‘Antwerp first European Verbund site to become CO2 neutral.’

Germany – Many solutions are needed to make chemical production sites CO2-neutral, says Melanie Maas-Brunner, CTO of BASF. And a lot of cooperation too. According to her, the chemical giant’s Antwerp site will be the first BASF Verbund site in Europe to be completely transformed. Its location offers unique opportunities for the use of offshore wind and large-scale storage of CO2. Maas-Brunner is one of the key talkers at the opening of EIES2021 on December 7th. 

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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. 

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EIES21: ‘Think of it as a highway in need of renovation’

The Netherlands – The Dutch government wants a national transport network for hydrogen. It is a task with which Hynetwork Services will be working. The next step for this 100% owned subsidiary of Gasunie is to connect five large industrial clusters in the Netherlands. ‘It is now important that we get a market going,’ says project director Eddie Lycklama à Nijeholt.

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