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14 November 2017

1st Technical meeting of heat-to-fuel project

Next 20-21 November, the group of Energy Storage of IREC will host the first technical meeting of the "Heat-to-fuel" project. HtF is a Horizon 2020 EU-funded project carried out by 14 partners from across Europe that aims to deliver the next generation of biofuel production technologies supporting the de-carbonisation of the transportation sector, aiming at to deliver cost-competitive technologies achieving biofuel prices below €1 per litre. Heat-to-fuel will upgrade alternative, residual biomass feedstocks and conversion of excess heat to liquid fuels in a combined Gasification, Fischer Tropsch and Aqueous Phase Reforming plant. At the end of the project, the know-how acquired will allow scalability at a demonstration level before commercialization, representative of the next generations of sustainable biofuel technologies. The project started on September 2017 and will last four years. Besides IREC, Güssing Energy Technologies (project coordinator), TU Wien (Austria), Beta Renewables (Italy), IREC (Spain), IChPW (Poland), RECORD (Italy), POLITO (Italy), Bioenergy2020+ (Austria), CRF (Italy), CEA (France), Johnson Matthey (UK), Atmostat (France), R2M (Spain) and Skupina Fabrika (Slovenia) are involved in the project.

Please, read the press release for more information.

10 November 2017

22a Setmana de la Ciència

Per celebrar la 22a edició de la Setmana de la Ciència, els dies 14, 15 i 17 de novembre de 2017, l'IREC oferirà diferents tallers amb activitats variades:

Les energies renovables son indispensables per minimitzar el canvi climàtic que ja està succeint. El problema d'aquestes fonts d'energia és la seva intermitència en la producció. Els investigadors de l'IREC treballen per desenvolupar un sistema que permet emmagatzemar aquesta electricitat que ve de les fonts renovables en forma de gas, que es podrà utilitzar en el moment que la demanda energètica ho necessiti. Així s'aconsegueix una font d'energia més flexible i neta.

En aquest taller els investigadors explicaran el funcionament del sistema power to gas. Posteriorment es farà una visita als laboratoris de l’IREC.

10 November 2017

IREC participates in the Smart City Expo World Congress

IREC will actively participate in the Smart City Expo World Congress co-organizing and participating in the following events:

  • Smart City Expo World Congress: Smart City Expo World Congress is a place to share research, best practices and potential common solutions, achieved through effective collaboration. We hope to see you in the SCC1 stand D450 on November 14th-16th, 2017 (Barcelona). Where we will be ready to inform you about our participation in the H2020 GrowSmarter project!

  • Singapore - Catalan meeting: Visit of Singapore Housing & Development Board. November 13th, 2017. In collaboration with Institut Municipal d’Informàtica de Barcelona (IMI), IREC will present H2020 Growsmarter Low Energy Districts in Barcelona to Singapore Housing & Development Board.

  • World Cities Day Conference. Site visit to Barcelona 22@ district. November 13th, 2017. World Cities is a project of the Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) of the European Commission in the framework of the European Parliament’s preparatory action to promote the exchange of experience and best practice between the European Union and third countries on the theme of territorial development with particular reference to sustainable urban development.

26 September 2017

A new publication at Energy & Environmental Science by the Energy Storage Group

The Energy Storage Group of IREC has published their work entitled “Prototype reactor for highly selective solar-driven CO2 reduction to synthesis gas using nanosized earth-abundant catalysts and silicon photovoltaics” in the prestigious journal Energy & Environmental Science (impact factor 29.518).

The contribution deals with the development of earth-abundant catalyst materials combined with cheap silicon photovoltaics to perform solar-driven CO2 conversion into chemical fuels. Urbain et al. used a cathode based on copper foam coated with nanosized Zn catalyst to perform CO2 reduction to synthesis gas (CO + H2) and coupled it with a silicon based photoanode in a prototype reactor device. This integrated large scale device enabled bias-free solar CO2 conversion to syngas with a solar-to-syngas efficiency of 4.3 %.

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