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H2FUTURE project: use of renewable energy resources to produce hydrogen

11-05-2017

VoltaChem co-initiator ECN is partner in the H2FUTURE project. This project will provide valuable insights in the field of using renewable energy resources to produce hydrogen. At the steel factory of Voestalpine in the Austrian city of Linz, one of the world’s largest and most cutting-edge electrolysis installation will arise. Siemens' Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) electrolysis device, with a

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Driving on CO2: VoltaChem scales up sustainable production of formic acid

09-05-2017

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is best known for its contribution to global warming. Less known is that it can also function as a resource for the production of renewable fuels and chemicals. For the next two years six partners in a consortium of Shared Innovation Program VoltaChem will collaborate in a project that aims to convert CO2 with the aid of sustainably produced electricity into large amounts of f

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VoltaChem demonstrates continuous electrochemical FDCA production

02-05-2017

Electrochemical oxidation towards high-value chemical products is one of the most interesting and promising applications of electrosynthesis on short term. Researchers from Shared Innovation Program VoltaChem have recently demonstrated a full continuous process for the conversion of biobased Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) to FDCA, a key intermediate for bioplastics. With the results in hand, the next

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VoltaChem welcomes Uniper as community member

01-05-2017

Shared Innovation Program VoltaChem is pleased to welcome Uniper as a member to its community in the field of industrial electrification. ‎Muhammad Zubair, Project Manager Business Development at Uniper explains why the company decided to join.

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Please check VoltaChem’s current calls for participation, running projects and lab facilities

28-04-2017

To give you an impression of what VoltaChem is currently working and what activities can be expected, we made an overview of our current calls for participation, running projects and a selection of our lab facilities.

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Power to Ammonia: From renewable energy to CO2-free ammonia as chemical feedstock and fuel

21-03-2017

The Power to Ammonia (P2A) project has recently successfully concluded a feasibility study into the storage of renewable energy in ammonia (NH3) for three business cases. ECN, on behalf of Shared Innovation Program VoltaChem is one of the participants of this ISPT initiative with ten parties of the energy and chemistry sector.

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