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European Gas Tech Conference ‘CCUS, Pyrolysis and BECCS – Advantage EU?’

The 3rd edition of the European Gas Tech Conference CCUS, Pyrolysis and BECCS – Advantage EU? took place on 26 October 2023 (14:00 – 16:30 CEST) online.

In the framework of the Net Zero Industry Act, the conference brought together top-level industry leaders and policymakers to discuss the opportunities in Europe for low-carbon and potentially carbon-negative technology solutions, and the pace to meet the targets of the REPowerEU initiative.

Supported by


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

14:05 | Keynote speeches
MEP Tsvetelina Penkova, Shadow Rapporteur NZIA, Member of ITRE Committee, European Parliament

Jeroen Schuppers, Deputy Head of Unit for Clean Energy Transition, Clean Planet Directorate, DG Research, European Commission

14:25 | Introductory speech – Role of carbon capture in the energy transition
Rodrigo Moliner, Decarbonisation Strategy & Partnership Program Leader Europe & SSA, GE Power

14:35 | Panel 1 – European Leadership in Gas Tech – CCS & CCUS
Johanna Fiksdahl, CCUS Team, DG Energy, European Commission
Rodrigo Moliner, Decarbonisation Strategy & Partnership Program Leader Europe & SSA, GE Power
Guloren Turan, General Manager – Advocacy & Communications, Global CCS Institute
Etienne Anglès d’Auriac, Vice-President CCS Business Unit, TotalEnergies

15:25 | Coffee break

15:35 | Panel 2 – European Leadership in Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage and pyrolysis
Maria João Duarte, EMEA Representative to EU institutions, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Matti Malkamäki, Chairman of the Board and founder, Hycamite TCD Technologies
Zoltan Elek, CEO, Landwärme
Eve Tamme, Chair, Zero Emissions Platform

16:25 | Concluding remarks
James Watson, Secretary General of Eurogas

16:30 | End of the conference

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