Project Dissemination

Oral Presentations at Conferences


S. Calnan, E. Kemppainen, S. Aschbrenner, R. Schlatmann. From cm² to dm²: Up-scaled photovoltaic integrated electrolyser for water splitting. EFCF 2019- Low-Temperature Fuel Cells, Electrolysers & H2 Processing Fundamentals and Engineering Design, 2 - 5 July 2019 Luzerne, Switzerland. 

R. Milazzo, S. Privitera, S. Scalese, F. Monforte, G.Condorelli, S. Lombardo. IrO2 nanoparticles deposition on Ni foam electrodes by galvanic displacement for catalytic applications. 235th Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting, 26-31 May 2019, Dallas, TX, EEUU.

S. Calnan, E. Kemppainen, S. Aschbrenner, F. Bao, and R. Schlatmann.Sustainable Hydrogen Production Using Water By a Photovoltaic Integrated Electrolyser with Active Area Exceeding 100 cm2. 235th Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting, 26-31 May 2019, Dallas, TX, EEUU.

İ. Bayrak Pehlivan, U. Malm, P. Neretnieks, M. Mueller, K. Welter, S. Haas, S. Calnan, A. Canino, S. M. S. Privitera, S. A. Lombardo, L. Stolt, T. Edvinsson, M. Edoff. A simulation comparison of PEM and alkaline electrolysis for the integrated photovoltaic-electrolyzer devices. 2019 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS), 27-31 May 2019, Nice, France

S. Privitera, R.G. Milazzo, D. D'Angelo, S. Scalese, S.A. Lombardo. Electrochemical water splitting with functionalised Ni foam electrodes. XXIV Conference of the Italian Vacuum Society, 7 - 10 May 2019, Giardini Naxos (ME), Italy.

R. G. Milazzo, S. Privitera, F. Monforte, S. Scalese, G. Condorelli, S. Lombardo. Electroless deposited IrOx nanoparticles for Ni foam functionalization with low iridium loading. XXIV Conference of the Italian Vacuum Society, 7 - 10 May 2019, Giardini Naxos (ME), Italy.

T. Edvinsson. Thin films for Efficient Solar Driven Water Splitting and Water Electrolysis. 62nd Society of Vacuum Coaters (SVC) Annual Technical Conference, 28 Apr-2 May 2019, Long Beach, CA, USA

S. Calnan, E. Kemppainen, F. Bao, S. Aschbrenner, R. Schlatmann. Silicon photovoltaic integrated alkaline electrolyser prototype using earth abundant active materials. International Bunsen-Discussion-Meeting Fundamentals and Applications of (Photo)Electrolysis for Efficient Energy Storage, 1-5 Apr 2019, Taormina, Italy.

Ilknur Bayrak Pehlivan, Ulf Malm, Peter Neretnieks, Lars Stolt, Marika Edoff, Tomas Edvinsson. Simulation of technologically feasible potential for the integrated photovoltaic-electrolyzer devices. Spring 2019 ACS National Meeting, 31 Mar-4 Apr 2019, Orlando, FL, USA

E. Kemppainen, S. Aschbrenner, F. Bao, S. Schlatmann, S. Calnan. Mass flow: geometry and voltage losses in a PV-electrolyser. ModVal 2019 - 16th Symposium on Modeling and Experimental Validation of Electrochemical Energy Technologies, 12-13 Mar 2019, Braunschweig, Germany.



I. Bayrak-Pehlivan. Simulation for Integrated Photovoltaic and PEM Electrolyzer Devices for Solar Hydrogen Production. International Conference on Technology and Science, 13-15 Dec 2018, Antalya, Turkey.

G A Niklasson, Z Qiu, I Bayrak Pehlivan and T Edvinsson. Impedance spectroscopy of water splitting reactions on nanostructured metal-based catalysts. International conference on Functional Materials and NanoTechnologies FM&NT-2018, 2-5 October 2018, Riga, Latvia.

S. Calnan, F. Bao, S. Stickel, E. Kemppainen, R. Schlatmann. Comparison corrosion-protection by titanium- and tin-oxide thin films for integrated photovoltaic-based water electrolyzers. Electrochemistry 2018, 28 Sept 2018, Ulm, Germany.

Erno Kemppainen, Stefan Aschbrenner, Sebastian Stickel, Rutger Schlatmann, Sonya Calnan. Performance Limits and Trends of an Integrated Photovoltaic-Electrolyser System, 69th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, 5 Sept 2018, Bologna, Italy.

M. Mueller. Advanced Setups for Membrane Water Electrolysis and their Impact on Investment Costs, 22 World Hydrgoen Energy Conference WHEC2018, 17-22 June 2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

R. G. Milazzo, S. Privitera, S. Scalese, S. Lombardo. IrOx functionalized nickel foam electrodes for efficient energy conversion devices, WODIM, 12 June 2018, Berlin, Germany.

S. Calnan. PECSYS: A Project for Technology Demonstration of a Large-scale Photo-Electrochemical System for Solar Hydrogen Production, HydroGEN AWSM Benchmarking Meeting 13 May 2018, Seattle, WA, USA.



S. Calnan, R. Schlatmann, M. Edoff, T. Edvinsson, I. Pehlivan, P. Neretnieks, L. Stolt, S. Haas, M. Langemann, M. Mueller, A. Battaglia, S. A. Lombardo and S. Privitera. Preliminary Results in the PECSYS Project. MRS Fall Meeting 27 Nov 2017, Boston, MA, USA.

S. Calnan, R. Schlatmann, M. Edoff, T. Edvinsson, P. Neretnieks, L. Stolt, B. Turan, S. Haas, M. Langemann, M. Mueller, A. Battaglia and S. A. Lombardo. The PECSYS Project: Demonstration of a solar driven electrochemical hydrogen generation system with an area > 10 m². 6th European PEFC and Electrolyser Forum, 07 July 2017, Luzern, Switzerland.

Poster presentations at Conferences


R. G. Milazzo, S. Privitera, D. D'Angelo, S. Scalese, S. Di Franco, S. Lombardo, Electroless Pt deposition on Ni foam electrodes for hydrogen reaction, Symposium NM04: porous materials and nano-composites for catalysis. MRS Spring Meeting, 4 April 2018, Phoenix, AZ, USA.

T. Edvinsson. Pathways to utilize IR photons for efficient solar fuel generation, Gordon research conference, Renewable Energy: Solar Fuels, 28th Jan-2nd Feb 2018, Ventura, CA, USA.

Other Activities

S. Calnan, S. Aschbrenner, E. Kemppainen, F. Bao, R. Schlatmann. Machbarkeitsstudien für Solare Wasserstofferzeugung: Zentralisierte und Autarke Systeme (Das PECSYS Projekt); CLEANTECH Initiative Ostdeutschland, Hochschule Stralsund, Deutschland  

S. Privitera, Demonstration of Lab-Scale water splitting devices for Students in Dec 2018 and Feb 2019.

Participation in SciFest Uppsala, Sweden on 8-10 March 2018

Participation in Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft, a science fair on 9th June 2018 in Berlin, Germany