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Development of sustainable marine fuels

25 June 2020 – In an EU-funded research project, an international consortium aims to develop new production methods for sustainable marine fuels to replace heavy fuel oils in shipping. The use of heavy fuel oils (HFOs) contributes to global warming due to the fossil origin of these fuels and, moreover, generating non-negligible emissions of pollutants ...

Fuel Science – From Production to Propulsion

5 June 2020 – The 8th International Conference of the Cluster of Excellence will be held online from 23 to 25 June 2020. As in previous years, the upcoming conference will reflect the interdisciplinary orientation of the work in the Cluster of Excellence and will cover a broad spectrum ...

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

TEC4FUELS is now a UFOP member

30 April 2020 - In March 2020, TEC4FUELS GmbH is a member of the Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants. (UFOP) as a member. UFOP is a political lobby of companies, associations and institutions involved in the production, processing and marketing of domestic oil and protein plants. ...

REDIFUEL – first results from laboratory tests

31 March 2020 Development of a high-quality low CO2 biofuel. In the EU research project "Redifuel", which is active since the end of 2018, the substitute fuel produced at the beginning of the project, which simulates the final "Redifuel", [...]

CO2-reduced fuels in practical tests

11 February 2020 – TEC4FUELS supports model projects Household heating with oil fired burner systems are also expected to meet climate targets in the future: through greater efficiency, the direct integration of renewable energies and the [...]

TEC4FUELS joins FVV Research Association

09 December 2019 – Innovation network as multiplier Tec4Fuels GmbH has become a member of the Forschungsvereinigung für Verbrennungskraftmaschinen e.V. (FVV) (Research Association for Combustion Engines) in November 2019. Against the backg [...]

TEC4FUELS supports in lubricant technology

26 November 2019 Tec4Fuels is not only active in the fields of fuels, but also in lubricant technology and helps its customers to overcome challenges in this field. Tec4Fuels employee Simon Eiden, who is already M.Sc. in Molecular Biotechn [...]

“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 [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]