Change of CFO at Synhelion
Synhelion’s CFO, Mirjana Blume, will leave the company in April 2024 at her own request. Much to our regret, Mirjana has concluded that given the rapid development of the company she would not be able to devote the necessary time to this increasingly time-consuming mandate alongside her other pre-existing business and personal commitments.
Synhelion selected as Top Innovator by the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) innovation platform UpLink
Synhelion took part in the Sustainable Aviation Challenge of UpLink, the open innovation platform of the World Economic Forum, and has been selected as Top Innovator.
An alternative to fossil fuels made from CO2, water and sunlight
Global demand for both oil and gas is set to peak by 2030, according to the latest International Energy Agency (IEA) projections. If governments act to reach Net Zero emissions by mid-century, which is necessary to keep the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 °C within reach, oil and gas use would decline by more than 75% by 2050.
The future is bright for turning sunlight into sustainable jet fuel
Bloomberg’s article highlights the huge potential of SAF to decarbonize aviation. To achieve a successful energy transition, SAF technologies must be scaled now, supported by strategic partnerships and investments. The article also covers the strategic partnership of Lufthansa Group, Swiss International Air Lines, and Synhelion.
EU-funded project SUN-to-LIQUID II launches
On November 1, 2023, the SUN-to-LIQUID II research project was launched. This initiative will demonstrate the scalability and high efficiency of producing sustainable synthetic fuel from CO2, water, and sunlight.
Synhelion becomes part of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Innovators Community
As of September 1, Synhelion has joined the WEF’s Global Innovators Community. The Global Innovators Community is an invitation-only group of the world’s most promising start-ups and scale-ups that are at the forefront of ethical technological and business model innovation.
Building Green: New technologies to create less polluting cement
Roughly 7% of all carbon emissions come from cement production, and with populations rising, more buildings are going to be needed. The industry is looking to improve sustainability in cement production.
Synhelion and CEMEX make further progress toward the world’s first fully solar-powered cement plant
Synhelion and Cemex announced today a significant milestone in their joint effort to develop fully
solar-driven cement production: the scaling of their technology to industrially-viable levels. This
includes the continuous production of clinker, the most energy-intensive part of cement
manufacturing, using only solar heat.