First in Belgium: INEOS and Engie test hydrogen in cogeneration

Chemical company INEOS and energy group Engie have started a pilot project at the INEOS Phenol site in Doel to power an industrial installation with hydrogen. The tests are carried out in a cogeneration unit, which normally uses natural gas to generate steam and electricity. Gradually replacing natural gas with hydrogen reduces CO2 emissions from […]

Chemical company Borealis extracts steam and power from non-recyclable household waste

Chemical company Borealis and Bionerga, a specialist in recovering energy from waste, have started using the waste-to-energy factory Biostoom in Beringen. This new power station generates electricity and steam from the processing of non-recyclable household waste and then supplies them to Borealis in Beringen, which therefore has to use less natural gas as an energy […]

BASF Antwerp will switch completely to wind energy from 2023

BASF Antwerp will switch completely to wind energy for its electricity consumption from 2023. BASF and Vattenfall started in July 2021 with the construction of the largest offshore wind farm in the world ‘Hollandse Kust Zuid‘ with 140 wind turbines and a total capacity of 1.5 gigawatts. BASF has invested a total of 1.6 billion […]