BASF inorganic products help develop low-carbon energy solutions and help meet the rising demand for a sustainable approach to energy production. Sustainability and efficiency have been BASF's focus for many years. Inorganic chemicals are produced at BASF Verbund sites in Ludwigshafen and Antwerp.

Catalysts for Biodiesel

  • Sodium and potassium methylate for transesterification

Sodium and potassium methylate are efficient and reliable catalysts that provides a sustainable solution for the production of biodiesel, enabling higher yields and low preparation cost.

Thermal Storage

  • Sodium nitrate for concentrated solar power

An environmentally-friendly mix of sodium and potassium nitrate is used as an energy storage medium in concentrated solar power plants. This enables supply of renewable solar electricity whenever needed, also during the night and under cloudy weather.

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