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Bioenergy Retrofits for Europe´s Industry

Bioenergy is an essential form of renewable energy, providing an estimated 60% of current renewable energy supply in the EU28. Anno 2018 the production of bioenergy takes on many forms. Spurred by innovation, bioenergy technologies are becoming ever more advanced and diverse, leading to the energy-efficient production of power, heat and cooling and a variety of transport fuels...

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Double victory in US firing competition

Double success for Team Wittus with participation of the DBFZ: in the biennial US combustion competition for the cleanest wood combustion, the team around Dr. Ingo Hartmann from the DBFZ again won the "Wood Stove Design Challenge" in Washington, D.C. after winning in 2016. In addition to the first prize for automated wood firing systems, the E-Stove also scored in the new thermoelectric category this year...

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IV. International Conference on Monitoring & Process Control of Anaerobic Digestion Plants
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EUBCE 2019 - European Biomass Conference & Exhibition
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Cooperation
2nd German Doctoral Colloquium Bioenergy in Nuremberg
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DBFZ Events

26.03.2019, Leipzig

IV. International Conference on Monitoring & Process Control of Anaerobic Digestion Plants

Anaerobic digestion is a complex process of subsequent and interacting degradation steps. The requirements and standards for the operation of biogas plants are changing due to requirements of the legal side and security of supply. Thus, a precise control of this complex biological process is crucial to make the biogas production process more ...
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27.05.2019, Lissabon

EUBCE 2019 - European Biomass Conference & Exhibition

The following DBFZ research scientists will present their work at the EUBCE: Prof. Dr. Daniela Thrän, Martin Dotzauer, Christiane Hennig, Stefan Majer, David Moosmann, Jaqueline Daniel-Gromke, Katja Oehmichen and Nadja Rensberg ...
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30.09.2019, Nuremberg

2nd German Doctoral Colloquium Bioenergy in Nuremberg

The German Bioenergy Doctoral Colloquium aims to bring together the knowledge and decision-makers of tomorrow at an early stage and to achieve better networking of scientific institutions in the field of bioenergy. The second event will take place from September 30th to October 1st at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) in Nuremberg. ...
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10 Years Anniversary

Anniversary brochure published

The anniversary brochure "Ten Years of Biomass Research at the DBFZ" provides an overview of ten years of biomass research at the DBFZ in Leipzig on the basis of greetings, interviews, short statements, highlights and selected reference projects.

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Resource database available online
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Resource database available online

Consistent information on the biogenic resource base is a central basis for the strategic evaluation of options for action in the context of closed cycle management. Since November 2018, the DBFZ has provided a resource database at webapp.dbfz.de.

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Funding programme

Project ideas wanted

From 1 March 2019, new project ideas on the subject of bioenergy can be submitted within the framework of the 7th Energy Research Programme. Please note the new topics such as energetic sewage sludge utilisation, biofuels, biogenic hydrogen production, etc...

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Doctoral thesis

PHD-Thesis of the month

Energy generation from biogas accounts for approx. 8 % of gross energy generation in Germany. While the generation of electricity from solar and wind power plants depends on fluctuating weather conditions and times of day, the generation of electricity from biogas is...

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