Search
Filter by categories:
  • Event
24. November 2023

Workshop: Energize your Business: How Your Company Achieves the Climate Change

by Oxana Schmidt

In this workshop, you will learn how to identify hidden energy-saving potentials using innovative energy technologies and smart solutions, reduce your energy costs, and make progress towards decarbonisation. The workshop will showcase technology trends and successful case studies and provide updates on energy incentives.

More information
  • News

FutureDays 2023: The camp for young creative minds at the Energy Systems Lab

by Oxana Schmidt

The FutureDays 2023 of the Chair of Energy Network Technology at Montanuniversität Leoben were held under the motto "Get Climate-Fit Yourself!". A diverse program awaited the participants:

In addition to engaging workshops and lectures on renewable energies, excursions were planned as well as a lot of fun in the leisure activities. Furthermore, research was conducted in the NEFI Energy Systems Lab of the Chair of Energy Network Technology.

More information
  • News

Review of the NEFI Technology Talk ´Hydrogen for Austria's Industry - Challenges and Solutions on the Path to Decarbonisation´

by Oxana Schmidt

The NEFI Technology Talk on the topic of 'Hydrogen for Austria's Industry – Challenges and Solutions on the Path to Decarbonisation' provided an opportunity for experts, professionals, and enthusiasts to discuss the current challenges and opportunities related to the integration of hydrogen as a key component in the Austrian industry."

More information
  • Event
October, 12 2023

NEFI Technology Talk: Drying processes in industry

by Oxana Schmidt

To this day, 10-25% of total industrial energy consumption is caused by drying processes. In terms of energy efficiency, the use of heat pumps together with real time monitoring solutions using infrared sensor (IR) technology show great energy savings potentials for numerous industries. This Technology Talk offers an overview of energy efficient drying applications, low-cost IR product moisture sensors and insights into future projects.

More information
  • Event
September, 12 2023

NEFI Technology Talk: Hydrogen for Austria's Industry - Challenges and Solutions on the Path to Decarbonisation

by Oxana Schmidt

The Austrian industry is facing enormous challenges: By 2040, it aims to achieve climate neutrality and complete decarbonisation. Hydrogen is often referred to as the key driver for this transformation.

More information
  • News

Austrian DC Pilot Factory - Direct Current Networks for Industry: First Steps

by Oxana Schmidt

The Austrian DC Pilot Factory is a pioneering NEFI-project that aims to develop and demonstrate a secure, flexible and scalable direct current (DC) network for the industry. By integrating solar power generation and a bidirectional charging infrastructure for electric vehicles, the NEFI project sets new standards in sustainable energy supply and mobility.

More information
  • News

Forum Aluminium: NEFI expert Christoph Zauner presents groundbreaking NEFI solutions for green foundries

by Oxana Schmidt

In early July 2023, the FORUM ALUMINIUM trade conference took place for the first time at the Glanzstoff-Areal in St. Pölten. Over a period of three days, visitors were able to experience a wealth of cross-industry presentations, best practice examples, and presentations on current industry developments and research findings.

More information
  • News

OÖ EDISON Innovation Award goes to NEFI project idea

by Oxana Schmidt

On June 29, 2023, the time had come - the award ceremony of the largest Upper Austrian idea competition, EDISON 2023, took place. Numerous guests attended to honor the best ideas in Upper Austria.

The "Seccon Process," developed as part of the NEFI project's TCP_to_Industry, achieved first place in the innovation category and received a special prize in the sustainability category at the competition.

More information
  • News

Industry4Redispatch - First Research Results Presented

by Oxana Schmidt

At the 6th consortium meeting in Graz at the beginning of July, organised by Energienetze Steiermark, significant progress was presented within the project "Industry4Redispatch" (I4RD). The meeting focused on TSO-DSO interaction, redispatch, and operational planning of energy supply for industrial facilities. The spotlight was on initial research findings that revealed promising opportunities for optimizing energy consumption.

More information
  • News

CE4T - Clean Energy for Tourism: Project Successes

by Oxana Schmidt

The approach of "Clean Energy for Tourism" (CE4T) is the integrative, systemic optimization of the three central areas: power supply systems, electricity markets, and major consumers in the tourism industry.

The aim of the project was to advance decarbonization in ski resorts. On the one hand, this was achieved through the development and practical testing of optimization algorithms, associated interfaces, and an ICT framework for maximum energy efficiency. On the other hand, it was accomplished by utilizing all flexibility options and enhancing the integration of renewable energies.

More information
  • News

Review of the NEFI Technology Talk ´E-Mobility for Companies´

by Oxana Schmidt

On June 23, 2023, the NEFI Technology Talk ´E-Mobility for Companies´ took place, organized by OÖ Energiesparverband. This event was attended by 107 participants who gathered to learn about the latest technological innovations in the field of electromobility.

More information

Sustainable Milestone: Europe's Greenest Brick Production is Being Established in Uttendorf

by Oxana Schmidt

The most sustainable brick production within the Wienerberger Group is being built in Uttendorf: After years of collaboration with the AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, the NEFI project "GreenBricks" is now launching, which is supported by the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund as part of the FTI initiative "Vorzeigeregion Energie".

More information