News Digest Item
13 Aug 2018

Science and industry collaborate on synthetic fuels research

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Businesses including Daimler, Audi, Caterpillar, Bosch, and energy company ENBW, are teaming up with scientists in the state of Baden-Württemberg to explore the potential for, and large-scale production of, synthetic fuels, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports. The “reFuels” research project is aimed at “economic activity in a closed CO2 cycle”, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) President Holger Hanselka told the paper.

Read the article in German (behind paywall) here.

For background, read the factsheet Power-to-gas: Fix for all problems or simply too expensive? and the dossier The Energiewende and German carmakers.

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