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30 January 2019
The (im)practibility of materials in a circular economy
Our growing world population and increasing prosperity is putting more and more pressure on global energy consumption and the demand for materials. The challenges in the area of energy consumption, materials consumption and climate change are closely interlinked, but the use of materials is often something we take for granted.
23 January 2019
How sustainable is electric heating? Laure Itard does the math
The gas industry is being phased out and the trusty gas boiler will need to be replaced by electric forms of heating. Energy epidemiologist Prof. Laure Itard (Architecture and the Built Environment) calculated the CO2 emissions. Is electric always sustainable?
21 January 2019
New PowerWeb book: Intelligent Integrated Energy Systems
This book presents research results of PowerWeb, TU Delft’s consortium for interdisciplinary research on intelligent, integrated energy systems and their role in markets and institutions.
21 January 2019
Peter Palensky assumes chairmanship IEEE PES/PELS/IAS Benelux Chapter
Following Hakan Ergun (KU Leuven) Peter Palensky will serve as chairman of the IEEE PELS/IAS/PES Benelux Chapter in the coming period of two years. The chairmanship rotates inside the Benelux. Palensky fulfilled several other international roles for the IEEE. For example, prior he was IEEE Austria Section Chair.
15 January 2019
Planning for large-scale thermal energy storage systems could be greatly improved
In some places in the Netherlands, the ground is starting to run out of space for thermal energy storage systems, which can provide heating and cooling to large buildings in an energy-efficient manner. There is a much better way to do that, says researcher Marc Jaxa-Rozen. On Tuesday 15 January, he will be awarded his PhD at TU Delft for his work on the subject.
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