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HighEFF Annual Consortium Meeting 2022

Welcome to the 2022 Annual Consortium meeting! This year, we appreciate being able to ask you to join us in Trondheim for three days dedicated to Energy Efficiency in Industry.


Kjelhuset, Gløshaugen
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The first day will be open for everyone interested, and entail speakers both outside the Centre and within. Day two is highlights from the Research Areas within HighEFF, for HighEFF consortium members. The PhD seminar, on Friday, is also open for the whole consortium. Executive Board meeting and General Assembly meeting will be held in connection to the event.


Wednesday 18 May, 10:00-17:00
Making Norwegian industry the world's greenest

10:00-10:20 Introduction: HighEFF ambitions and impact
  Dr. Petter Røkke, HighEFF Centre Director
10:20-10:50 Deep decarbonisation of industry – a case study of the United States
  Prof. dr. Ernst Worrell, Universiteit Utrecht
10:50-11:10 Integrating Energy Recovery and Carbon Capture at the Sauda Ferroalloy Smelter
  Camille Fleurialt, Senior Project Manager ERAMET
11:10-11:30 What Mayekawa aims for through HighEFF
  Dr. Kazuhiro Hattori, Mayekawa MFG Co., Ltd
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-12:50 Recent developments of HTHPs for industrial applications
  Dr. Michael Bantle, SINTEF
12:50-13:10 High Temperature Heat Pumps in Integrated Energy Systems – ChiNoZEN project
  Prof. Trygve Eikevik, NTNU
13:10-13:30 Digitalization opportunities for optimal heat pump operation in ZEB lab
  Dr. Cansu Birgen, SINTEF
13:30-13:50 CO2 heat pump chillers, a novel technology for industrial process industry
  Prof. Armin Hafner, NTNU
13:50-14:10 Break
14:10-14:30 World most energy efficient electrowinning process
  Per Ramsdal, Director R&D, Glencore Nikkelverk AS
14:30-14:50 Rethinking Energy: Industrial Utility Systems
  Dr. Julia Jimenez-Romero, University of Manchester
14:50-15:10 Flue Gas Recirculation for Silicon production
  Vegar Andersen, NTNU
15:10-15:30 Biochar from seaweed for metal production
  Dr. Samuel Senanu, SINTEF
15:30-15:45 Break
15:45-16:05 Advances in using PCM for thermal storage in the food industry 
  Dr. Alexis Sevault, SINTEF
16:05-16:25 Societal and Political Rationale for Energy Efficiency in Flux: Towards Energy Security
  Jens Petter Johansen, NTNU
16:25-17:00 Thoughts on Future Energy System
  Prof./Dir. Robert C. Armstrong, MIT Energy Initiative

Thursday 19 May, 10:00 - 14:15
Internal consortium day

09:00-09:45 General Assembly meeting
09:45-10:00 Break
10:00-10:15 Surplus energy utilization at Herøya
  Kristian Leonard Aas, SINTEF
10:15-10:30 Effect of flue-gas recycle from submerged arc furnace on PAH
  Balram Panjwani, SINTEF
10:30-10:45 Energy efficiency at Tine-Oslo
  Håkon Selvnes, SINTEF
10:45-11:00 Thermodynamic potential of waste heat from Norwegian aluminium industry
  Elisa Magnanelli, SINTEF
11:00-11:15 CO2 uptake potential with Seaweed drying using surplus heat from metallurgical industries
  Magnus Windfeldt, SINTEF
11:15-11:30 The PreMa-project - prereduction technologies for Mn-ferroalloy production
  Ida Kero, SINTEF
11:30-12:30 Lunch
12:30-12:45 HighEFFer
  Petter Røkke, HighEFF Centre Director
12:45-13:00 Refrigeration and air conditioning systems for cruize ships
  Christian Schlemminger, SINTEF
13:00-13:15 Ground breaking expander test facility at HighEFF-Lab
  Lasse B Anderson, NTNU
13:15-13:30 Break
13:30-14:15 HighEFFLab opening and lab visit
14:15-16:00 Executive Board meeting (only for EB members)

Friday 20 May, 09:00 - 13:00
PhD seminar spring 2022

A separate program for the PhD seminar will be announced.

09:00-12:00  Scientific highlights from HighEFF PhD students
12:00-13:00  Lunch

The event will be held at Gløshaugen, Trondheim. There will be possibilities to follow (parts of) the programme by Teams.

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