21 - 23/03/2022

Energy & Sustainability Forum – Decarbonising the Downstream Industry – 21-23 March 2022

The Energy & Sustainability Forum 2022, which took place from 21-23 March in Berlin, explored topics such decarbonisation strategies of the downstream industry, the role of hydrogen as an enabler of an integrated energy transition, and the potential of carbon capture and utilisation (CCUS) technologies. In four specialist sessions, experts and industry leaders shared the latest findings of the transition to a climate-neutral energy system. The conference was organized by Euro Petroleum Consultants) and co-hosted by Wirtschaftsverband Fuels und Energie e.V. (en2x). The Global Alliance Powerfuels was an official partner of the event.

At the Energy & Sustainability Forum 2022, senior industry experts from companies such as Alfa Laval, BASF, Neste, and ExxonMobil as well as representatives of the European Commission presented innovative developments around defossilising the downstream industry, and in particular the switch to climate-friendly energy carriers, in four sessions over two days. The program of the event also included a keynote presentation from Christian Küchen, Director General of en2x, several panel discussions, and Q&A and networking sessions.

The Global Alliance Powerfuels was an official partner of the event. Kristina Haverkamp, Managing Director of the German Energy Agency (dena), spoke at the conference on Wednesday, March 23, in the session on hydrogen, discussing the potential development of powerfuels production capacities within the EU as well as measures to facilitate hydrogen imports and requirements to ensure the sustainability of renewable hydrogen and its derivatives.