Webinar: “Hydrogen – energy of the future”

20.04.2021 - 20.04.2021

Webinar: “Hydrogen – energy of the future”

Time: Tuesday 20 April 2021, at 9:00-11:00 am (EET, UTC +2)
Venue: Online Event (Teams)

The event is free of charge, but needs registration at latest on April 18, 2021 here. 
The Teams link will be sent on April 19, 2021.

The future energy technology is hydrogen. That much is certain. Hydrogen brings tremendous value added when facing climate change, decarbonization, and energy infrastructure and storage demand among an evolving regulatory landscape. Hydrogen can impact the economy – including transportation, power generation and grid balancing, fuel for industry, feedstock, and fuel for residential and commercial buildings. However…

• How can Finland and the Baltic region contribute to the green transition utilizing hydrogen solutions?
• How should leaders and businesses in Finland and the Baltic region drive the change?
• What is happening in the hydrogen market now within the region?
• How European Recovery and Resilience Fund will promote the change?

To answer these questions, we invite to join in our webinar. At this online event, we will bring together policy makers, thinkers and business leaders from Finland and Lithuania. We want to accelerate the green transition together with you.

The language of the event is English.


Moderated by Helena Saren, Head of Smart Energy, Business Finland

Part I – Policy and national trend of green transition

09:00 Brief overview of the EU Commission’s plans for the hydrogen industry
Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner

09:05 Fossil-free Finland
Kimmo Tiilikainen, State Secretary, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

09:10 Prospects of hydrogen in Lithuania
Daiva Garbaliauskaitė, Vice Minister, Ministry of Energy Lithuania

09:15 Hydrogen roadmap of Finland
Janne Kärki, Senior Scientist, Renewable Energy processes, VTT

09.40 R&D activities on hydrogen in Lithuania and projects scaling-up
Dr. Darius Milčius, Head of Hydrogen Technologies Center, Lithuanian Energy Institute

Part II – Industry Initiatives

09:50 Renewable Power to Hydrogen
Vytautas Keršiulis, Innovation project manager of Ignitis Group

10:05 Hydrogen Power2X project and future initiatives
Staffan Sandblom, Head of Hydrogen Development Fortum Innovation & Venturing

10:20 H2 as gas (green-gas, blended-gas etc.)
Kimmo Siira, Executive Senior Adviser, Finish Energy

10:35 Q&A and discussions

11:00 End of the event

We warmly welcome you to our event.

The webinar is organised in cooperation with:
The Embassy of Lithuania in Finland
Finnish-Lithuanian Trade Association
Business Finland
Ingnitis Group
Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce
Enterprise Europe Network



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