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HighEFF Making Norwegian industry the world's greenest

FME HighEFF would like welcome everyone interested to a one-day seminar on industrial energy efficiency.


Kjelhuset, Gløshaugen
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The seminar is an open part of HighEFF Annual Consortium Meeting 2022, and will entail lectures and topics within the broad thematic area of industrial energy efficiency. Speakers from both outside and within HighEFF are featured.

Lunch will be served. If you wish to participate in the lunch, please send a request to by 10 May. For Teams participation, see the link under the programme.


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 Fleuriault, 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

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Note that HighEFF consortium partners should register for the event through the registration form they received by e-mail.

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