Webinar “Hydrogen - fuel of the future” - Keskuskauppakamari

Webinar “Hydrogen – fuel of the future”

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Online, Teams

Webinar “Hydrogen – energy of the future”

 Time:            09:00-11:00 am (EET, UTC +2) April 20, 2021

Place:            Online Event (Teams) 

The event is free of charge, but needs registration at latest April 18, 2021 here. TheTeams link will be sent on April 19, 2021

The future energy technology is hydrogen. That much is certain. Hydrogen brings tremendous value added when facing climate change, decarbonization, and energy infrastructure and storage demand among an evolving regulatory landscape. Hydrogen can impact the economy – including transportation, power generation and grid balancing, fuel for industry, feedstock, and fuel for residential and commercial buildings. However …

  • How can Finland and the Baltic region contribute to the green transition utilizing hydrogen solutions?
  • How should leaders and businesses in Finland and the Baltic region drive the change?
  • What is happening in hydrogen market now within the region?
  • How European Recovery and Resilience Fund will promote the change?

To answer these questions, we invite to join in our webinar. At this online event, we will bring together policy makers, thinkers and business leaders from Finland and Lithuania. We want to accelerate the green transition together with you.


Moderated by Helena Saren, Head of Smart Energy, Business Finland

Part I – Policy and national trend of green transition

09:00 Brief overview of the EU Commission’s plans for the hydrogen industry
Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner

09:05 Hydrogen of the future 
Kimmo Tiilikainen, State Secretary, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment

09:10 Prospects of hydrogen in Lithuania
Daiva Garbaliauskaitė, Vice Minister, Ministry of Energy Lithuania

09:15 Hydrogen roadmap of Finland 
Janne Kärki, Senior Scientist, Renewable Energy processes, VTT

09.40 R&D activities on hydrogen in Lithuania and projects scaling-up
Dr. Darius Milčius, Head of Hydrogen Technologies Center, Lithuanian Energy Institute

Part II – Industry Initiatives

09:50 Renewable Power to Hydrogen 
Vytautas Keršiulis, Innovation project manager of Ignitis Group

10:05  Hydrogen Power2X project and future initiatives Staffan Sandblom, Head of Hydrogen Development Fortum Innovation & Venturing

10:20 H2 as gas (green-gas, blended-gas etc.)  
Kimmo Siira, Executive Senior Adviser, Finnish Energy

10:35                Q&A and discussions

11:00                End of the event


We warmly welcome you to our event.

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