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Kopernikus Supports Transformation of Energy Sector

Aachen/Berlin/Frankfurt/Jülich, 5 April 2016 – Today, Prof. Johanna Wanka, Federal Minister of Education and Research, announced funding for four Kopernikus projects for the transformation of the energy sector. The Power-To-X project coordinated by RWTH Aachen University, Forschungszentrum Jülich, and DECHEMA was among those selected. This large-scale project is concerned with the storage and use of electrical energy from renewable sources by converting it into material energy carriers and chemical products. The project will receive funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research to the tune of € 30 million for the first of a total of three planned development phases.

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