Three celebrations in one


– 12 June 2017 at Kjelhuset, NTNU in Trondheim

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09:00 – 10:00: Registration and coffee in Kjelhuset

10:00 – 11:05: Main event: Energy laboratories for the future

NTNU and SINTEF provide for the Green Transition, with excellent laboratories
Gunnar Bovim, Rector of NTNU
Inge Gran, President for SINTEF Energy Research

Norway as host for ECCSEL ERIC and the importance of research infrastructure
Wolfgang Burtscher, Deputy Director-General of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Research & Innovation

Official handover of the ECCSEL ERIC plate

Possibilities and challenges for the Green Transition
Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde, State Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy,

Carbon Capture and Storage possibilities and ECCSEL. What is new within CCS research?
Sverre Quale, ECCSEL project director

The Waterpower laboratory's significance for the Norwegian society now and in the future
Oluf Ulseth, Chief Executive of Energy Norway

11:05 - 11:20 - Pause (parallell session A walks to Thermal Energy laboratories)

Parallel session A

Thermal Energy laboratory

11:20 – 12:30: Opening ceremony in the renewed Thermal Energy laboratories with guided tour

12:30 – 13.30: Lunch in Kjelhuset

Parallel session B (in Norwegian)

11:20 - 12:30: The Waterpower laboratory: then and now

Norwegian Research Centre for Hydropower Technology (HydroCen)
Hege Brende, Centre Director FME HydroCen

100 years with the Waterpower Laboratory
Professor Emeritus Arne Kjølle, Professor Emeritus Hermod Brekke and Professor Torbjørn K. Nielsen.

The future of the Waterpower Laboratory
Professor Ole Gunnar Dahlhaug

12:25 - 13:25: Lunch in Kjelhuset

Waterpower laboratory

13:25 - 15:00: Explore the facilities and research in the Waterpower laboratory

  • Francis and Pelton turbine rigs
  • Nepal cooperation
  • HiFrancis project