26 October 2017

Converting electricity and storing it in chemical compounds is necessary for energy transition

Efficient energy storage is necessary for a reasonable transition to sustainable energy sources. This means that we will, in part, have to convert and store sustainably generated electricity in chemical compounds. This says Wiebren de Jong in his inaugural speech as professor at TU Delft on Friday 27 October.

25 October 2017

Burak Eral develops barcode to test the authenticity of medicines and food

In a world where international trade is the order of the day there are, despite strict regulations, an increasing number of counterfeit medicines and deteriorated edible products in circulation. The unregulated online sale of products is a particularly sensitive issue and poses a serious threat to public health. Burak Eral, a researcher at the Department of Process & Energy, has developed biodegradable microparticles capable of distinguishing counterfeit medicines from authentic medicines while acting as product quality sensors .

26 September 2017

Inaugural speech: ‘Large-scale energy storage: the gap between now and (n)ever’.

On Friday 27 October, Wiebren de Jong, professor of large-scale energy storage at the Department of Process & Energy, will deliver his inaugural speech about ‘Large-scale energy storage: the gap between now and (n)ever.’ Prior to his speech, a symposium will take place entitled ‘Energy and Chemistry Beyond Fossil Carbon’, featuring various speakers who are experts in this area. The full programme is below. You are more than welcome to join us.

18 May 2017

Process and Energy contributes to scaling up sustainable production of formic acid

Delft, 9 May 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.

18 May 2017

€ 2.5 million funding for flexible storage of large amount of renewable power

TU Delft is now a partner in a € 2.5 million EU Project (Horizon 2020) titled ‘Increasing penetration of renewable power, alternative fuels and grid flexibility by cross-vector electrochemical processes’ (BALANCE).