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We are rethinking energy.

Thinking and realising sustainable energy

Making great ideas a reality.

Because energy is infinite.

We embrace the fact in the future, all the world's energy will be renewable - and it's happening sooner than you might think. Thousands of researchers are developing very clever concepts to enable this. We help them put these solutions into practice. In this way, our own research and development team makes a contribution to this important endeavour.

Sustainable biofuels

Plant oils as fuel

Fuel made on the farm

Nachhaltige Biokraftstoffe

Plant oils are the sustainable choice for agriculture. From our long-running development work, we understand how exactly they should be used in engines. What's more, we enjoy getting our hands dirty in the process.

Biogas systems and combined heat and power plants

Generation of energy on site

Because regional energy generation makes sense

Many details must be considered in order to help biogas plants and CHP systems run in an economically optimal state. We know that it is not the devil that lies in the details, but the potential.

Oxyfuel gas engine

with integrated oxygen generation

Biogas plants generate energy on site. Combined heat and power plants can also be operated with locally sourced biogenic fuels, as in the case of the TUM Research Station Friedrich N. Schwarz. We think this makes sense.  However, it is also important for systems to function in a reliable and economically optimal way. Together with universities and partners from industry, we conducted a number of projects to investigate which details are important for optimising reliability and yield. We also offer monitoring programs and services for this purpose. The future in this area looks particularly exciting.

Together with the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS and TAD GmbH, we are in the process of developing an oxyfuel gas engine with integrated oxygen generation for CO2 capture. This will be operated with pure oxygen instead of air. After condensation of the water vapour, the exhaust gas will consist of almost pure CO2, which can be captured. One positive side effect is that no dangerous nitrogen oxides (NOx) will be produced. This is the first time a carbon capture and storage (CCS) process has been proposed that does not require any additional energy input for CO2 capture. It's just one example of our smart-thinking approach. We'd be delighted to come up with implementation concepts for other projects, too.

Implementation of sustainable energy concepts.

When thinking and making come together.

We want to help shape the future.

Vegetable oil as a fuel in agriculture

There are many excellent ideas for shaping the energy transition, but the ideas alone are not enough. They need to be worked out and implemented. This is where our strength lies: we think in a networked fashion, then make things happen.