The H2-HeatNet project aims at developping a planification tool for the integration of hydrogen-based energy systems into urban district heating networks.
CIREC - Secure and Circular Material flows for Electricity Security of Supply
The CIREC project investigates uncertainties related to international material flows that can have a strong impact on the security of electricity supply.
The FLEX-CHP project aims at quantifying the potential contribution of biomass- and waste-fired Combined Heat and Power (CHP) unit to the safety of supply and to the network balance in Belgium.
Investigation of aerothermodynamic phenomena of ground testing facilities
Thermal Protection System (TPS) is vital to protect capsules from the extreme heat fluxes encountered during atmospheric re-entry.
Heat network in Brussels North District
BRITE is carrying out a pre-feasibility study for the development of a heat network in Brussels North District. The heat demand and the potential green heat sources will be mapped out. The final Levelised Cost of Heat (LCOH) will be assessed for various scenarios, defined both in terms of spatial deployment and exploited heat sources.
The ORCHESTRA project aims at investigating the Operational Characterisation of Sugar Cane residues for Energy Production in the Cuban Industry. Biomass residues from the sugar cane industry can play a significant role in the production of the heat and the power that are required for energy intensive processes.
Be-HyFE: Belgian Hydrogen Fundamental Expertise
Be-HyFE stands for "Belgian Hydrogen Fundamental Expertise". This project will create a Belgian homebase for academic hydrogen expertise by establishing a core group of 16 broadly trained and highly networked researchers. Want to know more about Be-HyFE? Visit the website of the project!
Multi-objective optimisation of heat networks design and operation
The integration of renewable energy sources in District Heating Networks (DHNs) is a very efficient way to reduce the impact of the heating sector on climate change.
Active clearance control for flow machinery
The aim of this project is to improve the performance of screw compressors with innovative micro positioning systems for clearance control and from insights obtained via finite element simulations.
RODEO: Reduced-order models for plasma-assisted combustion
New technological challenges in combustion science require reliable ignition and flame stabilization in demanding conditions. Some examples are ultra-lean combustion, fuel flexibility (using alternative, low-carbon fuels), supersonic combustion (scramjets), and the active control of thermo-acoustic instabilities.
BEST: Belgian Energy System
The mission statement for the BEST project is to “work out, for Belgium, the most economical electro- and synthetic energy carrier routes needed to face the climate change issues and ensure the stability of the grid and the security of supply in 2040 and beyond.”