LCI hydrogen summit

22 May, 2024

The ECCT’s Low Carbon Initiative (LCI) was the co-organiser of the 2024 Europe-Taiwan Forum on Environment and Science Hydrogen Summit, together with the European Union Centre in Taiwan (EUTW). The event was arranged to explore the role of hydrogen in Taiwan’s future energy mix. Read the full event report.


At the event, opening remarks were made by Wu Chih-wei, Deputy Director-General of the Energy Administration, under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (EA, MOEA, 經濟部能源署副署長 吳志偉); Dr Adrian Rauchfleisch, Deputy Director General of EUTW (臺灣歐盟中心副主任 劉好迪) and ECCT LCI Chair Henry Chang. This was followed by presentation by Wu Chih-wei and three ECCT members, namely, Olivier Letessier, President of Air Liquide Far Eastern; Thomas Ringmann, Director of Business Development for Siemens Energy and Laurent Chevalier, Taiwan Country Chair & General Representative of Gas, Renewables & Power for TotalEnergies. The event was concluded with a panel discussion moderated by Dr Lee Lou-chuang, Academician in the Institute of Earth Sciences at Academia Sinica (中央研究院地球科學研究所院士 李羅權).

In his presentation EA DDG Wu spoke about the government’s goals and plans for hydrogen development and deployment in Taiwan.


In his presentation, Olivier Letessier highlighted his company’s role in developing hydrogen energy technologies and infrastructure.


In his presentation, Thomas Ringmann highlighted some of Siemens Energy’s hydrogen initiatives.


In his presentation, Laurent Chevalier cited his company’s 100-year history and aims to transition from a top 5 global oil and gas company to a top 5 electric company.

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