The photo shows a gas turbine in a high-speed balancing plant.
© Siemens AG

Thermal power plants
New material for sustainable turbine construction

The aim of the research work in the Pro-FeAl project is to produce both large-volume castings and components for turbines from iron aluminide.

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The photo shows the e-truck.
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Photovoltaics
E-truck runs on solar energy from its own vehicle roof

A team of scientists is researching on-board charging of electric vehicles and has demonstrated an electric truck with fully integrated photovoltaics.

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The symbolic image shows a Siemens AG gas turbine.
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Thermal power plants
Operating innovative turbomachinery with hydrogen

In the InnoTurbinE project, a team of scientists is developing robust and efficient turbines that can also be operated with hydrogen.

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The picture shows the tower of a solar power plant.
© DLR

Solar thermal power plants
Researchers develop the world's first pilot plant for solar fuel

Sunlight becomes fuel: In Jülich, the technology chain is mapped from capturing sunlight to synthetic fuel.

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The picture shows a solar power plant with tower and heliostat array.
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Solar thermal power plants
International research projects on the topic of solar power plants wanted

With an Additional Call, CSP-ERA.NET would like to promote further research projects on solar thermal power plants.

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The symbol photo shows the assembly of a wind turbine of a wind energy plant.
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Wind power
Components for offshore wind turbines from the 3D printer

A team of scientists is developing the world's largest 3D printer for offshore wind turbines.

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The symbol photo shows wood pellets in the hands of three persons.
© BMWi - Maria Parussel

Bioenergy
System-serving electricity generation with mini cogeneration plants

Operators can use the electricity production efficiently for internal consumption and operate their plants in a grid-friendly manner.

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PROMETEO parabolic trough test system
© DLR

Solar thermal power plants
Silicone oil as a heat transfer medium for parabolic trough plants

The aim is to develop a solar collector for solar thermal power plants that is suitable for use with silicone-based heat transfer media.

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© Siemens Energy

Thermal power plants
Turbo-charged with sCO2 turbines

In the Carbosola research project, teams of scientists work on smaller turbomachinery that run on supercritical CO2.

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