energy transition

Final program: Heat – Tuesday 24 February 2015 – 19h

The current discussions on energy all too often hinge toward the energy use in transport and especially the demand and production of electricity. The demand and supply of heat remains largely underexposed, this is not justified as heating (and cooling) accounts for 46% of total final energy demand worldwide. In an attempt to compensate for …

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Final program: “Energy market in ten years” – Wednesday 17 Dec 2014 – 19u

Energy market in ten years The electricity market is changing rapidly because of smart grid technologies, renewable energy and changes in electricity use. The use of wind and solar energy makes the electricity prices and the electricity supply more volatile. Smart energy technologies are implemented to deal with this volatility. These changes will shift the …

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Biofuels for transport, are they a sustainable solution?

Biofuels for transport, are they a sustainable solution? Wednesday 21 May [message_box title=”Evening details” color=”white”] Date: Wednesday 21 May 2014 Time: 19:00 Location: B. van Zuylenzaal, Academiegebouw, Domplein, Utrecht [/message_box] The 21st of May the event on Biofuels for transportation will take place! Biofuels and their sustainability are a heavily debated topic. For the aviation …

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Event report: The role of materials in the energy transition, Tue. 19 November 2013

The role of materials in the energy transition By: Mariësse van Sluisveld Energy transition or material efficiency? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that, in order to limit the effects of climate change, a reduction of 50–85 per cent in global greenhouse gas will be needed by 2050, advocating a radical shift away …

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‘The role of materials in the energy transition’, Tues. 19 November 2013 19:00-22:00h

The role of materials in the energy transition The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that, in order to limit the effects of climate change, a reduction of 50–85 per cent in global greenhouse gas will be needed by 2050, advocating a radical shift away from today’s fossil-fuel-derived economy. Moreover, modern society is continuously …

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SAVE THE DATE: The role of materials in the energy transition, Tues. 19 November 2013 19:00-22:00h

The role of materials in the energy transition The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that, in order to limit the effects of climate change, a reduction of 50–85 per cent in global greenhouse gas will be needed by 2050, advocating a radical shift away from today’s fossil-fuel-derived economy. Moreover, modern society is continuously …

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