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Grand opening of ground-breaking pilot

On the 20.th of january the world’s first carbon capture pilot for smelters will be officially opened. The carbon capture pilot is ground-breaking and crucial for achieving the global targets for reducing CO2-emissions.

Program – Part 1 (Invited guests only)

10.00 Distribution of Personal protective equipment at Vitensenter Nordland
10.30 Guided transport by bus to the Elkem Site in Mo Industrial park
11.00 Opening Ceremony

      • Welcome by Alexandra Bech Gjørv, CEO, Sintef.
      • Speaches by the state secretary Amund Vik from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, the Mayor of Rana Municipality, CEO of Mo industrial Park, CEO of Elkem ASA and the CEO of SMA Minerals
      • Panel debate with the state secretary Amund Vik from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, the Mayor of Rana Municipality, CEO of Mo industrial Park, CEO of Elkem ASA, CEO of SMA Minerals and the CEO of Aker Carbon Capture.
      • Carbon Capture by Vitensenter Nordland
      • Speaches by ACC CEO and project manager
      • Photo shoot

12.10 Bus transport to the MTU Site

      • Official opening of the pilot (ribbon cutting), photo shoot

12.25 Guided bus transport to the Vitensenter Nordland via the Freyr Giga Arctic and CQP Site

Program – Part 2 (Open session)

Registration here

13.00 Vitensenter Nordland: Panel debate:

      • The carbon capture pilot is ground-breaking and crucial for achieving the climate cuts that are expected. However, if we are to reach the climate targets globally, one large-scale carbon capture plant must be opened every week. How are we going to achieve that?
      • Participants: The Federation of Norwegian Industries, Zero, Gassnova, A.SPIRE, The Research Council, Industri Energi, Northern Lights, Mo Industrial Park and the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.

1400 Press room and mingle session.

      • All speakers from the opening and panel debates will be available for interviews
      • mingle session with invited guests and participants from the open session

15.00 End of program

Read more here: Grand opening of ground-breaking pilot – ACT Cluster (arcticclusterteam.no)

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