Alternative Energy

Sustainable, high-performance and cost-effective solutions.

Trust Battelle to help you improve performance, reduce costs and protect the environment with cutting-edge alternative energy innovations. From bio-based fuels and fuel cell technologies to concentrated solar energy, Battelle delivers market-ready alternative energy solutions based on the latest scientific discoveries. Our broad expertise in related science and engineering disciplines and our management of several U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratories—including the National Renewable Energy Laboratory—has put us at the forefront of alternative energy innovation.

Alternative Energy Integration

Integrate alternative energy sources, including wind, concentrated solar, biomass and geothermal, into your existing infrastructure. From advanced materials and coatings to improved concentrated solar energy capture and energy storage solutions for variable energy sources, we are solving critical challenges in renewable energy integration.


Turn your low-value biomass into usable hydrocarbon fuels and high-value chemicals with Battelle’s catalytic pyrolysis and hydrogen upgrading technologies. Our innovative technologies and processes make biomass conversion more economical, practical and commercially viable.

Energy Storage

Find the best energy storage solution for your size, voltage, cost and performance criteria. Battelle customizes energy storage solutions when off-the-shelf products don’t fit your needs. From large-scale grid energy storage for power producers to safe and long-lasting batteries and supercapacitors, our engineers are making electro-chemical storage safer, cleaner, more efficient and flexible. Our innovative, conformal battery design serves multiple distributed uses including aircraft, consumer electronics, power tools, armored vehicles and others.

Fuel Cells

Bring the economic and environmental benefits of fuel cell technology to a wide range of new applications and environments with Battelle’s scalable and adaptable fuel-flexible technologies. We provide practical, efficient power generation solutions to fit your fuel availability, location and size requirements.