of biomass-based transportation fuels under a $3.1 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy.
7-18-2014 Energy Department awards $6 million to advance cost-competitive biofuels
– Renewable Energy Focus
The research and development projects, located in California and North Carolina, will focus on lowering production costs by maximizing the renewable carbon and hydrogen from biomass that can be converted to fuels and improving the separation processes in bio-oil production to remove non-fuel components.
6-1-2014 DOE recovery act project begins
– Carbon Capture Journal
The Department of Energy, RTI International and Tampa Electric Company (TECO) have completed the successful startup of a pilot project to demonstrate a warm gas cleanup carbon capture technology in a coal gasification unit at the Polk Power Plant Unit-1 in Tampa, Florida.
4-16-2014 CCEMC names 24 Grand Challenge winners; each awarded $500K
– Clean Tech Canada
Two dozen carbon mitigation projects from North America and the United Kingdom have won $500,000 each from an Alberta-based not-for-profit to further development and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
4-15-2014 Report: Clean energy has positive impact on NC's economy
– WRAL TechWire
Clean energy investments have attracted billions of dollars and created thousands of jobs in recent years throughout North Carolina, according to a new study released on Monday.
4-8-2014 New book aims to advance energy-based economic development initiatives
A new book, Energy-based economic development: How clean energy can drive development and stimulate economic growth, offers a framework to help students, researchers and practitioners shape projects and programs to reach joint goals inherent in clean energy development and economic development.
3-6-2014 RTI International completes mechanical installation of its warm-syngas cleanup technology demonstration facility at Tampa Electric
RTI International completed the mechanical installation of a large demonstration-scale application of its warm synthesis gas (syngas) desulfurization process technology at Tampa Electric’s Polk Power Station in Polk County, Fla.
1-2-2014 DOE Publishes Report on Accelerated Life Testing of SSL Luminaires
– LED Journal
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has published the findings of a new study utilizing a highly accelerated life-test method (called the “hammer test”) intended to produce failures in SSL luminaires in a reasonable test period, with the goal of providing insight into potential failure modes.
12-19-2013 Technology is winning the war on coal
– Salon
With helpful new recycling methods, scientists might actually be able to clean up the world's dirtiest fuel
12-3-2013 Wanted: More electric charging stations in the Triangle
– Triangle Business Journal
The buzz around electric car stations popping up around the Triangle is likely to continue, as more charging stations are installed in Research Triangle Park and the City of Raleigh rolls out a map showing which stations are available.
9-26-2013 Solar Continues To Rise In North Carolina
– Solar Power World
Despite low retail and avoided-cost rates, legislative threats and a regulated electricity market, North Carolina’s solar-market growth accelerated in 2013. In fact, three quarters of the state’s overall photovoltaic (PV) capacity was registered online in just the past year, but growth has been ramping up for some time.
7-22-2013 15 Tips for Clean/Green Tech Accelerator Success
– Eco-Business
I’ve been helping behind the scenes on a new cleantech incubator recently launched in Vancouver, Canada called the Foresight Cleantech Accelerator. And in the process, I’ve been getting the opportunity to learn what other accelerators and incubators are doing well, and not so well, around the world.
5-15-2013 RTI International, Norcem to Pilot Advanced Solid Sorbent CO2 Capture Technology at Cement Plant in Norway
RTI International and Norcem, part of HeidelbergCement Group, are partnering to carry out a pilot-scale carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology demonstration project in Norcem’s cement plant in Brevik, Norway.
5-15-2013 RTI International, Norcem to Pilot Advanced Solid Sorbent CO2 Capture Technology at Cement Plant in Norway
– Equities
RTI International issued the following news release: RTI International and Norcem, part of HeidelbergCement Group, are partnering to carry out a pilot-scale carbon dioxide (CO2) capture technology demonstration project in Norcem's cement plant in Brevik, Norway.
4-7-2013 Is Renewable Energy Law Good for N.C.? Yes
– Charlotte Observer
Clean energy is helping North Carolina’s economy and creating jobs in and around Charlotte. One of the drivers of this economic growth has been the state’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard, or REPS, which in 2007 passed with a nearly unanimous, bipartisan vote.
4-3-2013 Renewable Energy Standards and Tax Credits Could be Repealed
– Independent Weekly
When a bill to promote renewable energy passed in 2007, North Carolina took a small step toward becoming energy efficient, gradually moving away from the unsustainable, unstable and polluting practices of coal and nuclear energy. But bills introduced recently in the General Assembly threaten to upend North Carolina's clean-energy future.
4-3-2013 House Bill 298 Could Deter Renewable Energy Use
– The Daily Tar Heel
Legislators at the N.C. General Assembly will discuss a bill today that opponents say could derail the state’s renewable energy industry.
3-17-2013 Backtracking on Green Energy?
– Power Engineering
A bill filed in the N.C. House of Representatives March 13 would eliminate the renewable energy mandates that were enacted in 2007 and imposed on North Carolina utility companies.
3-5-2013 North Carolina Voters Overwhelmingly Support Both Onshore And Offshore Wind Energy
– North American Wind Power
North Carolina voters strongly support the increased use of clean energy sources like wind energy and solar power, according to poll results released by the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association (NCSEA).
2-20-2013 Study: NC Green-energy Investment $1.4B
– Charlotte Observer
Investment in renewable energy and efficiency grew 13-fold in North Carolina between 2007 and 2012, totaling $1.4 billion in that period, says an analysis commissioned by the N.C. Sustainable Energy Association.
2-19-2013 Study: Clean Energy Policies Benefiting North Carolina Economy
– North American Wind Power
Clean energy policies have had a positive economic impact on the North Carolina economy, finds a new report released by RTI International and La Capra Associates Inc.
2-19-2013 Study: Clean-energy Investments a Plus for NC
– Charlotte Business Journal
State and local incentives totaling $72 million have attracted $1.4 billion worth of renewable-energy and energy-efficiency investment in North Carolina, according to a study commissioned by the N.C. Sustainable Energy Association.
2-19-2013 Clean Energy is a Net Positive on NC Utility Rates, Says Report
– Energy Manager Today
A study found clean energy policies are costing electricity ratepayers in North Caroline less than they would have paid without these policies.
2-18-2013 Renewables Advocates Stress Economic Benefits
– News & Observer
North Carolina's renewables lobby and trade group is countering Republican attempts to roll back green energy subsidies with a new report painting the state's current policies in a GOP-friendly light as job creators and revenue generators.
2-18-2013 Report Examines Impact of NC Clean Energy Programs
– Durham Herald-Sun
A report assessing the costs and benefits of North Carolina’s renewable energy investments found that 8.2 million megawatt-hours of energy were saved or generated as a result of clean energy investment in a five-year period.
12-6-2012 David Denton Re-Elected to Gasification Technology Council's Executive Committee
– Equities
David Denton, a senior director of business development in RTI International's Engineering and Technology Unit, has been re-elected to the Gasification Technology Council's Executive Committee.
12-4-2012 David Denton Re-Elected to Gasification Technology Council’s Executive Committee
David Denton, a senior director of business development in RTI International's Engineering and Technology Unit, has been re-elected to the Gasification Technology Council's Executive Committee.
11-26-2012 BASF Touts Commitment to Carbon Capture Technology
– Hydrocarbon Processing
For 40 years, BASF – the world’s largest chemical producer – says it has been at the forefront of gas treatment innovation. Today, with climate-change regulations on the rise, the focus has turned to making carbon capture and storage (CCS) commercially viable.
11-26-2012 RTI International’s NLITe™ Technology Wins the Energy Institute’s 2012 Innovation Award
RTI International’s nanofiber lighting improvement technology (NLITe™) won the Energy Institute’s 2012 Innovation Award. The Energy Institute awards recognize individuals and organizations in the global energy industry for setting new standards of excellence and innovation.
11-26-2012 RTI Lighting Technology Wins Energy Institute Award
– Local Tech Wire
RTI International scientists didn't have to invent a better lightbulb in order to win a major honor.
11-14-2012 RTI International's NLITe™ Platform Cited as Top Technology by Future Materials Magazine
RTI International's nanofiber lighting improvement technology, NLITe™, has been chosen as one of the top 100 technical textile innovations for 2012 by Future Materials magazine.
10-29-2012 Construction Begins on Biomass Fuel Development Facility at RTI
– Durham Herald-Sun
Research at RTI International into a production process to turn wood or other materials into a liquid that could be upgraded into a petroleum substitute is expected to move to the next step with the construction of a new facility in the Research Triangle Park.
10-18-2012 RTI International’s NLITe™ Technology Selected as a Finalist for Two International Awards
RTI International’s nanofiber lighting improvement technology (NLITe™) has been selected as a finalist for two prestigious international awards: the Energy Institute’s Innovation Award and a World Technology Summit Award.
10-18-2012 RTI International Develops New Biofuels Research Facility
– Biomass Magazine
RTI International has begun construction on a new 3,000-square-foot energy technology development facility on RTI’s main campus in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
10-15-2012 RTI International to Build Energy Technology Development Facility to Support Biofuels Projects
RTI International began construction last week on a new 3,000-square-foot energy technology development facility on RTI’s main campus in Research Triangle Park, N.C.
9-12-2012 RTI Boasts New Solar Energy Technology
– WUNC-FM
A North Carolina research firm says it's taken a significant step toward making solar energy a widely-marketable source of electricity
9-4-2012 Now, technology to reduce cost of solar energy by 75%
– Economic Times
Scientists have developed a new technology which they claim could make production of solar energy cheaper by 75 per cent, and thus speed-up its market adoption. The RTI International solar cells are developed from solutions of semiconductor particles, known as colloidal quantum dots, and have a power conversion efficiency that is competitive to traditional cells at a fraction of the cost.
9-4-2012 New solar cells could reduce cost of solar energy by 75%
– Zee News
Washington: A new solar technology developed by researchers at RTI International could make solar energy more affordable, and thus speed-up its market adoption.
9-4-2012 RTI International Showcases AffordableSolar Technology
– Local Tech Wire
Researchers at RTI International have developed a new solar technology that could make solar energy more affordable, and thus speed-up its market adoption, according to the RTP organization.
8-31-2012 Researchers reduce solar cell dev't cost by 75%
– EE Times India
Researchers at RTI International claim a new solar technology that develops solar cells using low-cost materials and processing techniques that could make solar energy more affordable, and thus speed-up its market adoption.
8-30-2012 New Technology to Reduce Cost of Solar Energy by 75%?
– Oil & Energy News
A new solar technology developed at RTI International (Research Triangle Institute) could make solar energy more affordable by as much as 75% and thus speed-up its market adoption.
8-30-2012 RTI International develops low cost solar technology to speed up adoption
– EcoChunk
Currently, even after the steep rise in the cost of energy and the rise in carbon emissions resulting from the production of conventional electricity, solar energy represents less than 1 percent of the total global energy supply. The reason for these low figures is the high cost of solar panels and other required infrastructure used for producing and storing renewable solar energy. Researchers at RTI International have now come up with an innovative solar technology, which aims to reduce the cost of solar panels and make it a lot more lucrative.
8-29-2012 Low-Cost High-Efficiency Solar Power Breakthrough
– Planet Save
Researchers at RTI International have developed a new solar power technology that will make solar energy much more affordable has been developed by researchers at RTI International. This breakthrough in low-cost high-efficiency solar energy should greatly help to speed-up its market adoption.
8-29-2012 RTI International develops low-cost solar material using quantum dots
– EcoSeed
A new solar material developed by RTI International can be produced for less than $20 per square meter, reducing the cost of solar energy and speeding up its market adoption, the company said.
8-29-2012 Nano-Nonwovens Cross Hurdles, Find New Applications
– Nanowovens Industry
As nonwovens makers look toward new application areas, extremely small nanofibers are playing an increasingly important role in the industry. As established players and newcomers alike are developing products that rely on small-sized fibers, the results have been mixed, with some important breakthroughs into new application areas amid concerns regarding price and the feasibility of using these tiny fibers.
8-28-2012 RTI International Develops New Low Cost, High Efficiency Solar Technology
Researchers at RTI International have developed a new solar technology that could make solar energy more affordable, and thus speed-up its market adoption.
8-28-2012 Low Cost, High Efficiency Solar Technology Developed
– Science Daily
Researchers at RTI International have developed a new solar technology that could make solar energy more affordable, and thus speed-up its market adoption.
8-27-2012 Another alternative at the pump
– News & Observer
Either methanol or ethanol ought to be permitted to satisfy the EPA’s Renewable Fuel Standard. Water-intensive corn-based ethanol production can be impacted by drought conditions. Methanol production is relatively impervious to drought conditions, and methanol can be produced from renewable sources.
8-23-2012 Chemtex to Build Ethanol Refinery in Clinton
– News & Observer
An Italian technology company has secured $99 million in federal loan guarantees, providing a government safety net that removes a major obstacle toward building an ethanol refinery in rural Sampson County in the eastern part of the state.
8-20-2012 What Do Americans Know About Energy?
A new study by researchers at RTI International examined perceived understanding of energy, demonstrated energy knowledge and ability to interpret an energy bill.
7-25-2012 RTI International Joins Research Effort to Improve Fuel Storage in Natural Gas Vehicles
Engineers from RTI International will join others at Texas A&M University, General Motors and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to develop an innovative adsorbent material that will improve the performance and storage capabilities of adsorbed natural gas fuel tanks, particularly for light-duty passenger vehicles.
7-14-2012 Texas A&M chemist’s proposal scores $3 million grant
– The Eagle
A proposal led by a Texas A&M University chemist, Dr. Hongcai “Joe” Zhou, was awarded a $3 million grant through the Department of Energy this week to develop natural-gas storage technology aimed at commercializing the fuel for passenger vehicles.
6-13-2012 RTI wins $4.8M federal grant to improve wastewater treatment
– Local Tech Wire
RTI International has landed a $4.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to research means of reducing energy needs for manufacturing firms.
6-13-2012 RTI Awarded Energy Grant
– WUNC-FM
R-T-I International has been awarded 4-point8-million dollars to develop technology to help reduce the energy needed to power manufacturing facilities. Leoneda Inge reports.
6-12-2012 Feds give $54M to cut manufacturing energy use
– GigaOM
The DOE announced Tuesday that it’s giving away $54 million to 13 projects to develop technologies that will help manufacturers reduce energy use and lower production costs of components that will lead to cheaper clean power equipment.
6-12-2012 Triangle partners win federal wastewater grant
– News & Observer
The Energy Department has awarded a $4.8 million grant to RTI International, Duke University and a Cary company to develop an energy-efficient wastewater treatment process for industry.
6-12-2012 RTI International secures federal grant
– Durham Herald-Sun
RTI International, the nonprofit based in the Research Triangle Park that does contract research for governmental and commercial groups, has received a $4.8 million federal grant to develop a more efficient industrial wastewater treatment system.
6-12-2012 RTI International Awarded Grant to Develop Energy-Efficient Water Treatment Technology with Veolia, Duke
RTI International has been awarded a grant under the Innovative Manufacturing Initiative of the U.S. Department of Energy to develop a new process technology that will improve the energy efficiency associated with industrial water treatment in the U.S. manufacturing sector.