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Research project

Electrochemical, catalytic and process engineering aspects of gas-forming electrolysis

How can the efficiency, selectiveness and sustainability of electrochemical processes be improved?

Contact
Marc Koper
Funding
NWO Technology Area NWO Technology Area
Partners

In collaboration with:

  • Prof. dr. M.T.M. (Marc) Koper (UL)
  • Prof. dr. G. (Guido) Mul (UT)
  • Prof. dr. D. (Detlef) Lohse (UT)
  • Akzo Nobel Industrial Chemicals BV
  • Shell Global Solutions International BV
  • MAGNETO Special Anodes BV
  • Elson Technologies

Electrochemical processes are given renewed attention by the chemical industry as the sustainable generation of electricity is increasing, and a (periodical) decline in electricity prices is to be expected. The use of sustainably generated electricity is not only essential to the balance in the electricity network, but also offers new opportunities for economically viable electrochemical processes. The consortium will improve the efficiency, selectiveness and sustainability of electrochemical processes, focussing on reactions in which gases such as hydrogen, oxygen and chlorine are formed.

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