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Topsoe enters agreement with Steeper Energy to introduce complete waste-to-biofuel solution
Topsoe and Steeper Energy (Steeper) sign a global licensing agreement for Steeper’s Hydrofaction™ technology, enabling Topsoe to offer a complete waste-to-fuel solution The...
January 26, 2023
5 minute read
Topsoe signs agreement on first commercial size dynamic green ammonia plant in China
Topsoe has been chosen by Mintal Hydrogen Energy Technology (Mintal Hydrogen) as technology provider for a new green ammonia plant in Baotou, Inner Mongolia, China The new...
January 19, 2023
7 minute read
Topsoe and Fidelis New Energy form Carbon Neutral Hydrogen Technology Alliance
Topsoe A/S (“Topsoe”) and Fidelis New Energy, LLC (”Fidelis”) have entered into a global alliance for technology used for producing carbon neutral hydrogen. The alliance...
January 10, 2023
6 minute read
Topsoe awarded EcoVadis Platinum rating
Topsoe ranks in the top 1% of EcoVadis sustainability rating, receiving a Platinum rating. The Platinum rating is the highest possible rating and reflects Topsoe’s progress...
December 21, 2022
5 minute read
Topsoe is technology partner in Europe’s largest green fuel-project for shipping – final investment decision taken by project-owner Ørsted
Ørsted takes final investment decision to build Europe’s largest production facility, FlagshipONE, for green fuel for the shipping industry Topsoe will provide Engineering,...
December 20, 2022
5 minute read
Topsoe technology chosen for industrial scale low carbon ammonia project in Louisiana, USA
Topsoe has been chosen by Ascension Clean Energy (ACE), a joint venture project led by Clean Hydrogen Works (CHW) for its planned world-scale low carbon ammonia plant The...
December 19, 2022
7 minute read
Topsoe supports SGP BioEnergy in renewable fuels production in Panama
SGP BioEnergy to build Latin America’s largest renewable fuels plant with two units in Colon and Balboa, Panama to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and renewable...
October 31, 2022
8 minute read
Topsoe chosen to support Federated Co-operatives Limited in establishing renewable diesel production in Saskatchewan, Canada
Topsoe, a global leader in carbon emission reduction technologies, has been selected by Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) to officially support the production of...
October 26, 2022
6 minute read
Topsoe to support first sustainable aviation fuel-production in Brazil
Brasil BioFuels will build a new biorefinery to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and second generation biofuel. Topsoe has been selected to support the production...
October 19, 2022
4 minute read
Danish Power-to-X partnership breaks ground on first of its kind green ammonia project
 Danish partnership comprising, Topsoe, Skovgaard Energy, and Vestas has reached a milestone. Today, the partners officially started construction of the demonstration plant...
October 5, 2022
8 minute read
Topsoe and WWF Denmark support Climate and green Jobs Project in Uganda
Through the partnership, Topsoe and WWF Denmark will support the Climate and Green Jobs Project in the Rwenzori Mountains National Park (RMNP), Uganda. The project aims to...
October 3, 2022
4 minute read
HIF Global partners with technology supplier Topsoe for eFuels facility in Texas
Topsoe, a global leader in carbon emission reduction technologies, will deliver technology to HIF Global’s (HIF) planned eFuels facility in Texas. The plant will produce...
September 22, 2022
4 minute read
Topsoe increases climate commitment by setting ambitious, industry-leading Net-Zero targets
Topsoe commits to net zero by 2040 in line with the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) Net-Zero Standard Follows Topsoe’s announcements earlier this year, to achieve...
September 20, 2022
7 minute read
Topsoe and First Ammonia launch zero emission ammonia production with the world’s largest reservation of electrolyzer capacity
Topsoe and First Ammonia signed a 5GW launch company agreement for the reservation of first-of-a-kind, industrial-scale, solid oxide electrolyzer cells (SOEC) to produce...
September 14, 2022
7 minute read
Changes to Topsoe’s Senior Leadership Team
Chief Communications & Brand Officer and member of Topsoe’s Senior Leadership Team, Kristine Ahrensbach, leaves Topsoe. Kristine Ahrensbach joined Topsoe in 2014 and was also...
September 2, 2022
2 minute read
Topsoe confirms final investment decision for construction of world’s largest SOEC electrolyzer plant
The Board of Topsoe has now taken final investment decision (FID) to begin construction of the world’s largest SOEC electrolyzer manufacturing plant in Herning, Denmark. ...
September 1, 2022
5 minute read
First half year: Strong revenue growth in challenging environment underlines Topsoe’s position as a leader in the energy transition
Revenue increased by 10% to DKK 3,210 million driven by strong demand for Topsoe’s energy transition solutions. Growth was 5% in fixed currencies. During the first half...
August 25, 2022
9 minute read
Topsoe appoints two new members of Senior Leadership Team: Head of Power-to-X division and COO
Topsoe appoints Kim Saaby Hedegaard as new Executive Vice President, Power-to-X. Kim Hedegaard has served as interim Head of Power-to-X since May 2022. Before that, he held...
August 24, 2022
3 minute read
Morten Holm Christiansen becomes interim CFO at Topsoe
Topsoe appoints Morten Holm Christiansen to interim CFO as Philip Eickhoff returns to the healthcare industry.
August 18, 2022
2 minute read
Topsoe increases prices on catalysts due to escalating raw material and energy prices
As a result of the increasing cost of natural gas, electricity, and several key commodity chemicals used in our catalyst production process, Topsoe will have to increase...
August 17, 2022
2 minute read
What the US Inflation Reduction Act means for climate
Global headlines have been rife the past week with the signing of the American Inflation Reduction Act. The bill is the largest climate package in US history and is expected...
August 12, 2022
4 minute read
Topsoe joins Circular Industrial Plastics initiative - will increase plastic recycling by 20%
The newly formed partnership, Circular Industrial Plastics, which consists of large Danish companies, commits to increase recycling of industrial plastics by at least 20%...
August 11, 2022
9 minute read
Plastic types and their challenges
The merits of plastic are well known: it is versatile, durable, cheap, light, and strong. However, its impact on the environment is also evident in our oceans, our landfills,...
July 6, 2022
5 minute read
Topsoe receives public funding for scaling up Power-to-X solutions
The Danish Board of Business Development (Danmarks Erhvervsfremmebestyrelse) is granting up to DKK 88,8 million to a partnership between Topsoe, Denmark’s Technical...
June 23, 2022
12 minute read
Topsoe technology to reduce customers’ greenhouse gas emissions by 12 million tonnes in 2022
Topsoe’s technologies are set to reduce its customers’ greenhouse gas emissions by 12 million tonnes in 2022 alone. These reductions will not be one-offs but ongoing for the...
June 17, 2022
4 minute read
Topsoe technology to support Cresta’s renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel production in Canada
Cresta Funds Management (Cresta) has chosen Topsoe’s HydroFlexTM solution for revamping the Braya Renewable Fuels refinery (Braya) in Newfoundland, Canada. The refinery will...
May 31, 2022
4 minute read
How refineries can play a leading role in the circular economy
If you asked the public who could lead us into a new, sustainable era, refineries may not be their first answer. But looked at another way, maybe they should be. ...
May 25, 2022
5 minute read
Topsoe to build world’s largest electrolyzer manufacturing facility to accelerate Power-to-X capacity
Topsoe will build the world’s most advanced industrial scale electrolyzer manufacturing plant to meet society’s need for Power-to-X solutions. Topsoe’s ambition is to speed...
May 23, 2022
6 minute read
Topsoe signs joint declaration: Ramping up manufacturing of electrolyzers to boost renewable hydrogen production in the EU
May 9, 2022
5 minute read
Change in Topsoe Senior Leadership Team
Chokri Mousaoui, Executive Vice President of Power-to-X leaves Topsoe to pursue other opportunities.  
May 5, 2022
3 minute read
Topsoe exiting Russia and Belarus
Topsoe is closing down its operations in Russia and Belarus including its office in Moscow. The close down follows Topsoe’s earlier decision to make a full stop for all new...
April 29, 2022
3 minute read
A clearer picture: what does legislation mean for chemical recycling?
“Plastic waste must be tackled for the sake of all life in the ocean.” – David Attenborough, biologist, natural historian, and author. Something must be done to solve the...
April 26, 2022
6 minute read
Topsoe supports new production of sustainable aviation fuel and renewable diesel in Ontario, Canada
Refuel Energy chooses Topsoe solution for renewable fuel facility. The facility will be built in Ontario, Canada, and will have a capacity of 3000 barrels per day. The...
April 20, 2022
4 minute read
Haldor Topsoe is now Topsoe
The world is changing, and so are we. Today, the biggest global challenge is climate change, and we have made it our vision to become recognized as the global leader in...
April 8, 2022
2 minute read
Topsoe will increase prices on catalysts due to escalating raw material and energy prices
As a result of the increasing raw material price of nonferrous metals, natural gas, electricity and other key raw materials used in our catalyst production process, Topsoe...
March 17, 2022
1 minute read
Solid financial results in 2021. Topsoe decarbonization solutions in high demand.
Revenue increased by 1% to DKK 6,225 million in line with the guidance we provided at the beginning of the year. Strong demand for Topsoe’s renewable fuels solutions offset...
March 7, 2022
10 minute read
Topsoe appoints new Chief Commercial Officer
Topsoe has appointed Elena Scaltritti as new Chief Commercial Officer. She takes on her new position no later than July 1, 2022. Elena Scaltritti comes from a similar...
February 14, 2022
2 minute read
Haldor Topsoe and Acron sign memorandum of understanding to develop green technologies
Haldor Topsoe and Acron Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the purpose of jointly working within green technologies area. The MoU includes...
February 7, 2022
4 minute read
Haldor Topsoe becomes member of Hydrogen Council to promote green hydrogen solutions
The Hydrogen Council is an ideal platform for enabling the energy transition through partnerships. Topsoe membership of Hydrogen Council will accelerate Power-to-X solutions...
January 26, 2022
4 minute read
Haldor Topsoe to support Indaba Renewable Fuels’ production of sustainable aviation fuel
Indaba Renewable Fuels (Indaba) will build two greenfield refineries in California and Missouri to produce Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) utilizing Topsoe’sHydroFlex™...
January 14, 2022
4 minute read
Haldor Topsoe signs €45 million funding deal with European Investment Bank to drive green energy transition
Haldor Topsoe AS signs €45 million loan agreement with European Investment Bank to support research into innovative green hydrogen technologies that can lead to carbon...
January 10, 2022
6 minute read
Naphtha: The unknown G2L™ byproduct in rising demand
Like most other industries, the chemical business is under increasing pressure to adopt more environmentally sustainable solutions. A key component in this transition is a...
January 4, 2022
8 minute read
Haldor Topsoe to divest its shares in Faradion
Together with other shareholders, Topsoe will divest its c. 16% ownership share in Faradion Limited to Reliance New Energy Solar Limited. Topsoe will continue its work...
December 31, 2021
3 minute read
DCM Shriram Ltd chooses Topsoe’s ClearView™ solution for digitalizing its ammonia facility at Kota, India
Shriram Fertilizers & Chemicals (SFC), a unit of DCM Shriram Ltd., will use Topsoe’s ClearViewTM solution for digitalizing its ammonia plant. The digital platform will...
December 2, 2021
4 minute read
A clear path: Meet market demands for synthetic jet fuel and diesel with G2L™
The demand for more environmentally sustainable fuels is rising globally. While several technical, infrastructural, and legislative challenges remain to be solved before most...
November 23, 2021
11 minute read
Save the Children and Haldor Topsoe help children in Mali fight the impacts of climate change
Topsoe and Save the Children will through education protect 18.000 children of Mali from the consequences of climate change. The project is called The Green School Project. ...
November 20, 2021
5 minute read
Haldor Topsoe and Green Fuel enter into a Memorandum of Understanding to develop scalable technologies for green ammonia
Green Fuel and Haldor Topsoe have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which will see the companies partnering to identify efficient and scalable technologies for the...
November 17, 2021
4 minute read
Haldor Topsoe and Hyundai Oilbank sign Memorandum of Understanding to develop green energy solutions
Hyundai Oilbank and Topsoe will jointly seek to identify opportunities within blue and green hydrogen, waste plastic recycling, bio-refinery, eFuels, CCUS (carbon capture,...
November 8, 2021
4 minute read
How G2L™ emerged as the leading solution for natural gas monetization
After 20 years of developing, building, servicing, and finetuning, our G2L™ technology solution stands out as a reliable and profitable investment in the natural gas space....
October 26, 2021
11 minute read
Haldor Topsoe to deliver Blue Ammonia technology for Air Products’ landmark $4.5 billion clean energy complex in Louisiana, USA
The facility will be built in Ascension Parish, Louisiana US, by Air Products and will expectedly be operational in 2026. The facility will avoid the emission of over five...
October 18, 2021
3 minute read
Topsoe puts demonstration plant into operation for production of sustainable Methanol from biogas - Significant global carbon emission reduction potential.
With the demonstration plant, Topsoe will validate its electrified technology for cost-competitive production of sustainable Methanol from biogas as well as other...
October 14, 2021
5 minute read
Partnership between Dow and Haldor Topsoe will turn waste plastics into circular plastics
About 300 million tons of plastic waste is produced every year on a global scale. The partnership between Dow and Topsoe marks a new initiative to efficiently convert waste...
October 12, 2021
5 minute read
Arbor Renewable Gas chooses Topsoe’s TIGAS™ technology for renewable gasoline
Arbor Renewable Gas, LLC (Arbor Gas) will use Topsoe’s TIGASTM technology for producing renewable gasoline at a new facility in the Gulf Coast region. The facility will...
September 2, 2021
4 minute read
Calumet chooses Haldor Topsoe for renewable diesel project in Pacific Northwest
Revamp of Calumet’s existing hydrocracker In Great Falls, Montana refinery to utilize Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlexTM solution to produce 12,000 barrels per day of renewable...
August 31, 2021
3 minute read
First half year: Financial results in line with guidance despite continued impact from COVID-19 pandemic
First half year with solid increase in earnings (EBIT before special items) going up 8% to DKK 525 million compared to the first half of 2020. Revenue decreased by 9% to DKK...
August 26, 2021
8 minute read
Price increase for Haldor Topsoe’s sulfuric acid catalysts
Haldor Topsoe increases prices for sulfuric acid catalysts with 0.25 euro per liter. The increase is driven by a substantial increase in the price of vanadium, which is a...
August 12, 2021
2 minute read
Change in Haldor Topsoe's Senior Leadership Team
Chief Commercial Officer Amy Hebert leaves Topsoe.
August 11, 2021
2 minute read
Topsoe HydroFlex™ being used in renewable diesel production at Phillips 66 refinery
In April, production of renewable diesel at Phillips 66’s refinery in Rodeo, California, began, and Phillips 66 now reports successful start-up at the 9,000 barrels-per-day...
August 10, 2021
2 minute read
Haldor Topsoe HydroFlex™ technology results in successful test run at Marathon Petroleum Corp. facility producing 100% renewable diesel
Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ technology has been used at the Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) renewable diesel facility in North Dakota, United States, exceeding all process guarantees.
August 5, 2021
2 minute read
Haldor Topsoe and Yanchang form joint venture and build methanol catalyst facility in China
Haldor Topsoe and Shaanxi Yanchang Petroleum (Group) Co., Ltd. (Yanchang) form a joint venture with the aim of delivering locally produced MK-151+ methanol synthesis...
July 28, 2021
3 minute read
Air Products chooses Haldor Topsoe’s low-carbon SynCOR™ technology for world-scale net-zero hydrogen energy complex in Canada
Topsoe’s SynCOR™ technology will enable capture of over 95 percent of CO2 emissions from the production of blue hydrogen from natural gas for the recently announced Air...
July 22, 2021
6 minute read
Danish green ammonia-partnership receives support from the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP)
The Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) awards 81 million. DKK (app. 11 million EUR) to the green ammonia project managed by the three...
June 25, 2021
7 minute read
Covenant Energy chooses Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ and H2bridge™ solution to produce renewable diesel with low carbon footprint
Covenant Energy Ltd. (Covenant Energy) has chosen Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ renewable fuel technology to produce clean diesel from vegetable oil. The 6,500 barrels-per-day...
June 17, 2021
4 minute read
Haldor Topsoe establishes focused green hydrogen organization to accelerate electrolysis business
The new green hydrogen organization is fully dedicated to accelerating all aspects of Topsoe’s business within electrolysis, including development of high-performance...
June 1, 2021
6 minute read
Haldor Topsoe and Preem achieve 85% co-processing of renewable feedstock
Haldor Topsoe has revamped Preem’s renewable hydrotreater unit at their refinery in Gothenburg, Sweden. The hydrotreater is now able to co-process 85% renewable feedstock...
May 25, 2021
5 minute read
Haldor Topsoe digital solution, ClearView™, is now operational at Fatima’s ammonia plant
The connected service solution, ClearView™, offers a digital twin for the Pakistani company Fatima’s ammonia plant to improve productivity and uptime. ClearView™ enables a...
May 18, 2021
4 minute read
Haldor Topsoe to discuss innovation to combat climate change at high-level meeting with US delegation
Monday, a delegation from the US Department of State will meet with a select group of Danish business leaders to discuss Denmark’s contribution to the green energy...
May 16, 2021
3 minute read
Seaboard Energy has chosen Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ technology to produce renewable diesel
Seaboard Energy has chosen Haldor Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ renewable fuel technology to produce extremely clean renewable diesel from tallow and soybean oil. The 6,500...
May 14, 2021
3 minute read
Shchekinoazot and Haldor Topsoe sign an MoU to jointly discover opportunities for CO2 emission reduction
Haldor Topsoe and Shchekinoazot have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the objective to reduce the carbon footprint of Shchekinoazot’s existing and future...
April 29, 2021
4 minute read
Acron and Haldor Topsoe complete the ammonia unit revamp project to increase the capacity up to 2500 MTPD
Launched in 2016, Acron PJSC’s (Acron) Ammonia-4 plant is now working with a capacity of over 2500 metric tons per day (MTPD) after a revamp and successfully passed...
April 27, 2021
4 minute read
Nacero selects Topsoe’s TIGAS™ technology, significantly reducing lifecycle carbon footprint of gasoline production
Nacero has licensed Topsoe TIGAS™ technology for its multi-billion USD natural-gas-to-gasoline facility in Penwell, Texas to produce 100,000 barrels per day of gasoline...
April 22, 2021
5 minute read
Tidewater chooses Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ and H2bridge™ technologies for renewable diesel production
Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. (Tidewater) will utilize Topsoe’s HydroFlex™ and H2bridge™ technologies to produce approximately 3,000 barrels per day of...
April 15, 2021
3 minute read
Haldor Topsoe and Aquamarine enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the purpose of building a green ammonia facility based on SOEC electrolysis
Haldor Topsoe and AQM Capital LLC (Aquamarine) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the purpose of building a green ammonia facility. The facility is...
March 18, 2021
4 minute read
Haldor Topsoe to build large-scale SOEC electrolyzer manufacturing facility to meet customer needs for green hydrogen production
Topsoe will invest in a manufacturing facility producing highly efficient solid oxide electrolyzers (SOEC) with a total capacity of 500 megawatt per year with the option to...
March 4, 2021
6 minute read
Haldor Topsoe commits to the Science Based Targets initiative and sets short-term targets to reduce carbon emissions
As part of a plan to address climate change, Topsoe commits to setting ambitious carbon emission reduction targets in line with climate science. Topsoe will set long-term...
February 22, 2021
4 minute read
Haldor Topsoe donates 1 million DKK to children through UNICEF’s COVID-19 support
As a Global COVID-19 Emergency Partner to UNICEF, Haldor Topsoe supports vulnerable children who are severely impacted by COVID-19. Haldor Topsoe donates 1 million Danish...
February 9, 2021
3 minute read
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