On 20 November 2014 during the annual meeting of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Committee on Sustainable Energy […]
BESTTo continue its effort and ensure rapid deployment of environmentally sound CCS, Bellona runs the Bellona Environmental CCS Team - BEST, a partnership with leading European energy and technology companies to accelerate the deployment of environmentally sound CCS, and to contribute significantly to make CCS a commercially available technology by 2020.
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Jonas Helseth is the Director of Bellona Europa, the EU policy office of the Bellona Foundation, and leads the foundation’s work on CCS. Helseth joined Bellona in 2010, coming from a position as Advisor to the Mission of Norway to the EU on energy and transport policies. He holds several leadership positions within the EU Technology Platform for CCS (Zero Emissions Platform, ZEP), chairing the Taskforces for Policy & Regulation and Bio-CCS respectively. Helseth also leads ZEP’s work on CCS in Energy-Intensive Industries (steel, cement, chemicals and refineries), a topic rapidly growing in political importance in Europe and globally.
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Bellona recognized early on that neither the environmental organizations nor the government alone could drive forward solutions to the environmental challenges we’re facing. We are dependent on the industry increasingly understanding the consequences of their presence, and Bellona is working hard for companies to be prepared to tackle the environmental challenges.
The ferroalloy industry works together with Bellona because both parties are working for an industrial production based on environment-friendly technologies.Jacob Steinmo, Board member, The Norwegian Ferroalloy Producers Research Association