Southwest Research Institute is a leader in advanced power systems, including the design, analysis, prototype fabrication, and testing of turbomachinery such as gas turbines, compressors, pumps, wind turbines, and motors from kW-scale to utility-scale. With more than 50 years of experience assessing and improving power generation equipment, SwRI is also a leading developer of cutting-edge power generation technology.
Advanced Energy Research Areas
SwRI’s unique approach to advanced science and applied technology enables clients in government and industry to draw upon multi-disciplinary teams for advanced energy research.
- Advanced Power Generation Research and Development
- Supercritical CO2
- Thermal, Mechanical and Chemical Energy Storage (TMCES)
- Coal and Natural Gas-Powered Oxy-Fuel Combustion
- Hydrogen Combustion, Compression, Storage, and Fuel Cell Research
- Waste Heat Recovery
- Energy Storage Systems