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Hydrogen

bp to develop green hydrogen in UK

United Kingdom – BP intends to build a new large-scale green hydrogen production facility in the North East of England, capable of producing up to 500Mwe (megawatt electrical input) of hydrogen by 2030.

Oil&Gas

McDermott wraps up net zero LNG construction study for Shell

United States – McDermott recently completed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) construction study for Shell Global Solutions International identifying tangible reduction pathways toward net-zero construction emissions.

CCUS

BMO in pre-purchase of permanent removal of CO2 from atmosphere

Canada/United Kingdom – Through Direct Air Capture (DAC) technology, BMO Financial Group has pre-purchased the permanent removal of 1,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Circular economy

Europe to get first polystyrene advanced recycling plant

United Kingdom – INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, plans to invest in a pilot plant for advanced polystyrene recycling.

CCUS

Navigator and OCI in CO2 transportation and storage services deal

United States – Navigator CO2 Ventures has signed an agreement with OCI N.V.’s wholly-owned Iowa Fertilizer Company facility (OCI) to provide CO2 transportation and storage services on the Heartland Greenway carbon capture and storage (CCS) system.

Summit

A safe European Industry & Energy Summit 2021

New measures form a new challenge, but it is still possible to organize EIES2021 both physically and online.

Electrification

Fieldlab Industrial Electrification to open demo location at Plant One Rotterdam

Fieldlab Industrial Electrification and Plant One Rotterdam have signed a contract for a demo location to help accelerate the energy transition in industry.

Electrification Summit

EIES21: Electrification in industry – The questions no one dares to ask

During this side event at the European Industry & Energy Summit on December 7th, TKI Energie en Industrie will discuss this topic with society, industry, government, network operators and the environmental movement.

Biobased

Finnish Chempolis and Indian EIL to convert biomass into green fuels

Finland/India – Engineers India Limited (EIL) and Chempolis Oy, Finland, have formed a strategic partnership to convert biomass into green fuels.

Hydrogen

New offshore wind-to-hydrogen collaboration

Norway – Seanovent Engineering and Strohm have signed an agreement to collaborate on offshore wind-to-hydrogen developments.

Renewables

UK invests in Welsh tidal power

United Kingdom – As part of its flagship renewable energy auction scheme, the UK Government will invest £20 million per year in Tidal Stream electricity across the UK, ushering in a new chapter for Wales’ tidal industry and creating jobs across Welsh coastal regions.

Renewables

Queequeg Renewables secures funding for UK’s first 500 MW+ solar projects

United Kingdom – Through a joint venture with private equity firm Energy Transition Partners, Queequeg Renewables has secured complete equity funding for the first 500MW of its GW-plus solar pipeline (ETP).

Renewables

Van Oord to install scour protection at Seagreen offshore wind farm

The Netherlands – Seaway 7, the primary contractor for the Seagreen offshore wind farm, has engaged Van Oord to provide scour protection around the 114 wind turbine foundations. This wind farm is located in Scotland, 27 kilometres off the coast of Angus.

Summit

EIES21: Staying competitive in a greening world

At the European Industry & Energy Summit 2021 Stork will bring you a break-out session about efficiency upgrades, waste valorisation, electrification, fugitive emission control and predictive maintenance to reduce your carbon footprint, but your OPEX as well.

Summit

Holger Kreetz: Emission-free hydrogen is pivotal in energy transition

According to COO Asset Management Holger Kreetz, in the midst of an energy transition, it is irrelevant whether hydrogen is green, blue or turquoise. We need emission-free hydrogen to keep the energy system in balance and to shape the energy and raw materials transition.

Summit

EIES21: A heat pump for Ducor

During the European Industry & Energy Summit 2021 Fieldlab Industrial Electrification will show the audience a users case with polypropylene producer Ducor.

Renewables

Ballast Nedam adds Dutch Maasvlakte 2 wind farm to its portfolio

The Netherlands – The Maasvlakte 2 wind farm project has been added to the portfolio of Ballast Nedam.

CCUS

New screening study from CGG for CO2 storage in UK and Norway

United Kingdom/Norway – CGG has released a new GeoVerseTM Carbon Storage screening study to assist CCUS operators in identifying suitable CO2 storage sites as quickly as possible.

Hydrogen

Frames designs Europe’s first liquid hydrogen storage plant

Germany – Frames is designing a modular and skid-mounted LOHC Storage Plant in collaboration with Hydrogenious LOHC Technologies and MAN Energy Solutions for what will be Europe’s first industrial scale LOHC plant.

Biobased Circular economy

Asahi Kasei to produce butadiene derived from plastic waste and biomass

Singapore – Asahi Kasei, a diversified Japanese multinational corporation, has agreed to supply butadiene derived from plastic waste and biomass to Shell Eastern Petroleum.

Summit

EIES21: Decarbonisation – better together

Tuesday December 7th 11.15-12.45, Rotterdam Ahoy The drive for decarbonization is clear. But tackling the issue of climate change requires more than goals and ambition. It demands an actual transition; it needs collaborative action and systemic change. It’s best to act together in realizing ambitions. This will be one of the key findings of Patrick […]

Summit

EIES21: How chemistry can build the new green economy

At the European Industry & Energy Summit 2021 ARC CBBC PhD candidates give an insight in their game changing research. While the founding partners of ARC CBBC together with their quests will discuss the need for new green building blocks

Hydrogen Summit

EIES21: What’s next in Hydrogen?

The vistas for hydrogen are often clearer than the concrete steps that need to be taken now. But what needs to happen now to make the ambitions a reality. During the side event ‘Next steps in Hydrogen’ at EIES2021, we will investigate the construction of a hydrogen backbone in the Netherlands, the possibilities of importing hydrogen from overseas and the geographical possibilities of green hydrogen in Europe. 

CCUS

Balance Power’s battery storage in UK approved

United Kingdom – Balance Power has received approval for a 30MW battery storage project in North Tawton, Devon, which will provide enough energy to power up to 90,000 homes during peak demand hours and accelerate the region’s transition to net zero.

Renewables

Falck Renewables gets green light for new Dutch wind farm

The Netherlands – Falck Renewables has received approval from the Beuningen municipal council for the zoning plan and environmental permit that will allow the proposed wind farm in the Dutch province of Guelders (Gelderland) to be built.

Renewables

OX2 acquires rights to build new wind project in Sweden

Sweden – OX2 has agreed to buy the rights to build the Riberget wind farm in Ljusdal, Gävleborgs County, Sweden, from RWE Renewables Sweden.

Renewables

Finland boosts energy transition with largest wind project

Finland – Siemens Gamesa has agreed to supply its leading Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform to the Lestijärvi site for what will be Finland’s largest ever wind farm, assisting the country in making a giant leap in its energy transition.

Sustainable energy

German coal and gas ambition must be maintained across Europe

Germany – The German coalition agreement is a defining moment for the European Union’s climate policies and goals, but ambition must be maintained.

Biobased

Producing bioethanol from sugar beet aids Scotland’s net zero goals

United Kingdom – According to a study growing sugar beet in Scotland and processing the crop at a purpose-built biorefinery facility initially producing bioethanol could support thousands of jobs and make a significant contribution to the country’s net zero ambitions.

Renewables

PPAs signed for third phase of world’s largest offshore wind farm

United Kingdom – The joint venture partners co-developing the 3.6GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea, SSE Renewables and Equinor, have announced the signing of 15-year offtake Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) for the third phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

Renewables

Tekmar protects Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm cables in Germany

Germany – Global Offshore has awarded Tekmar Energy a contract to supply Cable Protection Systems (CPS) for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm in Germany.

CCUS

Wärtsilä enters Belgian energy storage market

Belgium – Wärtsilä will provide a 25-megawatt (MW) / 100-megawatt hour (MWh) energy storage system in Belgium as part of an extended equipment delivery and long-term service agreement.

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