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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Our innovative energy research is geared toward solving the national and global concerns by developing efficient, economic, and sustainable energy solutions. Our scientists and engineers address challenges across the power, chemical, petroleum, gas processing, and transportation industries to produce novel technologies from ideation to pilot scale to commercialized systems. Show more

Our state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories are equipped to provide high-quality R&D for process technology licensors, gas processing companies, oil refiners, chemical manufacturers, clean-fuels developers, catalyst manufacturers, and other commercial clients, as well as for the U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Defense, and other government agencies. Our capabilities range from lab- and bench-scale experiments to pilot plants and large-scale pre-commercial demonstration.

Spotlight

RTI International to expand R&D efforts on CO2 capture

As part of an effort to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide from coal-fired power plants, the U.S. Department of Energy, National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has awarded RTI International two new projects to develop and test transformational technologies for CO2 capture. 

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