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Laboratory facility at TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology), fluidized-bed stage of adsorber Photo: TU Wien/Egon Zehetner

Bridging technologies on the way to a climate neutral future
New strategies for capturing and utilizing carbon dioxide

Around the world climate policy strategies are aimed at bringing global warming to a standstill. Alongside measures to conserve energy, increase energy efficiency and switching to renewable ..... Read full article
Close-up of fluidized-bed stage in adsorber, Photo: TU Wien/Julius Pirklbauer

Subject of international research
Capturing and utilizing carbon dioxide efficiently

The bulk of global warming is attributable to the rising concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere caused by mankind. Here the carbon dioxide formed when fossil ..... Read full article
Laboratory facility at TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology), photo: TU Wien/Julius Pirklbauer

ViennaGreenCO2
New separation process to capture carbon dioxide from exhaust gases

Carbon dioxide is not only a greenhouse gas, but also an input employed in various industrial sectors, such as the food industry or agribusiness. To be able ..... Read full article
Bioreactor at EVN site in Dürnrohr/Lower Austria, Photo: EVN AG

CO2USE
Plastic from bioreactors

A new way of utilizing carbon dioxide is to recycle it by way of biotechnological processes, in which carbon dioxide from off-gas is introduced into a plant ..... Read full article
SEM image of Acetobacterium woodii, Photo: IFA Tulln/BOKU, Steger

Hydrofinery
Obtaining liquid and gaseous sources of energy from hydrogen and carbon dioxide

“Hydrofinery” is a project in which researchers at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences’ Institute of Environmental Biotechnology in Vienna are investigating how to utilize ..... Read full article
RAG facility in Pilsbach/Upper Austria, Photo: RAG

Underground.SUN.Conversion
Producing natural gas renewably

A new research project by RAG (Rohöl-Aufsuchungs Aktiengesellschaft) builds on the successful energy research flagship project “Underground.SUN.Storage”, which was concerned with storing wind and solar energy in ..... Read full article
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hermann Hofbauer TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology),  Institute of Chemical, Environmental and Biological Engineering, Photo: TU Wien

Expert Interview
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hermann Hofbauer TU Wien (Vienna University of Technology),  Institute of Chemical, Environmental and Biological Engineering

At TU Wien you are developing new, efficient processes to seperate carbon dioxide. Do these count as bridging technologies on the way to a future low in ..... Read full article

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on issue 4/2017

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