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
  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

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    • 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.


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