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Steel-off gases pre-treatment unit design

The public deliverable linked to the Steel-off gases pre-treatment unit design is available on our website! Please download the document to know more on the design of the Blast Furnace Gas pretreatment system located upstream the carbon capture and conditioning unit, where CO2 is removed by absorption with an amine based solvent and sent to

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1000 hours of CO2 capture and regeneration from blast furnace gas achieved!

C2FUEL is happy to announce, after minor technical difficulties and a global pandemic, that the first 1000-hour degradation campaign of a CO2 capture solvent (30wt% MEA) with industrial blast-furnace gas has been achieved. The demonstration – using a minipilot conceived by ENGIE Lab CRIGEN and CNRS-LRGP – was conducted on the DK6 site in Dunkirk,

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C2FUEL 42 Month General Assembly meeting: one year to the end!

The 42 Month General Assembly meeting took place at Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, Germany on 29 and 30 November 2022. During those two days of meeting, the partners shared their results and fruitful discussions took place to setup the last phase of the project: the full-scale demonstration of the pilot for DME production from CO2 capture

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C2FUEL Newsletter #3 released!

The third C2FUEL newsletter is released at https://mailchi.mp/1fd06087eea5/c2fuel-newsletter3 ! Please have a look to our progress and activities! The first 36 months of C2FUEL project have been dedicated to pave the way towards the development of the different demonstration pilots that will be erected in the DK6 power plant. Next step is the final demonstration

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GENDER equality within the C2FUEL project

2019 statistics coming from “She figures – Gender in Research and Innovation Statistics and Indicators 2021” were compared to C2FUEL figures: 41.3% of women in the population of employed scientists and engineers 32.8% of women of the total population of researchers at European level (average growth rate of 3.9% between 2010 and 2018) 53.7% of

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C2FUEL results at the American Catalysis event, NAM27 !

The 27th meeting of the North American Catalysis Society, NAM27, is the premier scientific event in the field of catalysis research and development in 2022. It will be held in Ney York city, USA on May 22-27, 2022. It will be the opportunity for our youg C2FUEL researchers from TU/e to present their latest results

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C2Fuel results at the NCCC conference

The 23rd Netherlands’ Catalysis and Chemistry Conference will take place on 9-11 May 2022 at the Conference Centre Leeuwenhorst in Noordwijkerhout (The Netherlands). Latest C2Fuel results will be presented: 2 posters: “Morphology study of bismuth nanoparticles as catalyst for electrochemical CO2 reduction to formate”. Alex J.W. Man, Tim Wissink, Marta C. Figueiredo, Emiel J.M. Hensen

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C2FUEL gets closer to CO2 value Europe

To increase its visibility and disseminate its results even more widely and efficiently, C2FUEL will rely on the communication capabilities of CO2 Value Europe throughout Europe and beyond. CO2 value Europe is the non-profit association representing the Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU) community in Europe. It aims at promoting the development and market deployment of

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C2FUEL surrounds itself with international experts

C2FUEL aims at pushing forward a more sustainable mobility and at avoiding primary energy losses while reducing global CO2 footprint. The project has gained a large interest from international stakeholders and has thus created an external advisory group including: FA Experts: TNO (Netherlands), DNV (Norway) CCU Experts: Mitsubishi (Japan), Engie Laborelec (France) DME Experts and

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TU/e publishes their latest results on kinetic modelling of the methanol synthesis from CO2 and H2

Kinetic modelling of the methanol synthesis from CO2 and H2 over a CuO/CeO2/ZrO2 catalyst: The role of CO2 and CO hydrogenation Serena Poto, Damian Vico van Berkel, Fausto Gallucci, M.Fernanda Neira d’Angelo Chemical Engineering Journal, Volume 435, Part 2, 2022, 134946 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2022.134946 Abstract: This work addresses the kinetics of the CO2 hydrogenation to methanol over a Cu/CeO2/ZrO2 catalyst studied

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