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NZZ – Synthetischer Sprit soll Verbrenner am Leben halten

Um die ambitiösen Klimaziele des Pariser Abkommens zu erfüllen, reicht es nicht, neu immatrikulierte Fahrzeuge mit Verbrennungsmotor durch Elektroautos zu ersetzen. Synthetische Treibstoffe könnten schon bald eine wichtige Rolle spielen.

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Handelsblatt – Diese Technologien sind entscheidend für die Klimawende

Der Kampf gegen die Klimakrise ist eine gewaltige Herausforderung. Mit Verzicht allein ist das nicht zu stemmen. Die einzige Chance sind Milliardeninvestitionen in neue Technologien.

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Solar fuels and their role in achieving net zero

Electrification, hydrogen, and synthetic fuels. Where do these technologies currently stand and do we need all of them to decarbonize transportation?

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swissinfo – How sustainable fuels created from thin air could solve the energy crisis

A refinery that produces fuels from sunlight and air… the scenario sounds like science fiction. Swiss scientists have done just that. Synhelion is working to commercialise the technology.

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SRF Einstein - The future of mobility

What does the future of mobility look like? Searching for an answer to that question, the SRF science show Einstein visited our solar fuel test facility at the Jülich solar tower.

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Swiss Federal Councillor Sommaruga visits Synhelion

Simonetta Sommaruga visited Synhelion and Climeworks to learn firsthand about the potential of CO2 capture from air and solar fuels and the role of these technologies in climate action.

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Nature – Drop-in fuels from sunlight and air

The world’s premier research journal Nature published ETH Zurich’s and our paper, which reports on the groundbreaking production of carbon-neutral fuels by solar thermochemistry.

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Synhelion raises CHF 16 million to accelerate the decarbonization of transportation

Synhelion has raised CHF 16 million in its Series B and will use the funding to build and operate the world’s first plant capable of producing solar fuels at an industrial scale.

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