News & events

Successful FLEXCHX Workshop in Lithuania!

On April 3, 2019, FLEXCHX held a well-attended industrial thematic workshop “Highly Flexible Combined Heat, Power and Transport Fuel Production – Prospective Technology in our Energy Future” in Kaunas, Lithuania. The Workshop was organized by Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI), VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Enerstena UAB and Kauno energija AB. The workshop was opened by director Dr. Sigitas Rimkevičius from LEI. The welcome speeches were given by Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas and Member of the Seimas, Chair for Commission for Energy and Sustainable Development, Virgilijus Poderys. The workshop included presentations from project participants as well as from invited speakers representing industries, raw material supply chain, policy makers, environmental organisations and financing bodies.

FLEXCHX project would like to thank all workshop participants for their great interest and participation in the discussions.

See Workshop Programme and Presentations here

Project meetings

FLEXCHX Working Group & 2nd Consortium Meetings
17-18 September 2018, Espoo, Finland  
VTT hosted the Working Group and 2nd Consortium Meetings at VTT Bioruukki, Espoo. Meetings were an important opportunity to disseminate project results and to discuss new ideas among the partners. The participants visited the Large Research Infrastructure at VTT Bioruukki test hall. In FLEXCHX project, the SXB gasification process will be developed and tested at the pressurized pilot plant. The existing pilot gasifier is currently adapted for the experiments to provide results.

FLEXCHX Kick-off Meeting
2 March 2018, Brussels Belgium
- Kick-off Meeting with Project Officer Mr. Daniel Maraver de Lemus, European Commission (EU).

Conferences, workshops

ProcessNet “Jahrestreffen der ProcessNet-Fachgruppe Energieverfahrenstechnik und des Arbeitsausschusses Thermische Energiespeicherung“
6.-7. March 2019 DECHEMA-Haus, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
Presented by DLR (programme)

4th Scientific SCI Meeting - Integrated Energy
20-21 September 2018, Location: DLR Stuttgart, Germany FLEXCHX Project: “Flexible combined production of power, heat and transport fuels from renewable energy sources” was presented by DLR at Scientific SCI Meeting. The presentation is available here.

H2020 Contractor’s Workshop - Biofuels and Alternative Fuels project
7 June 2018, Brussels Belgium 
The meeting gathered together the beneficiaries of on-going H2020 RIA and IA projects on biofuels and alternative fuels.

Horizon 2020 Workshop on Bioenergy, Advanced Biofuels and Renewable fuels
10-11 April 2018, Brussels Belgium
- VTT participated as a project coordinator.

Gasification 2018, ACI’s 7th Annual Gasification Summit
28-29 March 2018, Frankfurt Germany
http://www.wplgroup.com/aci/event/gasification/
- VTT participated with an oral presentation

 

Minister of Energy, Žygimantas Vaičiūnas (Lithuania) opened the FLEXCHX Workshop on 3 April, 2019 in Lithuania (click photo to enlarge).

FLEXCHX Meetings on 17-18 Sept. 2018 at VTT Bioruukki, Finland (click photo to enlarge).