Höganäs inaugurated a 30,000 m2 solar park

 Höganäs, global specialist in metal powders, primarily for the automotive industry, inaugurated a 5.961 MW solar park at its Ath site in September 2021.   The 30,000 m2 of photovoltaic panels will meet 20% of the site’s needs, equating to an annual saving of 961.450 tonnes of CO2. This project makes a good contribution to the Swedish […]

Avery Dennison greens production process with largest industrial solar mirror park in Europe

Adhesive manufacturer Avery Dennison Performance Tapes is planning the largest industrial installation for solar parabolas in Europe in Turnhout. In collaboration with the Belgian energy company Azteq, the solar mirror park of almost 6,000 m² will provide renewable solar energy for the drying ovens in the production process. Previously, sector companies ADPO in Antwerp and […]

Air Liquide starts up next-generation hydrogen unit at Covestro

Air Liquide has commissioned a hydrogen factory of the latest generation at chemical company Covestro in the port of Antwerp, with an investment of 82 million euros. Hydrogen production is done with better energy efficiency and lower CO2 emissions. What makes this so-called SMR-X plant so special — compared to a traditional SMR (Steam Methane […]

Residual heat from Agfa-Gevaert heats 300 houses in new residential area

With the residual heat from industrial processes, Agfa-Gevaert will provide heating and hot water to some 300 homes in a nearby residential area. The heating network Warmte Verzilverd (‘Heat Silver Plated’) at the Minerve site in Edegem and Mortsel is a first for the province of Antwerp. It is the first heat network to use […]

Borealis and Qpinch break new ground with revolutionary heat recovery technology

Testing a revolutionary technology to recover more heat and emit less CO2 in complex chemical processes. To this end, the international chemical company Borealis and the Belgian start-up Qpinch have started a demo installation in Zwijndrecht. It is the first commercial-scale application of this kind of technology. If the scale-up is successful, Borealis also wants […]

KRONOS EUROPE invests: more heat recovery, fewer CO2 emissions

KRONOS EUROPE in Ghent has commissioned a new heat recovery installation. It represents an investment of more than 12 million euros. With residual heat from the production process, steam is produced, which in turn is reused in the process. The installation generates significant annual savings in terms of energy consumption and CO2 emissions. KRONOS EUROPE […]