URPP LightChEC – Converting Solar Light into Chemical Energy
Lead: Faculty of Science
Start: January 2013
Running time: 12 years
Prof. Dr. Greta R. Patzke
Former Director (2013 to 2021): Prof. Dr. Roger Alberto
Converting solar light to chemical energy
The main objectives of the URPP Solar Light to Chemical Energy Conversion are to discover and develop new molecules, materials and processes for the direct storage of solar light energy in chemical bonds. The URPP Solar Light to Chemical Energy Conversion contributes to meeting the 21st century's demands for sustainable energy resources.