Energy transition

The winning of fossil fuels, such as natural gas, crude oil and coal, harms both nature and environment and contributes to the Greenhouse effect. Additionally, fossil fuels are slowly depleted. This calls for a transition towards sustainable energy sources, such as sun, wind and geothermal energy. Researchers from Utrecht University shed light on these transitions from different angles.

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Creativity and climate action

Sustainable cities

Energy transition in the industry

Catalyst preparation and -analysis

Catalysts, electrochemistry and batteries

Catalysis, sustainable chemistry in action

Catalysis for more sustainable chemistry

Mondial sustainability models and -scenarios

Legislation for climate action and renewable energy

Integration of solar power

Hubs energy transition

From different scientific disciplines, Utrecht University tackles social key issues, together with other partners. With regard to the energy transition this regards: