How is our hydrogen society and economy faring? In the summer series 'The Netherlands, hydrogen land' we discuss the current state of affairs with technicians and scientists.
A battery based on salt is about to conquer the market. TU/e spin-off Cellcius is working on the further development of the thermal battery technology into a first fully-fledged product.
EIRES wants to design electrolyzers that can be placed in your home to store electricity generated by solar panels or wind turbines.
The Netherlands must be CO2 neutral by 2050. But there is no coordinated plan to switch to sustainable energy. That is why the Eindhoven University of Technology is developing digital models.
The Dutch government must be transparent about the unprofitable peaks of renewable energy because otherwise citizens will not understand why they have to abandon gas in order to be CO2 neutral by 2050
Iron would provide a solution for owners of coal-fired power plants, such as Uniper, which is investing in the development of this technology.
"To make sure that you always get that energy exactly where and when you need it, you need smart storage and conversion."