Environmental comparison of hydrogen production technologies

Authors Schropp, Elke; Gaderer, Matthias Abstract Hydrogen plays an important role in the future energy system due to the increasing share of renewable energy. On the one hand, hydrogen can store surplus electricity using water electrolysis, but on the other hand, hydrogen can also contribute to the decarbonization of the heat and the mobility sector [...]

Environmental comparison of hydrogen production technologies2021-09-30T20:01:07+00:00

LCA: Convergences with Eco-Innovation and Ecodesign

Authors Motta, Wladmir; Prado, Patricia Abstract The current ecological crisis demands change in various areas of economic activity and production process. Different disciplines have highlighted the importance of including environmental aspects in the design stage as part of this change, with convergence in some of the debates. Concepts such as eco-design and life cycle assessment [...]

LCA: Convergences with Eco-Innovation and Ecodesign2021-09-30T20:01:07+00:00

Circular Business Model based on biofuels production from organic wastes

Authors Muradin, Magdalena; Harazin, Paulina; Kulczycka, Joanna; Verhe, Roland; Clerq, Gilles Abstract The management of refused derived fuels (RDF) in the light of development of circular economy seems to be very important issue. Currently the RDF fraction is mainly landfilled or incinerated. The solution changing this situation and replaying for the waste management hierarchy can [...]

Circular Business Model based on biofuels production from organic wastes2021-09-30T20:01:07+00:00

Conducting the Product Carbon Footprint of the steel industry

Authors Scharpenberg, Christina; Dumeier, Marcel; Zacharopoulos, Leon; Sprecher, Marten; Geldermann, Jutta; Janz, Andreas Abstract Due to its high energy consumption, the steel industry is one of Germany's largest carbon dioxide emitters. Steel is an important product for the German construction and automotive industry and has a significant impact on the lifecycle-emissions of the products in [...]

Conducting the Product Carbon Footprint of the steel industry2021-09-30T20:01:07+00:00

People-centred Ecodesign in Latin America

Authors Suppen, Nydia; Ariza, Raquel; Chacón, Alejandro Abstract This paper presents the outcomes and lessons learnt from the virtual Latin American conference EcodAl held on October 28-30, 2020. EcodAl seeks to consolidate a network in Latin America, generating a space of knowledge led by the scientific community to facilitate the transition towards the sustainability of [...]

People-centred Ecodesign in Latin America2021-09-30T20:01:06+00:00
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