SOLAR-JET

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11-29-2015
SOLAR-JET receives 1st aireg Award

SOLAR-JET receives 1st aireg Award for producing the first solar kerosene that can easily be used as fuel for aviation!


09-28-2015
SOLAR-JET will attend the AERODAYS 2015 in London on October 20-23!

The SOLAR-JET Project will attend the AERDODAYS 2015 in London on October 20-23. ETH Zürich solar reactor will be exhibited on stand 5-12 on the fith floor of the Queen Elizabeth II Centre. The Project Coordinator, Dr. Andreas Sizmann (BHL), will be happy to welcome you there and present the project achievements. He will also give a presentation on "Progress and Perspectives of Solar Fuels" during the Parallel Session on Tuesday, 20 October starting at 13:50 (UK time).

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Project Infos

Project name:
Solar chemical reactor demonstration and Optimization for Long-term Availability of Renewable JET fuel(SOLAR-JET)
Project Reference:
FP7-285098
Contract Type:
Small or medium-scale focused research project
Start Date:
2011-06-01
End Date:
2015-05-31
Duration:
48 months
3.12 million euro
Project Funding:
2.17 million euro
Project Status:
Execution
Coordinator:
Dr. Andreas Sizmann
Organisation:
Bauhaus Luftfahrt e.V.
Address:
Lyonel-Feininger-Straße 28, D-80807 München
Country:
Germany
E-mail:
andreas.sizmann at bauhaus-luftfahrt.net
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Partners

The SOLAR-JET consortium has been created to meet the committed project objectives with the highest efficiency. The Consortium gathers industrial and scientific complementary competencies from four European countries. The partners combine their special expertise in solar energy conversion (ETH), fuel synthesis and fuel economics (SHELL), fuel combustion and high-temperature chemistry (DLR), future technology assessment, future socio-economic development analysis (BHL) and project management (ART).


SHELL GLOBAL SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL B.V.

SHELL GLOBAL SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL B.V.


Further Information : http://www.shell.com/globalsolutions

Organizational Activities

Shell Global Solutions International B.V. forms part of the Projects & Technology Group in Shell. Projects & technology is one of the 3 businesses within Shell: i. Upstream searches for and recovers crude oil and natural gas. ii. Downstream refines, supplies, trades and ships crude worldwide, manufactures and markets a range of products, and produces petrochemicals for industrial customers. iii. Projects & Technology manages delivery of Shell’s major projects and drives the research and innovation to create technology solutions. The project and technology organisation provides technical services and technology capability in upstream and downstream activities. It manages the delivery of major projects and helps to improve performance across the company. It delivers differentiated technical information technology for Shell and drive research and innovation to create tomorrow’s technology solutions.


Role in SOLAR-JET Project

With its expertise in fuel economy and distribution, SHELL will conduct a techno-economic assessment of future energy technologies and evaluate energy yields and scalability of integrated systems.


Key Personnel

Prof. Dr. Hans Geerlings

Dr. Joanna Bauldreay - Aviation Fuel Development Manager

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