On Friday, September 9, 2022, Advent Technologies Chairman and CEO Dr. Vasilis Gregoriou addressed an audience at the Southeast Europe Energy Forum 2022 in Thessaloniki, Greece, where he underlined green hydrogen’s vital role in driving forward global decarbonization.
Speaking on the panel,“ Southeast Europe: Green Energy Hub, Hydrogen Supply Corridors and Offshore Wind Power,” Dr. Gregoriou provided an overview of Advent’s recent large-scale accomplishments and discussed how hydrogen can close the energy gap by enhancing environmental protection and ensuring energy self-sufficiency. At the same time, he also discussed Advent’s key role in accelerating the clean energy transformation across Europe via the “Green HiPo” IPCEI Project.
The event was organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Greece, and in strategic partnership with the Atlantic Council and the Global Energy Institute of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The Southeast Europe Energy Forum 2022 brought together energy influencers from across Southeast Europe, the U.S., and Europe, to present and discuss the latest geopolitical developments, and the prospects of the energy sector in the wider region of Southeast Europe.
Additional speakers of the “Southeast Europe: Green Energy Hub, Hydrogen Supply Corridors and Offshore Wind Power” panel included Aristotelis Chantavas (Head of Europe, Enel Green Power; President, SolarPower Europe), Aristofanis Stefatos (CEO, Hellenic Hydrocarbons and Energy Resources Management Company), Nektaria Karakatsani (Advisor to the Minister of Environment and Energy) and Constantinos Papalucas (Coordinator, National Hydrogen Committee). The discussion was moderated by Spiros Papaefthimiou (President, HAEE; Professor, Technical University of Crete).
About Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc.
Advent Technologies Holdings, Inc. is a U.S. corporation that develops, manufactures, and assembles complete fuel cell systems as well as supplying customers with critical components for fuel cells in the renewable energy sector. Advent is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, with offices in California, Greece, Denmark, Germany, and the Philippines. With more than 150 patents issued, pending, and/or licensed for fuel cell technology, Advent holds the IP for next-generation HT-PEM that enables various fuels to function at high temperatures and under extreme conditions, conferring the virtues of a flexible fuel option for the automotive, aviation, defense, oil and gas, marine, and power generation sectors. For more information, visit www.advent.energy.