RCGI NEWS

The Project is from the Research Centre for Gas Innovation (RCGI) and has the ultimate aim of replacing fossil fuels by electricity and natural gas. Engineers from the Research Centre for Gas Innovation (RCGI) study the development of hybrid power...
On June 1st, Professor Edmilson Moutinho dos Santos (Energy Policy and Economics Programme Coordinator) and researcher Thiago Brito (Project 25) visited LOGA – Environmental Logistics, one of the dealers for garbage collection in the city of São Paulo. The team...
A seminar presented an introduction to studies based on models of catalyses and presented results obtained from different areas of research On 20 April, the physical chemist Hans-Joachim Freund, from the Max- Planck Institute, presented a seminar on heterogeneous catalysis...
The goal here is to establish a different chemical route for the transformation of methane into PHB, which is a biopolymer of high added value With the use of micro-organisms, biologist Elen Aquino Perpétuo and a group of eight researchers...
The purpose here is to develop a methodology that uses laser to identify, from a distance, leaks of methane and other volatile organic compounds. Creation of a tool to help industry to detect leaks of components of natural gas and...
Instead of obtaining hydrogen to circulate through the cells, researchers want to make direct use of the natural gas in the devices, thereby saving one of the stages of the process and bringing costs down. A group of researchers of...