FLEXCHX Workshop in Lithuania

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Presentations (PDF)

10:00-10:30 Arrival and Registration
10:30-10:35 Welcome Speeches/Opening session
Sigitas Rimkevičius, Director at Lithuanian Energy Institute, LEI, Lithuania
10:35-10:45 Welcome speech by the Minister of Energy
Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Minister of Energy, Lithuania
10:45-11:00 The Role of Biomass in Lithuanian Energy and Climate Policy
Virgilijus Poderys, Member of the Lithuanian Parliament, Lithuania
11:00-11:30 Increased need for flexibility in the European energy transition
Ilkka Hannula, Principal Investigator, VTT, Finland
11:30-12:00 Vision of sustainable DH System in Lithuania (The role of biomass cogeneration)
Valdas Lukoševičius, President of Lithuanian District Heating Association, Lithuania
13:00-13:20 FLEXCHX: Highly flexible combined fuel and heat production using gasification and FT synthesis - Presentation of the FLEXCHX project
Esa Kurkela, VTT, Finland
13:20-13:35 Concept of City Refinery as part of future energy production in Helsinki
Jussi Uitto, Helen, Finland
13:35-13:50 Flexible FT synthesis - production of renewable fuels for the transport sector
Manuel Selinsek, INERATEC, Germany
13:50-14:10 Potential of Fischer-Tropsch syncrude in European refining industry
Outi Ervasti & Mikko Wuokko, Neste Engineering Solutions, Finland
14:10-14:30 Future strategic financing support for consistent strategy implementation
Gytis Junevičius, Lithuanian Innovation Center (LIC), Lithuania


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