Technologies related to batteries, photovoltaics, fuel cells, alternative fuels, and energy harvesting
Energy use auditing with enhanced comparison model
Comparing the energy use of the tenants of various units in a group of buildings
High-density fuels from renewable alcohols
Net heats of combustion (NHOC) 20% higher than JP-10 which can be generated from sustainable alcohol feedstocks are ideal for volume-limited aircraft such as...
Alcohols to alkenes
Catalytic oxidation of 4-carbon alcohols to produce 4-carbon olefins with yields greater than 90 percent
Catalyst for the conversion of sulfur containing fuels...
Technology enables on-site production of hydrogen for powering fuel cells and other energy systems
Variable pitch turbine blades
Tunable blade mechanism maintains high aerodynamic performance and optimal thermal design for gas turbine engines operating under partial-load conditions
High-energy density fuels
Net heats of combustion 20 percent higher than JP-10 and can be generated from renewable and sustainable alcohol feedstocks
High-performance jet and diesel fuels from renewable isoprene
Combination of an oligomerization catalyst with a metathesis catalyst allows for the synthesis of high-density cyclic fuels with performance advantages over conventional petroleum-based fuels
Renewable fuels and lubricants
23 issued US patents; 5 US applications; and 9 international filings
Electricity from sound
Passive energy collection device that requires no power input to operate
Back surface alternating contacts solar cell
Photovoltaic with better long-term performance in high-radiation environments; higher conversion efficiency at elevated temperatures; and a lighter, more flexible structure for mobile applications improve...