Can you imagine a glass furnace that recovers and utilizes all waste gas heat? Utilizing hydrogen generation as a heat recovery vector for glass industry, towards a zero carbon footprint of the glass industry
Mitigating glass industry's impact on climate change A crystalline future for the glass industry
  • START

    06/01/2020

  • END

    11/30/2023

  • DAYS REMANING

    723

  1. 1. Mock-up design

  2. 2. Mock-up procurement & construction

  3. 3.
    • Mock-up testing
    • Selection of the plant for pilot installation
    • Pilot system design
    • Catalyst preparation and testing

  4. 4. Catalyst scale up

  5. 5.
    • Pilot system construction
    • Pilot system tests in real environment
    • SMR Module test works
    • Market analysis
    • Assessment of potential applications in non-glass sectors

  6. 6.
    • Final system design
    • Business plan/exploitation plan incl. IPR
    • Monitoring project performance (LIFE Key indicators)
    • Environmental and socio-economic impact analysis

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The project goal Increasing the sustainability of glass production by significantly lowering gas consumption and therefore CO2 emission.

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StaraGlass
KT Kinetics Technology
JM Johnson Matthey
SSV Stazione Sperimentale del Vetro
Universita di Genova
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