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Powering Up the Energiewende

Jülich, 13 October 2016 – At a launch event attended by Federal Minister of Education and Research Prof. Johanna Wanka, the large-scale Power-to-X project was launched today. It is one of four Kopernikus projects for the transformation of the energy sector that have been selected for funding. RWTH Aachen University, Forschungszentrum Jülich, and DECHEMA are coordinating the project, which is concerned with the storage and use of electrical energy from renewable sources by converting it into material energy carriers and chemical products.

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