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Eurogas TECH Conference ‘European Gas Tech: Delivering on 2050’

13 October 2022 | 14:00 to 16:15 (CET) | online

The 2nd edition of the online Eurogas TECH Conference ‘European Gas Tech: Delivering on 2050’ has addressed how innovative renewable and decarbonised gas technologies are contributing to the decarbonisation of Europe, delivering the objectives of carbon neutrality before 2050 and the benefit such technologies bring to the EU in terms of innovation and clean tech industrial leadership, as well as providing European communities with high quality non-seasonal jobs.

This year the event shed light on EU’s leadership in electrolysis and CCS technologies.

The conference was moderated by Sasha Twining, Journalist, radio & TV presenter


14:00 | Welcome speech
Didier Holleaux, President, Eurogas

14:10 | Keynote speech
Hélène Chraye, Deputy Director Clean Planet – Clean Energy Transition, DG Research, European Commission

14:20 | Panel 1 – European Leadership in Renewable Tech – Electrolysers
This session discussed the EU’s leadership in electrolysis and its roll out at scale and pace to meet the targets of the RePowerEU initiative.

Ana Quelhas, Managing Director for Hydrogen, EDP Renewables
Vaitea Cowan, Co-founder & Communications, Enapter
Christian Pho Duc, CTO & Managing Director H2 Projects, Smartenergy Group
Graham Cooley, CEO, ITM Power

15:05 | Coffee break

15:15 | Keynote speech
Edith Hofer, Deputy Head of Unit Decarbonisation and Sustainability of Energy Sources, DG ENER, European Commission

15:25 | Panel 2 – European Leadership in Low Carbon Tech – Carbon removal 
This session discussed the opportunities for tech leadership in Europe on low carbon solutions such as CCS, pyrolysis and low carbon hydrogen from nuclear energy.

Torbjørg Klara Fossum, VP Global CCS Solutions, Equinor
Klaus Langemann, Senior Vice President Carbon Management & Hydrogen, Wintershall Dea
Martin O’Neill, VP Strategy, GE Gas Power
Guloren Turan, General Manager – Advocacy & Communications, Global CCS Institute

16:10 | Concluding remarks
James Watson, Secretary General, Eurogas

16:15 | End