R&D Focus Area

Energy and Green Tech

Applying SRI's diverse expertise to energy and environmental challenges

eight bottles holding green liquid
batteries
SRI researcher holding up hollow-fiber membranes
zero-emission, fuel cell-powered bus at a recharging station
SRI's wave-powered device on a buoy in the ocean
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Energy

SRI develops solutions for the production, storage, distribution, and use of conventional, emerging, and sustainable energy sources. SRI’s Energy Center is your gateway to our advanced R&D and scale-up solutions. 

Green Tech

To improve environmental health, SRI develops green technology. Our work includes new solutions for renewable energy, systems to study ocean acidification, and novel approaches to waste clean-up and water purification and desalination.

Related Materials

Batteries Fuel from Coal
Biorefineries Hydrogen and Fuel Cells
Carbon Capture Ocean Acidification
Conformable Natural Gas Tanks Oil and Gas
Cyber Security for Industrial Control Systems Solar
Energy-Efficient Material Handling and Manufacturing Titanium Allloys Production
Energy-Efficient Design: Authoring Support  

News & Events

MIT Tech Review, Feb 26, 2015

SRI’s process uses plasma arcs to facilitate reactions between molecules of hydrogen and titanium chloride, a chemical produced from titanium ore. “Arcs, like lightning bolts, crack the hydrogen, producing atomic hydrogen that can readily react,” says Barbara Heydorn, senior director of the Energy...