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Jens Peters

Dr. Jens Peters

Scientific staff until 2019
resigned
Research area Innovation processes and impacts of technology

Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

Dipl. Ing. Electronic engineering, with focus on communication technology at TU Munich. R&D engineer and project leader for electronic development in the automotive sector (Ingolstadt, Barcelona). MSc. in Renewable Energies and Fuel cells at UIMP / CSIC in Madrid. PhD at Instituto IMDEA Energía and URJC (Madrid) on system analysis of pyrolysis processes for the production of biofuels and biochar.

Professional background

2002 Dipl. Ing. Electrical engineering /communication technology at TU Munich
2003 - 2006 R&D engineer for electronic components, Audi AG
2006 - 2009 Project leader electronic development, Seat SA
2009 - 2010 MSc. Renewable Energies and Fuel cells at UIMP and CSIC in Madrid
2011 - 2014 Scientific staff at the system analysis unit at IMDEA Energy institute, Madrid. System analysis and evaluation of bioenergy processes (process simulation, exergy analysis, cost estimation, life cycle assessment)
2015 PhD. Title: Pyrolysis for biofuels or biochar? A thermodynamic, environmental and economic assessment
2015 R&D Manager at Contactica SL, Madrid
2015 - 2019 Member of scientific staff at ITAS

Fields of work

  • Novel electrochemical energy storage technologies
  • Modelling and assessment of production processes
  • Evaluation of the impacts of battery production on the overall system
  • Ecodesign for new battery systems

Publications


2019
Book Chapters
Peters, J. F.; Weil, M.; Baumann, M.
The Importance of Recyclability for the Environmental Performance of Battery Systems.
2019. Cascade Use in Technologies 2018 : Internationale Konferenz zur Kaskadennutzung und Kreislaufwirtschaft – Oldenburg 2018. Ed.: A. Pehlken, 104–110, Springer, Berlin. doi:10.1007/978-3-662-57886-5_13
Journal Articles
Presentations
Peters, J. F.; Emmerich, P.; Baumann, M.; Weil, M.
Recycling of batteries - environmental benefits and limits under a global circular economy perspective.
2019. 13th Conference of the Socio-Economic Metabolism Section of the International Society for Industrial Ecology (ISIE 2019), Berlin, Germany, May 13–15, 2019 
Peters, J. F.; Mohr, M.; Baumann, M.; Weil, M.
Design for recyclability. Challenges, limits and need for action on the way towards a circular battery economy.
2019. 13th Society and Materials International Conference (SAM 2019), Pisa, Italy, May 20–21, 2019 
Peters, J. F.; Weil, M.
Design for recyclability.
2019. 12. Fachkonferenz Lithiumbatterien (2019), Frankfurt am Main, Germany, January 21–22, 2019 
Posters
Baumann, M.; Peters, J.; Weil, M.; Marcelino, C.
Economic and ecological assessment of stationary batteries using different energy to power ratios.
2019. 13th Society and Materials International Conference (SAM 2019), Pisa, Italy, May 20–21, 2019 
Peters, J. F.; Abdelbaky, M.; Baumann, M.; Weil, M.
Environmental assessment of hard carbon anode materials for sodium-ion batteries.
2019. 13th Society and Materials International Conference (SAM 2019), Pisa, Italy, May 20–21, 2019 
2018
Book Chapters
Hottenroth, H.; Peters, J.; Baumann, M.; Viere, T.; Tietze, I.
Life-cycle Analysis for Assessing Environmental Impact.
2018. Energy Storage Options and Their Environmental Impact. Ed.: R.E. Hester, 261–295, Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK. doi:10.1039/9781788015530-00261
Weil, M.; Ziemann, S.; Peters, J.
The Issue of Metal Resources in Li-Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles.
2018. Behaviour of Lithium-Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles. Ed.: G. Pistoia, 59–74, Springer International Publishing, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-69950-9_3
Journal Articles
Weber, S.; Peters, J. F.; Baumann, M.; Weil, M.
Life Cycle Assessment of a Vanadium Redox Flow Battery.
2018. Environmental science & technology, 52 (18), 10864–10873. doi:10.1021/acs.est.8b02073
Presentations
Peters, J. F.; Baumann, M.; Tomassini, C.; Weil, M.
Stationary battery systems: recyclability and the life cycle impact on the depletion of mineral resources.
2018. 12th Society and Materials International Conference (SAM 2018), Metz, France, May 22–23, 2018 
Peters, J.; Baumann, M.; Weil, M.
Umweltauswirkung, Rohstoffbedarf und Recyclingpotential von Batteriespeichern.
2018. Fachforum ’Solar-Stromspeicher’ (2018), Munich, Germany, November 27, 2018 
Peters, J.; Baumann, M.; Weil, M.
Bewertung neuer Batterietechnologien für stationäre Energiespeicherung unter Umweltaspekten.
2018. 15. Battery Experts Forum, Aschaffenburg (2018), Aschaffenburg, Germany, February 27–March 1, 2018 
Weil, M.; Baumann, M.; Peters, J.
Economic and ecological sustainability analysis of batteries for stationary applications.
2018. 14th International Ceramics Congress and 8th Forum on New Materials (CIMTEC 2018), Perugia, Italy, June 4–8, 2018 
Weil, M.; Baumann, M.; Peters, J. F.
Ressourcenbedarf für Batteriespeicher bis 2050 - Mobile und stationäre Anwendungen.
2018. Expertenforum ’Recycling aktueller und zukünftiger Batteriespeichertechnologien’, Karlsruhe, 6.Juni 2018 
Weil, M.; Baumann, M.; Ziemann, S.; Peters, J. F.
Batteries for stationary grid application. Potential resource demand until 2050.
2018. 12th Society and Materials International Conference (SAM 2018), Metz, France, May 22–23, 2018 
Posters
Minke, C.; Peters, J. F.; Baumann, M.; Weil, M.
Environmental assessment of vanadium redox flow batteries.
2018. 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting (2018), Rome, Italy, May 13–17, 2018 
Peters, J. F.; Baumann, M.; Rodriguez Garcia, G.; Ziemann, S.; Weil, M.
Prospective assessment of emerging energy storage devices in early design phase.
2018. Expertenforum ’Recycling aktueller und zukünftiger Batteriespeicher : Technische, ökonomische un ökologische Implikationen’, Karlsruhe, 6.Juni 2018 
Peters, J. F.; Weil, M.; Baumann, M. J.
Batterierecycling - Umweltauswirkungen und potentieller Ressourcenbedarf.
2018. Expertenforum ’Recycling aktueller und zukünftiger Batteriespeicher : Technische, ökonomische un ökologische Implikationen’, Karlsruhe, 6.Juni 2018 
Tomasini Montenegro, C.; Peters, J. F.; Baumann, M. J.; Weil, M.
Streamlined life cycle assessment of emerging batteries in early design phases by using CCaLC2 tool.
2018. 28th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting (2018), Rome, Italy, May 13–17, 2018 
Tomasini Montenegro, C.; Peters, J. F.; Zhao-Karger, Z.; Weil, M.
Streamlined LCA of a non-corrosive electrolyte for rechargeable Mg batteries.
2018. HIU Biennial Meeting, Ulm, July 3-4, 2018 
Weil, M.; Adelmann, P.; Garcia, G. R.; Baumann, M.; Peters, J. F.; Schirle, M.; Petri, A.; Hellpap, C.; Hoffmann, J.
Environmental evaluation of waste management options for secondary batteries in developing countries.
2018. 12th Society and Materials International Conference (SAM 2018), Metz, France, May 22–23, 2018 
Weil, M.; Adelmann, P.; Garcia, G. R.; Baumann, M.; Peters, J. F.; Schirle, M.; Petri, A.; Hellpap, C.; Hoffmann, J.
Environmental evaluation of waste management options for secondary batteries in developing countries.
2018. Expertenforum ’Recycling aktueller und zukünftiger Batteriespeichertechnologien’, Karlsruhe, 6.Juni 2018 
2017
Journal Articles
Peters, J. F.; Baumann, M.; Zimmermann, B.; Braun, J.; Weil, M.
The environmental impact of Li-Ion batteries and the role of key parameters – A review.
2017. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, 67, 491–506. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2016.08.039
Peters, J. F.; Banks, S. W.; Bridgwater, A. V.; Dufour, J.
A kinetic reaction model for biomass pyrolysis processes in Aspen Plus.
2017. Applied energy, 188, 595–603. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.12.030
Conference Papers
Baumann, M.; Peters, J.; Weil, M.; Marcelino, C.; Almeida, P.; Wanner, E.
Environmental impacts of different battery technologies in renewable hybrid micro-grids.
2017. ISGT Europe 2017 - Enabling the Transition to a More Electric World : IEEE International Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, Torino, I, September 26-29, 2017, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/ISGTEurope.2017.8260137
Presentations
Baumann, M.; Peters, J. F.; Weil, M.
Dynamic LCA of stationary battery systems in a renewable-based decentralized grid.
2017. Consequencial LCA for Decision Support : 23rd SETAC Europe LCA Case Study Symposium, Barcelona, E, November 27-28, 2017 
Baumann, M.; Peters, J.; Weil, M.; Marcelino, C.; Almeida, P.; Wanner, E.
Environmental impacts of different battery technologies in renewable hybrid micro-grids (HMGS).
2017. ISGT Europe 2017 - Enabling the Transition to a More Electric World : IEEE International Conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies, Torino, I, September 26-29, 2017 
Peters, J. F.; Weil, M.
About exergy based approaches for assessing abiotic resource depletion of battery production.
2017. 5th International Exergy, Life Cycle Assessment, and Sustainability Workshop and Symposium (ELCAS5), Nisyros, GR, July 9-11, 2017 
Posters
Baumann, M.; Zimmermann, B.; Peters, J.; Weil, M.; Martins, N. C.
Environmental performance of Li-ion batteries for direct marketing of wind power - intermediate results.
2017. 11th Meeting of the Society And Materials Conference (SAM-11), Trondheim, N, May 15-16, 2017 
2015
Journal Articles
Weil, M.; Peters, J.; Baumann, M.; Dura, H.; Zimmermann, B.
Elektrochemische Energiespeicher für mobile Anwendungen im Fokus der Systemanalyse.
2015. Technikfolgenabschätzung - Theorie und Praxis, 24 (3), 20–29 Full text Full text of the publication as PDF document