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NEFI Technology Talk: Energy Flexibility and Exchange

by Oxana Schmidt

The focus of the NEFI Talks Energy Flexibility and Exchange on July 6th are impulse statements on energy flexibility and the possibilities of energy exchange in industry. Innovations that were developed on these topics in the NEFI projects InduGrid, CE4T, SBMInd and Industry4Redispatch will be presented and discussed.

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NEFI Technology Talk: Net-Zero Now! The Road to the Future Industry

by Oxana Schmidt

The worldwide innovation landscape offers an impeccable basis for developing novel solutions in reaching the targeted climate goals. Since numerous research projects for deploying brand new green technologies are well underway, we want to create the opportunity to aim for the next step.

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Industry4Redispatch is one year old – the highlights

by Oxana Schmidt

A growing need for redispatch is given above all by the integration of fluctuating renewable generation and the progressive integration of the European electricity grids. The I4RD project, launched in April 2021, makes an important contribution to the energy transition as it develops innovative grid-supporting solutions.

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Review of the Industrial Energy Efficiency Conference

by Oxana Schmidt

The Industrial Energy Efficiency Conference on 7 April 2022 in Wels showed that a step change in the industrial energy transition is a key factor both for economic competitiveness and the overall energy transition. It was part of the annual international conference World Sustainable Energy Days, held as a hybrid event with over 650 experts from 55 countries, 430 of them on-site in Wels.

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NEFI Hackathon

by Oxana Schmidt

Beim NEFI Hackathon gibt das NEFI_Lab die Bühne für kreative Köpfe – interessierte Student*innen frei, ihre Lösungskonzepte und innovative Ideen, um spannende Problemstellungen der Energiebranche anzupacken.

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NEFI Technology Talk: Industrial Flexibility

by Oxana Schmidt

The worldwide innovation landscape offers an impeccable basis for developing novel solutions in reaching the targeted climate goals. Since numerous research projects for deploying brand new green technologies are well underway, we want to create the opportunity to aim for the next step.

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NEFI Power Women for the Decarbonisation of Industry

by Oxana Schmidt

Despite numerous efforts to promote and address the issue, the proportion of women in technical professions remains low. During the week of the International Women’s Day, the NEFI Innovation Network will highlight successful female technicians. They are NEFI project managers or are pushing the decarbonisation of industry with their know-how and expertise.

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OxySteel enters the implementation phase

by Oxana Schmidt

In January 2022, the first of three new Oxyfuel ladle furnaces went into operation at the Breitenfeld Edelstahl AG steelworks. The so-called ladle furnaces are used to preheat the steelworks ladles, the transport and treatment vessels for liquid steel, and are responsible for a large part of the natural gas consumption and CO₂ emissions at the EAF steelworks.

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TPC_to_Industry – Rotary kiln installed

by Oxana Schmidt

The NEFI project TPC_to_Industry (Thermal Cracking Process for Energy Recovery to Industry) is developing an exergetic integration concept for a “small-scale demonstrator (SSD)” to process secondary raw materials by using industrial waste heat.

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EnInnov2022 – 17th Symposium for Energy Innovation

by Oxana Schmidt

Under the slogan „FUTURE OF ENERGY – Innovations for a climate-neutral future“ the 17th Symposium for Energy Innovation is held from February 16-18, 2022, online.

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Support the use of energy-efficient technologies!

by Oxana Schmidt

We ask you to fill out this short questionnaire and to support the dissemination of this technology with information about your industrial processes.

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ELECTRICITY GRID SECURITY: SURVEY ON THE CONTRIBUTION OF INDUSTRY

by Oxana Schmidt

Industry is a major energy consumer in Austria, and at the same time the self-production of electricity, especially from renewables, is increasingly being expanded.

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