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Jens Peters

Dr. Jens Peters

Scientific staff
Research area Innovation processes and impacts of technology
Room: 319
Phone: +49 721 608-28177
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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
since 2015 Member of scientific staff at ITAS

Current positions

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

Selected external publications

Peters, J. F.; Iribarren, D.; Dufour, J. (2015)
Biomass pyrolysis for biochar or energy applications? A life cycle assessment. Environmental Science and technology, 49(8), p. 5195-5202

Peters, J. F.; Petrakopoulou, F.; Dufour, J. (2015)
Exergy analysis of synthetic biofuel production via fast pyrolysis and hydroupgrading. Energy, 79, p. 325–336

Peters, J. F.; Iribarren, D.; Dufour, J. (2015)
Simulation and life cycle assessment of biofuel production via fast pyrolysis and hydroupgrading. Fuel, 139, p. 441–456

Peters, J. F.; Iribarren, D.; Dufour, J. (2014)
Life cycle assessment of pyrolysis oil applications. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 5(1), p. 1-19

Peters, J. F.; Petrakopoulou, F.; Dufour, J. (2014)
Exergetic analysis of a fast pyrolysis process for biooil production. Fuel Processing Technology, 119, p. 245–255

Recent publications

Baumann, M.; Weil, M.; Peters, J.
Multikriterielle Bewertung von elektrochemischen Energiespeichertechnologien. Vortrag auf dem Workshop "Prospektive multidimensionale Bewertung von Energietechnologien", Oldenburg, 18.-19.02.2019

Baumann, M.; Weil, M.; Peters, J.; Chibeles-Martins, N.; Moniz, A. Brandão
A review of multi-criteria decision making approaches for evaluating energy storage systems for grid applications. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 107(2019), S. 516-534, DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2019.02.016

Peters, J.; Peña Cruz, A.; Weil, M.
Exploring the economic potential of sodium-ion batteries. Batteries 5(2019)10, S. 1-15, DOI: 10.3390/batteries5010010

Peters, J.; Weil, M.
Deisgn for recyclability. Vortrag auf der 12. Fachkonferenz Lithiumbatterien, Frankfurt a.M., 21.-22.01.2019

Baumann, M.; Peters, J.; Weil, M.
Introduction and recent activities in the field of energy storage and techno-economics. Vortrag auf dem European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) Joint Programm "Energy Storage", Eindhoven, Niederlande, 03.-04.05.2018

Baumann, M.; Peters, J.; Weil, M.
Ökologische und Ökonomische Performance stationärer Li-Ion-Batteriespeicher. In: Vortrag auf dem 15. Symposium Energieinnovation, Graz, Österreich, 14.-16.02.2018 (Hrsg.): 2018, publ. online

Baumann, M.; Peters, J.; Weil, M.
Ökologische und ökonomische Performance stationärer Li-Ion-Batteriespeicher. Präsentation auf dem 15. Symposium Energieinnovation, Graz, Österreich, 14.-16.02.2018

Baumann, M.; Peters, J.; Weil, M.; Tomasini Montenegro, C.
Sustainability analysis of electrochemical storage for sectoral coupling activities. Vortrag auf dem 4th Scientific SCI Meeting - Integrated Energy, DLR, Stuttgart, 20.-21.09.2018

Hottenroth, H.; Peters, J.; Baumann, M.; Tietze, I.; Viere, T.
Life-cycle analysis for assessing environmental impact. In: Hester, R.E.; Harrison, R.M. (Hrsg.): Energy storage options and their environmental impacts. Abingdon, UK: Royal Society of Chemistry 2018, S. 261-295, DOI: 10.1039/9781788015530-00261
(Issues in Environmental Science and Technology)

Minke, C.; Peters, J.; Baumann, M.; Weil, M.
Environmental assessment of vanadium redox flow batteries. Vortrag auf dem 28th Annual Meeting 2018 der SETAC Europe, Rom, Italien, 13.-17.05.2018

Publications at ITAS