The 1st edition of the online Eurogas TECH Conference ‘European Gas Tech: Delivering on 2050’ on 2 September 2021 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.
Speakers: Didier Holleaux, President of Eurogas; Rosalinde van der Vlies, Director DG Research, European Commission; Maria Spyraki, MEP, Member of the ITRE Committee, European Parliament (EPP, Greece); Noé van Hulst, Hydrogen Advisor at International Energy Agency (IEA)
Session 1 – Gas tech made in Europe
Panellists: Tomas Häyry, Mayor of Vaasa, Finland; Oliver Rein, Mayor of Breisach am Rhein, Süd Baden region, Germany
Session 2 – Gas tech in action
Panellists: Kari Hietanen, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Legal Affairs, Wärtsilä; Caroline Hillegeer, Chief Commercial Officer, ENGIE; Daniel Scheven, Managing Director & Co-Founder, AcrEnergy Ltd; Raymond Schmid, VP Sales & Marketing (EMEA – Oceania), Nel Hydrogen
Moderator: Sasha Twining, Journalist, radio & TV presenter