04/11/2019 18:13

Mytilineos: reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions through new calcinati...

Mytilineos’ Metallurgy Business Unit (formerly “Aluminium of Greece”) constitutes the largest vertically integrated alumina and aluminium producer in the European Union. The aluminium production process is already fully electrified, facilitatin...

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17/07/2019 12:12

World's first hydrogen ferry developed by Norled

Ferry company Norled AS signed an agreement with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, and the shipyard Westcon to build and operate four environmentally-friendly ferries. This four ferries will serve two stretches of sea connecting two roads in...

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01/07/2019 11:08

Caterpillar: Setting sail with lower emissions

An even more sustainable cruise isn’t far off in the future – it’s here today! Caterpillar is helping find ways to reduce the emissions footprint of marine transport, which has historically depended on heavy fuel oil for power. As natural gas h...

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13/06/2019 09:26

BASF’s Carbon Management R&D Program: towards climate-friendly base chemicals...

In this R&D program BASF focuses on base chemicals, which are responsible for ~70% of the GHG emissions of the chemical industry. By electrification and new processes, they could be produced almost GHG emission free. A core element is the methane...

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26/04/2019 17:11

Tata Steel and Dow’s pilot plant using waste gas to produce naphtha

The steel plant uses carbon monoxide, which is abundantly present in the waste gases from steel production. ‘We first use part of it to produce hydrogen,’ says transition manager Cock Pietersen of Tata Steel. This hydrogen is created by i...

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26/04/2019 17:06

The North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) project: efficient development of renewable...

An artificial island, instead of a platform, could be developed as a central hub to support the necessary energy evacuation infrastructure e.g. electrical or power to gas conversion. This concept, the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH), is further bei...

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26/04/2019 14:32

PORTHOS’ CO2 capture and transport project

With PORTHOS (Port of Rotterdam CO2 Transport Hub and Storage) the Port of Rotterdam Authority, Gasunie and EBN are jointly making efforts to realise a basic infrastructure for the capture and transport of CO2 in Rotterdam’s port area. This CO2 can...

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25/04/2019 17:36

Northern Lights project: CCS infrastructure for European CO2 storage and a hydro...

The Northern Lights project, developed by total, Shell and Equinor, consists of a CO2 receiving terminal, an offshore pipeline, injection and CO2 storage. The captured CO2 liquid goes by ship from the capture sites to a new CO2 receiving terminal out...

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25/04/2019 10:54

Hitachi’s Artificial Intelligence improves fuel efficiency in shipping

Stena Line, one of Europe’s leading ferry companies, set itself the target to reduce fuel consumption by 2.5% per nautical mile annually. Stena Line asked Hitachi to identify software solutions that could help make operations more efficient in ...

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25/04/2019 10:42

Hitachi’s Smart Island project to improve energy efficiency

As a member of the Smart Islands Partnership on the Isles of Scilly, Hitachi is helping to implement a set of interconnected projects, with the aim to cut electricity bills by 40%, meet 40% of energy demand through renewables and see 40% of vehicles ...

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24/04/2019 15:09

RAG Austria’s ”Underground Sun Conversion”: Producing renewable gas

The aim of the research project is to use existing gas (pore) reservoirs as natural bio-reactors. The methanation process and storage take place naturally in underground pore reservoirs. This represents a huge source by potentially providing the urge...

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18/04/2019 16:32

Hybrit: A fossil-free steel production process

HYBRIT is short for Hydrogen Breakthrough Ironmaking Technology. It is a joint venture between steel company SSAB, mining company LKAB and energy company Vattenfall. The aim is to replace coal with hydrogen in the steelmaking process. HYBRIT is a gro...

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18/04/2019 15:52

ArcelorMittal Steelanol demonstration: Recycling carbon into sustainable, advanc...

As part of its range of low carbon technologies, ArcelorMittal is building its Steelanol demonstration project that recycles carbon into sustainable, advanced bio-ethanol. They capture carbon from an industrial source and recycle it, just like with g...

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18/04/2019 11:23

Endesa’s efforts for total decarbonization by 2050

As a result of the capacity auctions held on 2017, Endesa, through EGPE (Enel Green Power España) , was awarded wind capacity of 540 MW and photovoltaic capacity of 339 MW:In 2018 start of construction works for the majority of the planned wind fa...

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18/04/2019 11:08

Reaping the benefits of solar: photovoltaic power plant promoted by the Navigato...

The business model of the Navigator Company (NVG) is based on sustainable and certified management of forests, reconciling environmental, social and economic concerns. In 2016, approximately 70% of NVG’s total primary energy consumption was obtaine...

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18/04/2019 10:40

Veolia's project for the elimination of low-stack emission in the Lódz metropol...

As part of the revitalisation of the area of the centre of Lódz project, Veolia develops power supply concepts for individual revitalized area by designing and building district heating networks. These networks enable the supply of system heat to mo...

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18/04/2019 10:27

Heat recovery from the Volkswagen Poznan industrial installation to the municipa...

The Volkswagen Poznan foundry and Veolia Energia Poznan have launched an installation recovering heat from technological processes, which, instead of being released into the atmosphere, goes to 30 buildings located nearby. The investment, which is th...

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18/04/2019 10:11

Mercedes-Benz Manufacturing Poland sp. z o.o.: A zero-emission factory in Jawor

Environmentally friendly: from production to the product – this is the summary of the concept of power and heat supply of the factory of Mercedes-Benz engines in Jawor in Lower Silesia. The plant will be fully neutral in terms of CO2 emissions. The...

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18/04/2019 09:43

IKEA Retail Poland: becoming climate positive

IKEA has been committed to tackling climate change for many years, and announced new commitments as part of its Sustainability Strategy – People and Planet Positive, in June 2018. One of the ambitions for 2030 is for IKEA to become climate positive...

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18/04/2019 09:28

Arbaflame pellets cost-effectively convert coal-fired power plants to biomass

Arbacore pellets by Arbaflame have been specially developed to replace or mix with fossil fuel in coal-fired power plants. Arbacore is produced using a steam explosion process in which the wood fibres are broken down and lignin, the binding agent in ...

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17/04/2019 16:19

Veolia’s use of waste gas from zinc production for heating

Thanks to the trilateral cooperation between the Zinc Smelter, the Municipality and Veolia, the waste gas from the production of zinc and lead is used to produce heat. Heat is produced by burning 6.3 million m3 of waste gas from the zinc production p...

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17/04/2019 15:57

Yara: The first ever zero-emission autonomous ship

Yara Birkeland by Vard Fincantieri and Kongsberg Maritime will be the world’s first fully electric and autonomous container ship, with zero emissions. With this vessel, Yara will reduce diesel-powered truck haulage by 40,000 journeys a year. Every ...

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17/04/2019 15:27

ENI's Green Refineries Project: a new lease of life for refining according to ci...

Through its Bio-refineries Project, Eni has reconfigured the refineries in Venice and Gela by identifying innovative solutions using “green” cycles that are both environmentally and economically sustainable. In particular, a business model has be...

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17/04/2019 15:11

Vodafone Greece innovating by the energy efficiency programs applied in Offices

Saving electricity through:LED lights installation at office areas Installation of motion detectors ss Reduction of lighting in parking areas of HQsFrom all above programs the energy saving is 843MWh & preventing emissions of 605 tonnes:M&a...

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17/04/2019 14:54

Vodafone Greece: innovating through energy efficiency programs applied in Core N...

At Vodafone Greece we have implemented all the necessary actions, in order to save heating and cooling energy at MTXs (Mobile Telephone Exchanges) and Data Centers which accounts for around 50% of total energy consumption at a MTX and Data Center. Sp...

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17/04/2019 12:20

SALCOS project: Salzgitter Low Carbon Steelmaking

Salzgitter AG is a steelmaker in Germany with an annual capacity of 7.5 million tons of crude steel. The main share of production takes place in the company´s integrated steel works based in Salzgitter operating three blast furnaces. The technical a...

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17/04/2019 11:44

“Battery2ndLife”: Innovative second use of BMW i3 high-voltagebatteries for ...

The official commissioning of the battery storage farm on the grounds of BMW Plant Leipzig, Germany demonstrates innovative, sustainable and profitable second use of BMW i3 batteries after a vehicle reaches the end of its lifecycle. The battery stora...

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17/04/2019 11:12

EDF's Iris Project for smart and sustainable cities

IRIS (Integrated and Replicable Solutions for Co-Creation in Sustainable Cities) is a Light House Cities Project addressing the urgent need to deliver low carbon energy and mobility services in cities that are cheaper, better accessible, reliable, an...

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17/04/2019 11:04

Ardagh Group's Frozen cullet - Drying and preheating glass cullets with waste h...

The proportion of recycling cullets in hollow glass production in Germany is between 65% and 90%, depending on the produced glass colour. These recycled glass cullets are stored in the glassplants on open outdoor areas. Ice, snow and rainwater disrup...

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16/04/2019 17:19

CORRI-DOOR: A seamless EV-charging project promoted by EDF

Led by EDF and gathering 11 partners, including car manufacturers such as Renault, Volkswagen, BMW and Nissan, CORRI-DOOR is a collaborative initiative aiming at fostering and speeding-up electric vehicle penetration in France, through the realizatio...

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16/04/2019 17:02

Massileo project : how EDF delivers heat and cold from sea energy

Since 2017, Massileo has been serving the Smartseille eco-district, which covers 2.7 hectares at the heart of Euroméditéranée 2 in Marseille, France. Its network is composed of a tempered water loop that connects the seawater caloric recovery stat...

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16/04/2019 15:23

BetterHome: A home-owner centric one-stop-shop model for energy renovation

BetterHome delivers a comprehensive, digital one-stop-shop service in partnership with key players in the construction value chain, including banks. BetterHome started in Denmark in 2014 as an initiative by four leading Danish companies Danfoss, Grun...

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16/04/2019 14:50

Siemens' energy reduction project assisting Hvidovre hospital in EPC project

Hvidovre Hospital in Copenhagen has an objective of reducing total energy consumption by 15 percent. Already by 2020, 10 percent of the hospital’s energy needs should come from renewable sources. Among the measures utilised to reach this target is ...

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16/04/2019 14:29

Energinet’s cross border connections to enable flexible markets

The transition to an energy system built on renewables necessitates better utilisation of the energy. Today, power plants can produce when there is a demand. In the future, demand will have to follow production. This calls for common European electri...

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16/04/2019 12:27

Aalborg Portland's supply of surplus heat from production in the form of distric...

In order to produce cement, raw materials such as limestone and sand must be burned at temperatures of up to 1500°C. Due to this high temperature process, the Aalborg Portland cement factory has enormous supplies of excess heat. One of the main sour...

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16/04/2019 11:44

Cogeneration at ExxonMobil facilities

Cogeneration is the simultaneous production of electricity while capturing useful heat or steam for industrial processes. By capturing and using energy that would have been lost as waste heat, cogeneration leads to increased energy efficiency and red...

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16/04/2019 11:04

SOLH2UB: Fronius’s decentralized hub for solar energy to produce green hydroge...

Fronius believes in 24 hours of sun – a future with 100% renewable energy. In this future; hydrogen plays a central role, as a sustainable alternative to fossils fuels and a seasonal storage for renewable energy. Thus, we have been researching the ...

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