Energy Research

TCBiomass 2015

We are sponsoring the International Conference on Thermochemical Conversion Science from November 2-5 in Chicago and will present four papers and one poster.

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We maintain a world-class catalyst synthesis program focused on coupling suitable catalysts or sorbents with specific process designs.

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Our team has commenced the large-scale demonstration of its warm gas cleanup technology platform at Tampa Electric's Polk Power Station in Polk County, Fla.

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The fully automated hydroteater system upgrades liquid biocrude intermediates produced in the 1-ton-per-day catalytic biomass pyrolysis unit into gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel.

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We offer state-of-the-art engineering and design software—including the Aspen package—and expertise to take technology from conception to full demonstration.

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RTI scientists and engineers conduct applied research and development for the power, chemical, and petroleum refining industries, as well as for transportation. We work with process technology licensors, gas processing companies, oil refiners, chemical manufacturers, clean fuels developers, catalyst manufacturers, and other commercial clients, as well as with the U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and other government agencies. Show more

Our R&D expertise includes catalyst and sorbent development; process engineering, simulation, and design; membrane development; lab-scale and bench-scale testing; and process scale-up and prototype demonstration. Our energy economists conduct prospective and retrospective studies of technologies and industries, and present economic return measures for R&D programs as a whole.

Spotlight

RTI International receives funding from US Department of Energy to develop energy efficient lighting

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced that RTI International has been selected to receive funding for the development of lighting technology for the education market that combines energy efficiency and the ability to adjust color.

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