Expected results

Develop a novel compact stand-alone photoelectrochemical cell (PEC) device at TRL4 based on a CPET mediated CO2R catalyst with:

  • C2 selectivity larger than 70%
  • bigger current densities
  • broadband light utilization through T-OPV and PVK elements

Define the roadmaps for scaling up SOREC2 technology by:

  • assessing its environmental performance
  • evaluating its economic feasibility
  • ensuring stakeholder acceptance
  • receiving policy feedback.

Generate new intellectual property knowledge.

Strengthen the European research and innovation base by establishing international collaborations and setting post-project objectives.

Disseminate the consortium scientific results in selected scientific publications and congress communications.

Train a new generation of PhD and postdoctoral researchers.