Launching the first cross-border hydrogen infrastructure in the Bothnian Bay region – 22 April 2022

We proudly invite you to take the first steps on a pioneering cross-border hydrogen infrastructure initiative in the Bothnian Bay region with us. The collaborative project will accelerate the energy transition and green industrialization, support regional economic development, and enable an independent energy future for Europe.

The virtual launch event will be held simultaneously in Finland and Sweden on April 22, at 12.00-14.00 (EEST) in the spirit of good cooperation between the two countries. High-level representatives from Finland and Sweden as well as influencers in the energy sector will join us in the event. The event is held in English and Finnish.


Welcoming speech

Olli Sipilä, CEO, Gasgrid Finland
Hans Kreisel, CEO, Nordion Energi


Khashayar Farmanbar, Minister for Energy and Digital Development of Sweden


Mika Lintilä, Minister of Economic Affairs of Finland

Reveal of the initiative

Sara Kärki, Head of Strategic Analysis and RDI, Gasgrid Finland
Igor Vlassiouk, Director Strategy and Corporate Development, Nordion Energi

Gasgrid Finland Stage (FI)

Saara Kujala, CEO, Ren-Gas
Risto Murto, CEO, Varma
Paula Erkkilä, CEO, Ostrobothnia Chamber of Commerce
Jussi Jyrinsalo, Senior Vice President, Fingrid

Nordion Energi Stage (SWE)

The next step in green industrialization – what is in focus?
Anders Sundström, Chairman of the Board of Nordion Energi

Panel discussion: What role will hydrogen play for the industry’s green value chains?
Hillevi Priscar, Country Manager Sweden, OX2
Staffan Sandblom, Head of Nordic Hydrogen Development, Fortum-Uniper
Hans Kreisel, CEO Nordion Energi
Panel discussion led by moderator Mia Odabas

Questions and answers
Anders Sundström, Chairman of the Board of Nordion Energi

Summary and conclusion
Hans Kreisel, CEO Nordion Energi


Yours sincerely,
Olli Sipilä, CEO of Gasgrid Finland and Hans Kreisel, CEO of Nordion Energi