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GFN to advise BSH on clean and safe combustion

The Numerical Fluid Dynamics group, together with BSH Electrodomésticos and other research groups, has obtained funding from the Spanish Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad to advise BSH on clean and safe combustion technologies for domestic, stove-top burners.

Under the three-year project RETOS-COLABORACIÓN RTC-2014–1847–6, GFN will be developing for BSH advanced techniques for the accurate simulation of combustion and pollutant formation in household, stove-top gas burners.

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Fluidized Bed Simulation at SPEIC14

GFN's Dr Ana Cubero will present the group's latest developments in the field of numerical simulation of Fluidized Bed Combustors at SPEIC14.

SPEIC14 is an international meeting on sustainable combustion jointly organized by the Portuguese and Spanish sections of The Combustion Institute. It will take place in Lisbon, from 14-17 Nov 2015.

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GFN to advise the Ministry of Economy of El Salvador on energy issues

GFN researchers will be advising the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of El Salvador on the likely impact on the electricity tariff of alternative, future options for power generation in El Salvador.

As a part of the transition to a more diversified, modern economy, the Government of El Salvador is studing options for increasing the competitiveness of its industrial sector by improving the affordability and stability of electricity tariffs.

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GFN at 4th Spring Colloquium on Forest Ecophysiology

The GFN will be present at 4th Spring Colloquium on Forest Ecophysiology in Añón del Moncayo, Zaragoza, Spain, where Norberto Fueyo will deliver the talk

Trichomes, ambient moisture and transpiration: a fluid-dynamics study

co-authored with

Alberto Sánchez, Ramón Chordá, Carlos Montañés, from GFN


Eustaquio Gil, Sergio Sisó from Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón

You can download the talk (in Spanish) below.


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GFN at IEAA 2013, Daegu, Korea

GFN will be attending the 36th IAEE International Conference that will be held in Daegu, Korea on June 16–20, 2013. The conference theme is Energy Transition and Policy Challenges, and GFN's Norberto Fueyo will be delivering a paper co-authored with economists from the Asian Development Bank entitled Energy Security, Sustainability and Affordability in Developing Asia 2010–2035: A Quantitative Analysis

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GFN at FLEXI BURN Workshop, Ponferrada, 6 Feb 2013

GFN will be present at the FLEXI BURN CFB Workshop in Ponferrada, Spain on Feb 6th.

The FLEXI BURN CFB project aims to develop and demonstrate a power plant concept based on the Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) technology combined with Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS).

The workshop will provide an overview of the current status of CCS development by keynote speaker Stanley Santos (Project Manager, IEAGHG). The Introduction of FLEXI BURN CFB project is followed by the overview of the final results.

FLEXI BURN CFB Demonstration Project in FP7

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GFN presence at the 7th OpenFOAM® Workshop

GFN will participate in the 7th OpenFOAM® Workshop that will be held on 25–28 June 2012, in Darmstadt, Germany. OpenFOAM® is the leading open source solution for Computational Fluid Dynamics.

Dr María García-Camprubí will present our latest developments in the multiphysics modelling and simulation of solid oxide regenerative fuel cells in an oral presentation entitled „Solid Oxide Regenerative Fuel-Cell: An OpenFOAM® solver“ (M. García-Camprubí, N. Fueyo), .

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