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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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NZZ – Sonne und Luft als Rohstoffe genügen

Das junge Schweizer Unternehmen Synhelion hat ein neues Verfahren zur Herstellung von CO2-neutralem Flüssigtreibstoff entwickelt. Erste Pilotanlagen sind in Erprobung, das Potenzial stimmt optimistisch.

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Synhelion receives funding from German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy is supporting the SolarFuels research project by Synhelion and other partners with EUR 3.92 million. Synhelion will use the funding to build the world’s first industrial plant for solar fuels.

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AMAG invests in Synhelion

Switzerland’s largest automobile importer AMAG Group Ltd’s climate and innovation fund makes its first investment and takes a stake in Synhelion.

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