Together with Prof. De la Peña O’Shea (IMDEA Energy), Prof. Costa and his group have settled a special issue focused on Sustainable Materials and Processes for Energy Conversion and Storage.
Fittingly, Halloween weekend marked the start of the eagerly awaited 26th United Nations Climate Summit. Instead of spooking themselves with horror movies, representatives of the member states traveled to Glasgow, Scotland, to discuss the next steps in the fight against a real scare that threatens to come out on top.
The corporate mindset has shifted. Sustainability has often been only part of the corporate social responsibility and not necessarily anchored across the different business functions and the value proposition of the firm. This has changed tremendously in recent years. According to the World Economic Forum, climate action failure is one of the top global risks.
Biogas is an important factor in the implementation of the energy transition. But there is room for improvement in the efficiency of these facilities. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a plant concept that combines greater power output with a smaller carbon footprint.
Within the framework of EuroTeQ Universities, the Professorship of Regenerative Energy Systems (RES) together with Tallinn University of Technology (Department of Energy Technology) and Czech University of Technology in Prague (Department of Nuclear Reactors) is offering a practical course this winter semester, which will be completely online.