Seed Fund Projects

Energy transformation towards renewables and distributed generation

JARA-ENERGY Seed Fund Call: „Ideas and Concepts for future energy-systems“, the projects are funded with 100.000 EUR
2 JARA-Start-projects (Budget each 50.000 EUR, Start: 1.9.15; 1 year)

Project „Dynamic Hydrogen Storage (DyHyst): Integrated dynamic model of electrolysis and gas conditioning for hydrogen storage“
RWTH Aachen: Dr. Franz Lanzerath, LTT
Forschungszentrum Jülich: Dr. Martin Müller, IEK-3

Project „Comperative techno-economic analysis of stationary battery systems providing primary control under consideration of battery and application specific aging models“
RWTH Aachen: Dr. Matthias Leuthold, ISEA
Forschungszentrum Jülich: Dr. Petra Zapp, IEK-STE


„Energy transformation towards renewables and distributed generation“ Seed Funds
To support the development of clean and sustainable energy systems and technologies JARA-ENERGY granted Seed Fund Projects in the field „Energy transformation towards renewables and distributed generation“. The projects are funded with 250,000 Euro.

JARA-Start-Project (Budget 50.000 EUR, 1 year)
„Measurement of boundary layer profiles to predict mixed convection losses on solar tower power plants“
RWTH Aachen: Prof. Reinhold Kneer
Forschungszentrum Jülich: Prof. Hans-Josef Allelein

JARA-Project (Budget each 100.000 EUR, 2 years)
„Electrolyte-Cathode Interfaces in All-Solid-State Li Batteries“
RWTH Aachen: Dr. Johan Persson
Forschungszentrum Jülich: Dr. Martin Finsterbusch, Dr. Sandra Lobe

„CO2-free hydrogen production with integrated H2 separation & storage“
RWTH Aachen: Prof. Regina Palkovits
Forschungszentrum Jülich: Prof. Peter Wasserscheid


Transition to Renewable Energy
“Energy Transition” and “Renewable Energy” are one of the most important themes for current and future research programs.
To support the development of clean and sustainable energy systems and technologies JARA-ENERGY granted Seed Fund Projects in the field “Transition to Renewable Energy”. The projects are funded with 250,000 Euro for up to two years.

Project "Power-2-Fuel“
RWTH Aachen: Prof. Walter Leitner (ITMC), Prof. Alexander Mitsos, Ph.D. (AVT), Prof. Regina Palkovits (ITMC), Prof. Stefan Pischinger (VKA), . Matthias Wessling (AVT)
Forschungszentrum Jülich: Prof. Rüdiger Eichel (IEK-9), Prof. Detlef Stolten (IEK-3)

Project "Competence Center for self-reliant Power Generation from Volatile Renewable Energy Sources“
RWTH Aachen: Prof. Dirk Abel (IRT), Prof. Georg Jacobs (CWD), Prof. Wolfgang Schröder (AIA, Prof. Manfred Christian Wirsum (IKDG), Prof. Rik De Doncker (PGS)
Forschungszentrum Jülich: Prof. Detlef Stolten (IEK-3)

Project "Technology Based Energy Systems Analysis“
RWTH Aachen: Prof. Alexander Mitsos, Ph.D. (AVT), Prof. Peter Kukla, Ph.D. (EMR), Prof. Albert Moser (IAEW), Prof. Armin Schnettler (IFHT), Prof. Georg Jacobs (CWD), Prof. Daniel Barben (IPW), Prof. Regina Palkovits (ITMC), Prof. Reinhard Madlener (FCN), Prof. André Bardow (LTT), Prof. Stefan Pischinger (VKA), Prof. Paul Thomes (WST)
Forschungszentrum Jülich: Prof. Detlef Stolten (IEK-3)