University Delft, course e-mobility business models

crowd funding, sustainable future

Projects worldwide show that financial sustainability is a hard nut to crack, especially when technology is still under development and governments are searching for the right policies to increase adoption.

The University Delft offers a course e-mobility. Learn from experts how to develop profitable e-mobility business models.
This new course explains how can electric mobility work for various businesses, including fleet managers, automobile manufacturers and charging infrastructure providers.

 

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Battolyser: the super battery

Battolyser: the super battery

If this large-scale storage of renewable energy in liquid ammonia succeeds, communities can cover long low wind and solar energy periods

The Battolyser, which will be used as a super battery in a gas power plant, is becoming a reality. 

For the first time, TU Delft researchers led by Prof. Fokko Mulder have produced an integrated battery electrolysis system – known as a ‘battolyser’ – that can not only store or supply electricity efficiently as a battery but can also split water into hydrogen and oxygen using electrolysis.
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Smart Grid – Position Paper University of Denmark

Renewable energy, renewables, geothermal energy, climate change, TU Delft, heat, savings, campus, scenario, simulation models, fuel cell, PhP, flexibility, un-balance, electricity, renewables, report, science, university

different technologies can be used for micro-CHP, including stirling engines, rankine engines, internal combustion engines, and fuel cells.

Fuel cell based micro CHP units in homes and commercial buildings can help the electricity grid assimilate more renewables according to the Technical University of Denmark.

Scientists published a report explaining the need to create a market for electricity services to draw new technologies such as micro CHP into wider use and accelerate the cost reduction needed for general consumer uptake. Read More

Smart heat grid campus

Renewable energy, renewables, geothermal energy, climate change, TU Delft, heat, savings, campus, scenario, simulation models

renewable geothermal heat source, which will supply between 40 and 50% of our heat requirements.

The Technical University of Delft want the campus to be energy neutral by 2020. Part of this metamorphosis involves a new smart heat grid.

TU Delft is converting the existing heating system into a smart heat grid that provides heat at various temperature levels from various conventional and renewable heat sources.

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Is the Market Ready for Small-Scale BioRefinery Plants?

fermentation proces, biobased solutions, renewables, cellulose, kerosine, suger

The processing of the protein-free juice stream should be centralized (fermentation of C5 and C6 sugars and cellulose)

The West of the Netherlands produces annually over 200,000 tons of plant residues.

The remains of tomatoes and peppers together account for 170,000 tons.

At this moment, these residual materials now are composted.

But residual materials also have potential as a new raw material, if the chemical industries are interested. Read More

EU smart water management market will double in 2018

Water leakage detection, monitoring, sustainable infra, climate change

City water leaks wasting millions of tax dollars

The Europe smart water management market is expected to grow from $1.73 billion in 2013 to $3.46 billion in 2018 at CAGR of 14.9% for the period 2013 to 2018.

The market is primarily driven by advancement in technology in the region and smart meter compliances.

 

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Dozens of America’s east coast cities face routine tidal flooding under climate change

Flood

Flooding will plaque the East Coast of the VS

Tidal flooding should be one of the biggest concernes of dozens of America’s east coast cities. Researchers said that cities have to face routine tidal flooding under climate change. Read More

Dutch scientists teleport data

Scientists in the Netherlands (TU Delft) have moved a step closer to overriding one of Albert Einstein’s most famous objections to the implications of quantum mechanics, which he described as ‘spooky action at a distance.’

Data teleporting by the TU Delft

Data teleporting by the TU Delft

In a paper published on Thursday in the journal Science, Read More

Water purification with Solar Power

Purification, solar power, fresh water tech, climate change

Solar energy purifies water

Purification – or the treatment of salt and/or – dirty water into drinking water exists in many countries. New solutions must be sought in small scale and local applicable technologies.

A well-known technique is electricity from solar panels, which only need the sun as an energy source.  Read More