Electricity-based Fuels

  • Alexander Tremel

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology book series (BRIEFSAPPLSCIENCES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Alexander Tremel
    Pages 1-18
  3. Alexander Tremel
    Pages 75-83
  4. Alexander Tremel
    Pages 85-89
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 91-95

About this book


This book discusses the needs of future energy systems with a focus on the electricity and transportation sectors. The general idea behind electricity based fuel is explained, the current status and future potential developments of this technology are presented. A main challenge in the production of electricity based fuels is the fluctuating energy input from renewable electricity generation. The arising design and optimization targets for integrated power-to-fuel plants are discussed, also presenting plant design and operation strategies. The book gives an outlook on future expected production costs of electricity based fuels and compares it with fossil fuels and alternatives.


power-to-fuel plants electrification of the transport sector renewable energy electrolysis chemical synthesis power-to-liquids power-to-gas electrical drive systems production costs of fuels Power fluctuations well-to-wheel hydrogen fuel methane fuel

Authors and affiliations

  • Alexander Tremel
    • 1
  1. 1.Siemens Corporate TechnologyErlangenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Author(s) 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy Energy (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-72458-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-72459-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-530X
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-5318
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