KW21 I

RESEARCH NETWORK POWER PLANTS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

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The association

The research initiative "Power plants for the 21st century" has challenging goals: future power plants shall become more dependable and more efficient at lower costs, they shall produce far less pollutants and be able to burn a wide range of fuels including renewables as well. The latest scientific developments in the areas of fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, combustion, material and other domains will serve the goals of avoiding an excessive increase of energy imports and of strengthening the competitiveness of the local power plant industry in the 21st century ? for ecological and for economic reasons. 20 research groups and 9 industrial partners work on 36 projects in the following workgroups: ? energy economy ? power plant systems: ? steam producer ? turbo machines (fluid dynamics and high temperature components) ? combustion chambers

Information

Launching date

07.2004

End

12.2008

Funded by

Baden-Württemberg County

Funded by

Bavarian State Ministry for Science, Research and Arts

Funded by

Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Transport and Technology

Funded by

Bavarian Research Foundation