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
See photos of the workshop
3rd Consortium Meeting
4 April 2019, Kaunas, Lithuania
The 3rd FLEXCHX Consortium Meeting in Lithuania has been hosted by Lithuanian Energy Institute.
Valuable discussions and ideas of the FLEXCHX project after one year of research work.
Upcoming FLEXCHX activities:
VTT, DLR and LEI will present the FLEXCHX project at the 27th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE 2019 Conference
) on 27-30th May 2019 in Lisbon (Portugal) by oral and poster presentations. VTT will also participate in the side event of EUBCE “Paving the way towards clean energy and fuels in Europe
- Talks with research, industry and EU Member States on bioenergy, advanced biofuels and renewable fuels” on 29th May 2019 in Lisbon.
FLEXCHX Working Group & 2nd Consortium Meetings
17-18 September 2018,
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).
“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
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
- VTT participated with an oral presentation