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

SRI's Center of Excellence in Energy is your gateway to solutions for important energy and green tech issues. From developing alternative energy sources to using conventional resources in a more sustainable manner, the Center draws on expertise across SRI's R&D divisions. Industry and government agencies worldwide benefit from our scientific expertise and practical know-how, ranging from basic and applied research to developing and testing advanced systems.

SRI develops technologies for the production, storage, distribution, and use of conventional and emerging energy sources, as well as sustainable energy sources. To improve environmental health, SRI develops clean materials, green technology, and processes for renewable energy, energy storage, and safe grid management. Solutions also include systems to study ocean acidification and water purification and desalination.

Clients benefit from our extensive scale-up experience, which brings ideas out of the lab and into the field, quickly and cost-effectively.

Upcoming Events

  • SunShot Grand Challenge Summit 2014, May 19-22, Anaheim, CA: Jeffrey Alexander will present a poster on SRI's role in the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies (SEEDS) program.
  • Silicon Valley/SEEDZ Energy Storage Symposium, May 21, Mountain View, CA: SRI is an event partner for this Joint Venture Silicon Valley symposium that engages key stakeholders in the energy storage marketplace around the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities for customer-side storage. The event will also examine how Silicon Valley is advancing innovation and uptake in this critical emerging market.

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