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Climate pioneers cooperate to produce solar fuels

Climate tech companies Synhelion and INERATEC have joined forces to decarbonize the transportation sector and help it achieve its ambitious net-zero target.

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NZZ – Die Verbrennung umkehren

Flugverkehr ohne Umweltverschmutzung: Nichts weniger als dieses grosse Ziel hat sich ein ETH-Spin-off auf die Fahne geschrieben. Aber noch ist es nicht so weit.

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NZZ am Sonntag – Treibstoff aus Sonne und Luft? Das geht!

Das Schweizer Start-Up-Unternehmen Synhelion startet 2023 die Produktion eines klimaneutralen und nachhaltigen Flugbenzins, das potenziell in Massen hergestellt werden kann.

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Spiegel – Schweizer Airline will ab 2023 mit Solartreibstoff fliegen

Als erste Fluggesellschaft überhaupt will Swiss ihre Flugzeuge mit einem Treibstoff betanken, der aus Sonnenenergie gewonnen wird – und das schon ab kommendem Jahr. Was muss man sich unter Solarkerosin vorstellen?

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SWISS to be the world’s first airline to use Synhelion solar fuel

SWISS and the Lufthansa Group have concluded a strategic collaboration with Synhelion to bring its solar aviation fuel to market. This will make SWISS the first airline in the world to use ‘sun-to-liquid’ fuel.

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Reuters – First step toward solar-powered plants

Mexican cement maker Cemex said on Wednesday it had achieved the first step in fully powering plants with solar energy, producing what is known as clinker via the sun’s rays.

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WSJ – Mexico's Cemex moves toward solar-powered cement production

Mexican cement maker Cemex took a major step toward producing cement with solar energy, successfully linking production of clinker with heat technology developed by Swiss synthetic fuels company Synhelion SA.

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CEMEX and Synhelion achieve breakthrough in cement production with solar energy

For the first time ever, CEMEX and Synhelion successfully connected the clinker production process with the Synhelion solar receiver, producing solar clinker. This revolutionary development is an initial step to develop fully solar-driven cement plants.

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