Coordinating energy research for a low carbon Europe
One of the most recognizable scientific journals in the world, Nature, has written about Europe’s next €1-billion science projects. The two solar-energy programmes mentioned in the article, Sunrise and ENERGY-X, are supported by EERA.
The two solar-energy programmes are synergistic: one, Sunrise, seeks to improve the efficiency of solar-energy technologies by exploiting raw materials abundant in the atmosphere such as carbon dioxide, oxygen or nitrogen through, for example, developing artificial photosynthesis processes. (Sunrise, led from Leiden University in the Netherlands, announced its selection in a press release on 1 February.) ENERGY-X, led by the Technical University of Denmark, wants to boost efficiency in a different way — by developing catalysts and other chemical processes.Alison Abbott, Nature
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