News

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“Green” heating oil is possible

07 November 2019 Oil heating systems could become more climate-friendly in the future "Green" heating oil is possible - and thus also a more climate-friendly operation of oil heating systems. This was the central statement made by Dr. Haj [...]

Fuel Science – From Production to Propulsion

23 September 2019 – 8th International Conference – Call for Papers and Posters The 8th International Conference of the Cluster of Excellence "The Fuel Science Center - Adaptive Conversion Systems for Renewable Energy and Carbon Sources" wi [...]

Redifuel – Determination of a fuel matrix

11 September 2019 - Surrogate fuel for further investigations selected To enable the initial screening of the “Redifuel” at early project stages, surrogate fuels must be selected due to the limited availability of the final product at the [...]

Environmentally friendly on-board power for ships

08  August 2019 - Better air through the use of fuel cells The aim of the new "MultiSchIBZ" research project is to significantly reduce the pollutants and greenhouse gases produced by shipping. A consortium led by thyssenkrupp Marine Syste [...]

  • Zwei im Kreis geführte Kupferleitungen, ein Monitor und eine Kraftstoffpumpe auf einem Prüfstand.

Synthetic fuels for climate protection?

28 May 2019 - NAMOSYN research project investigates fuel alternatives Could diesel and gasoline vehicles make a greater contribution to climate protection in the future? This is a realistic option for the 29 companies and institutions invo [...]

Synthetic fuels: New perspectives for mobility?

22 May 2019 - SZ BrandStudio Podcast "Synthetic fuels: New perspectives for mobility" is the title of a BrandStudio Podcast published on 6 May 2019 by the Süddeutsche Zeitung. The fuel expert and Tec4Fuels Managing Director Klaus Lucka giv [...]

  • Brennstoffproben im Test.

The effect of fuel additives

14 March 2019 - Market study on health and emission-relevant properties TEC4FUELS GmbH, together with Argomotive GmbH and ERC Additiv GmbH, is conducting a market study on fuel additives and their health and emission-relevant properties on [...]

Diesel with a future

06 February 2019 - Scandal, driving bans, climate change - at the moment diesel has a hard time in Germany. Does this fuel still have any prospects at all? The Automotive Technology Transfer Centre for Automotive Technology (TAC) at Coburg [...]

Research on CO2-neutral future fuels

16 January 2019 – High-performance fuels based on methanol To achieve its climate targets, Germany has to reduce its total CO2 emissions by 38 % by 2030 compared to 1990 levels. One measure to achieve the targets is to increase the share o [...]

The role of liquid energy sources – today and tomorrow

4 January 2019 - Parliamentary Lunch for SPD Members of the Bundestag. On 12 December 2018, the Institute für Wärme und Oeltechnik invited members of the SPD parliamentary group (Social Democratic Party of Germany) as well as scientific st [...]

Development of a high-quality, low-CO2 biofuel

30 November 2018 - Research and Innovation project REDIFUEL To achieve the European Union’s climate protection targets, greenhouse gas emissions must be cut down to 80% compared to 1990 levels by 2050, while in road transport, this will re [...]

Positive response to Technology Forum

29 October 2018 - The future of energy supply and the role of liquid energies. Climate protection, energy turnaround, defossilisation - there is a broad consensus on the necessity of these issues and not only the petroleum industry has lon [...]

Conference “Fuels for the Mobility of Tomorrow“

28 September 2018 - The third meeting of the Fuels Joint Research Group (FJRG) on "Fuels for tomorrow's mobility" took place on 20/21 September 2018 at the seminar center of the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) in Braunschweig. [...]

TEC4FUELS supports model projects with CO2-reduced fuels

03 September 2018 - Anyone wishing to inform about the possibilities and advantages of future low-greenhouse gas fuels is best advised to use them under conditions that are as realistic as possible. The Institute for Heat and Oil Technolog [...]

Avoid interactions when mixing fuels

12 July 2018 - The development and assurance of fuel quality faces major challenges. Sooner or later, the fuels available on the market will be supplemented and blended with new types of fuel with lower CO2 emissions. In order to maintain [...]