News & Highlights

16. Februar 2023

Flugzeuge nachhaltig antreiben

Medienmitteilungen Energie und Klima Industriezusammenarbeit Erneuerbare Energien Umwelt ESI-Plattform Energiewende

Fliegen ohne CO2-Fussabdruck – das PSI und die Firma Metafuels AG entwickeln eine neue Technologie zur Produktion von nachhaltigem Flugtreibstoff.

8. November 2022
synfuel meeting 11

SynFuel Initiative Meeting

On November 7th, the SynFuel Initiative project meeting between PSI and Empa scientists took place. This was the first time the scientists involved in the collaboration met in person as this was not possible before due to the pandemic. The scientists presented their work on the sub-projects of the SynFuel Initiative to each other and had an exchange. The day ended with a tour of the SLS and GanyMeth.

27. Oktober 2022

«Versachlichung würde extrem helfen»

Energie und Klima ESI-Plattform Energiewende

Die Energiedebatte benötigt mehr Fakten und weniger Bauchgefühl – dafür plädieren der Experte für erneuerbare Energien Thomas J. Schmidt und Kernenergieforscher Andreas Pautz.

19. Oktober 2022
Laura Torrent at the award ceremony. Photo: EXSA

EXSA Young Scientist Award goes to Laura Torrent!

Dr. Laura Torrent, Postdoc at the laboratory for bioenergy and catalysis, was awarded the European X-ray Spectrometry Association (EXSA) Young Scientist Award 2022 at the PhD Level for her Doctoral Thesis entitled "Occurrence and behavior of silver nanoparticles in the environment: Analytical methodologies and laboratory studies".

14. Oktober 2022

Jungfraujoch Carbon Balance Campaign measures wildfire emissions from southern Europe

The Jungfraujoch Carbon Balance Campaign is a measuring campaign within the ACTRIS project. It is conducted by the Paul Scherrer Institute in collaboration with the Stiftung HFSJG, Empa, FHNW, as well as groups from Lille (France), York (England), and Aerosol d.o.o. (Slovenia). The campaign’s aim is to comprehensively measure and characterize the diversity of carbon-containing molecules present in the air in hopes to obtain helpful information on their role in climate and weather relevant processes.