The SOLAR-JET project has explored solar-thermochemical redox cycles from 2011 to 2015, within this period the consortium has produced the world's first sample of solar thermochemical kerosene. The project website is now inactive and will not be updated.

Please visit the website of the successor project SUN-to-LIQUID www.sun-to-liquid.eu for all important information.

News

12-31-2015
Follow-up H2020 Project SUN-to-LIQUID kicked-off
Follow-up H2020 Project SUN-to-LIQUID kicked-off

The follow-up H2020 project SUN-to-LIQUID has been kicked off on 1st January 2017. Please visit www.sun-to-liquid.eu to learn more about the project and the partners behind.

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!


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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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Press articles

From sunlight to jet fuel: EU project makes first "solar" kerosene - European Commission PR04-28-2014

Press release from the European Commission on SOLAR-JET significant achievement, issued on 28 April 2014

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