DEMOSOFC at Ecomondo

For the second year DEMOSOFC has been mentioned as one of the best experiences of circular economy and green energy at Ecomondo international exhibition. The prize, named Sustainable Development involved more than 1500 enterprises, among those a few projects have been selected by an independent group of experts focusing on innovation potential and environmental impact….

A new SOFC module for DEMOSOFC

October 11 was the day! The second SOFC module has arrived at the DEMOSOFC site in Collegno. During October researchers and technicians worked hard to connect the module to the plant and to start its operation. The second module will produce 60 kW of electrical power, thus making the total power production at the DEMOSOFC…

FCH JU Awards 2018: Best Success Story

During FCH JU  Programme Review Days, it’s time to compete for the FCH JU Awards 2018. And DEMOSOFC does even more, being part of the final selection among possible winners for the Best Success Story prize, in the category «Full circle: fuel cell and hydrogen technology supporting circular economy». You can be the leading actor of the competition by…

In Paris contributing to EMPIR calls 2019

Prof. Santarelli, DEMOSOFC coordinator for Politecnico di Torino is in Paris to give a contribution to the Joint Workshop for Energy and Environment EMPIR calls in 2019, taking place on the 22-24 October in Paris, at French National Measurement Institute – LNE – . The aim of the workshop is collecting ideas on research topics to…

Research trip in South Africa: destination MOFs

Following a bilateral cooperation program between Politecnico di Torino and University of Johannesburg in the person of prof. Bilainu Oboirien a delegation of STEPS research group, composed by Prof. Andrea Lanzini and Dr. Marta Gandiglio, visited the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – CISR  –  and a number of plants located in South Africa. The cooperation is focusing on…

SP Group visit

It’s an international delegation from Singapore the leading actor of the new visit taking place at DEMOSOFC plant in the SMAT’ wastewater treatment plant in Collegno. The group of five experts had a day long visit which includes a technical presentation by Politecnico di Torino and Convion, and a general view inside the plant with…

An Argentina delegation visits DEMOSOFC

On May 21, the delegation of the Government of Santa Fe, Argentina, has visited the SMAT‘s DEMOSOFC plant. The meeting includes a conference and the discussion with Politecnico di Torino and SMAT experts and the visit to the SOFC industrial system and the control room.

A swiss international visit to the plant: why don’t you schedule yours?

It was a great pleasure to host a new visit from international stakeholders interested in DEMOSOFC technology and approach. It’s the case of  BG Ingénieurs Conseils SA a swiss company, located in Lausanne, that spent a daily visit with our researchers including a morning presentation about the project and an afternoon of immersion in the…

14th FC Expo in Japan

DEMOSOFC’ partner Convion takes part to the International Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Expo which takes place in Japan from February 28 to March the 2nd. The exhibition which is part of the World Smart Energy Week 2018 is known as the largest in the world with more than 250 exhibitors of the renewable energy sector….

The Circular economy is here with the DEMOSOFC industrial plant

The EU funded project takes part to Public Policy Exchange in Bruxelles (B) on February 27th. Fuel cells are electrochemical conversion devices that able to generate heat and power with very high efficiencies and zero or negligible impact on local air emissions. DEMOSOFC project, supported by The FCH JU, has put into operation the largest biogas-fed fuel cell…