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Kick-off of the Mobile Methanol Utilisation project

The kick-off of the ‘Mobile Methanol Utilisation (MMU)’ project has been given. North-CCU-Hub will, in collaboration with VIL Flanders Innovation Cluster for Logistics and Ghent University, investigate the potential role for green methanol in the sustainability of ‘heavy duty’ logistic applications like inland shipping, railway, specific port activities and cargo handling. With active participation of …

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North-C-Methanol receives IPCEI status

Together with 4 other Flemish projects, North-C-Methanol got selected, after a two-stage selection round, for the first wave of IPCEI projects. IPCEI stands for ‘Important Projects of Common European Intrest’. The IPCEI status for projects stimulates member states to support important industrial investment projects for societal challenges, in this case ‘hydrogen’. The Flemish government foresees …

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North-C-Methanol through to final round of Innovation Fund

The ten private and public partners of the North-C-Methanol project are very pleased with the confirmation that their funding project is through to the “second stage” of the European ETS Innovation Fund for large projects.  The North-C-Methanol project is among the top 70 projects selected in Europe to go through to the second and final …

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North-CCU-Hub in 2021: a quest for new demo projects

North-CCU-Hub will also in 2021 maximize its efforts to reduce CO2 emissions in North Sea Port. Following the inspiring example of the North-C-Methanol project, the consortium strives to set up trajectories towards new demonstrator units in the coming years. Therefore, the consortium will be organized around different tracks for innovative CCU demonstrators: Green methanol as …

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North-C-Methanol launch widely picked up by the press

On October 21st, a press conference was given on the occasion of the signature of the Joint Development Agreement of the North-C-Methanol project. The news was picked up by Flemish television channels Kanaal Z and AVS, in several Flemish and even international newspapers and in a variety of professional literature channels. Find an overview of …

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North-C-Methanol partners sign agreement – Press Release

The 10 North-C-Methanol partners have signed a ‘Joined Development Agreement’, formalizing their joint commitment to realize and implement the North-C-Methanol project. The signature of this agreement was communicated on October 21st in a press conference with contributions of Daan Schalck (CEO North Sea Port) and Cedric Osterrieth (CEO Engie Generation). The press release can be …

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Succesful presentation of North-CCU-Hub at Innovation Fund workshop

Over 100 participants attended the workshop on CCU Innovation Fund and other EU Funding Opportunites, which took place in Brussels on 19 September 2019. The event was organized by CO2 Value Europe, the European CCUplatform organization. Besides CO2 Value Europe members, the event also attracted many non-members of the association, highlighting a big interest of …

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North-CCU-Hub consortium officially kicks off

On March 26, 2019, fifteen partners signed a declaration of intent to develop a hub for Carbon Capture and Utilisation in the region of Ghent and North Sea Port. This was the official start of the North-CCU-Hub consortium. The news was also picked up by Belgium’s economic newspaper De Tijd.