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The Institute of Power Engineering nominated for the title of Technical Security Leader 2017

2018 / 06 / 20

The Institute of Power Engineering was among five institutions nominated for the title of Technical Security Leader 2017 in the category of "research and development units and universities" broadcasted by the Office of Technical Inspection. The awards ceremony took place during Technical Safety Leader Gala 2017, on May 23 2018 at MCC Mazurkas in Ożarów Mazowiecki. The diploma was accepted by prof Tomasz Gałka, director of IEn.

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XVI Symposium of the National Council of Coordinators of EU Research Projects (KRAB)

2018 / 06 / 20

On the 17-18th of May 2018, the XVI Symposium of the National Council of Coordinators of EU Research Projects (KRAB) took place in Wrocław. During the Symposium Andrzej Sławiński (PhD) presented his paper entitled "European projects implemented by the Institute of Power Engineering".

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Variant analysis of the efficiency of industrial scale power station based on DC-SOFCs and DC-MCFCs

2018 / 06 / 20

In a higly ranked magazine ENERGY (IF 4.520) there was published the article entitled: Variant analysis of the efficiency of industrial scale power station based on DCSOFCs and DC-MCFCs. The authors are researchers from the Department of High Temperature Electrochemical Processes (CPE) – Jakub Kupecki (PhD), Marek Skrzypkiewicz and Konrad Motyliński.

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The visit of representatives of the National Contact Points for Euratom and Energy

2018 / 06 / 20

On the 10th of May 2018 in the Institute of Power Engineering (Warsaw, Poland), there was organised the visit of representatives of the National Contact Points for Euratom and Energy from Latvia, Estonia, Greece, Luxembourg, Albania and Ukraine. During the visit, IEn researchers presented projects of EU framework programs as well as research laboratories of the Thermal Processes Department and the Department of High Temperature Electrochemical Processes.

 

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XXV Spring Meeting of Heat Engineers in Zakopane

2018 / 06 / 20

On April 24-26, 2018, the conference "XXV Spring Meeting of Heat Engineers" took place in Zakopane. It is one of the largest conferences on heat engineering organized in Poland, organised by BMP. The conference was attended by the director of the Thermal Technology Branch"ITC" IEn in Lodz, Jacek Karczewski (PhD), who during the panel "Let's talk about the network" gave the lecture prepared together with the Director of "Veolia" Łódź - Wiesław Adamski, "Optimization of the work of large heating systems on the example of Lodz technological steam network".

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General Assembly of European Energy Research Alliance EERA

2018 / 06 / 20

European Energy Research Alliance EERA 6th General Assembly took place in Brussels on the 18th of April 2018. The assembly approved the annual report on EERA's activities and the EERA financial report for 2017 and adopted the action plan and budget for 2018. At the meeting, the Institute of Power Engineering was represented by prof. Tomasz Galka, director of IEn and Andrzej Sławiński (PhD).

 

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Monograph about modeling, design, construction, and operation of power generators with SOFC

2018 / 04 / 17

The book entitled „Modeling, Design, Construction, and Operation of Power Generators with Solid Oxide Fuel Cells” was published by Springer and edited by Jakub Kupecki (PhD) head of the Department of High Temperature Electrochemical Processes (HiTEP) at the Institute of Power Engineering. Among authors there are reseearchers from IEn: Marcin Błesznowski (PhD), Konrad Motyliński, Yevgeniy Naumovich (PhD), Marek Skrzypkiewicz, Michał Wierzbicki, Agnieszka Żurawska (PhD), as well as Michał Kawalec, Ryszard Kluczowski (PhD), Mariusz Krauz (PhD) and Adam Świeca (CEREL, Boguchwała).

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New publication concerning power systems with fuel cells for highly efficient production of electricity and heat

2018 / 04 / 11

In a highly-ranked scientific magazine ENERGY (IF 4.520) there was published the article entitled: Analysis of operation of a micro-cogenerator with two solid oxide fuel cells stacks for maintaining neutral water balance concerning micro-cogenerator with SOFC stacks. The article sums up research conducted in the Department of Hightemperature Electrochemical Processes (CPE) in 2016 and 2017 within the statutury work CPC/68/STAT/16. The authors of the publication are reserachers from CPE – Jakub Kupecki (PhD) and Konrad Motyliński.

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Cooperation agreement betweeen IEn and NFCRC (National Fuel Cell Research Center, University of California, Irvine, USA)

2018 / 04 / 04

On the 27th of March 2018 the Institute of Power Engineering signed the agreement on scientific and research cooperation with the National Fuel Cell Research Center (NFCRC). The official signing of the document took place during the conference ICEPAG 2018 - International Colloquium on Environmentally Preferred Advanced Generation organized on the 27-29th of March by the University of California in Irvine, USA. Signatories of the agreement are prof. Scott Samuelsen, director of NFCRC and prof. Tomasz Gałka, director of the Institute of Power Engineering. Coordinators of cooperation are prof. Jack Brouwer and Jakub Kupecki (PhD) who took the post of a visiting professor at NFCRC.

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