Image - DLR and Lufthansa Technik investigate biofuels in new study

DLR and Lufthansa Technik investigate biofuels in new study

Biofuels have the potential to make air transport more climate-friendly and reduce dependency on fossil raw materials, since they are produced using renewable raw materials, such as oil plants, grain, algae and wood. Researchers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), together with Lufthansa Technik and the Bundeswehr Research Institute for Materials, Fuels and Lubricants , investigated the chemical a...

Fuel & Retailing - Jun 7, 2017


Image - Pu Neng Receives Major Investment from HPX for Scale-Up of its Advanced Vanadium Redox Battery (VRB)

Pu Neng Receives Major Investment from HPX for Scale-Up of its Advanced Vanadium Redox Battery (VRB)

Pu Neng has attracted a major investment from High Power Exploration (HPX), bringing total invested capital to-date to over $90 million. The company has the most advanced flow battery technology in the world, including proprietary membrane, electrolyte and cell stack designs. With a clear mandate and strong support from HPX, Pu Neng is now positioned for high growth in the rapidly expanding energy storage market. Flow batteries store energy i...

Fuel & Retailing - May 26, 2017


Image - New tool for battery research

New tool for battery research

For a long time it was nearly impossible to examine the reactions at the anode and the cathode of lithium-ion batteries separately. As part of his doctoral thesis, Michael Metzger, scientist at the Chair of Technical Electrochemistry of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), developed an innovative battery test cell, which can do just that. For his innovative work, he was awarded the Strategy & Presidential Award 2017. While lithium-ion bat...

Fuel & Retailing - May 26, 2017




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