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member companies ENERGY HUB

MANY STRENGTHS. MORE POWER.

An alliance for a better tomorrow: companies with locations and projects in the Jade Weser region have joined forces under the ENERGY HUB umbrella to set things in motion together. With the courage to break new ground. Combining expertise in a wide range of fi elds to not only look to the future but to lead the way – and establish sustainable solutions for the energy transition.

member companies

Amprion

AMPRION GMBH

2.700 employees
HEADQUARTERS: DORTMUND

Amprion GmbH operates an 11,000-kilometer extra-high-voltage grid that stretches from the North Sea to the Alps. The focus is on the stability and security of the grid as well as its continuous expansion in order to pave the way for a climate-neutral energy system. The company is also responsible for overarching tasks for the interconnected grids in Germany and Europe.

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ARCELOR MITTAL

9,000 employees in Germany, with approx. 1/3 in Bremen and Eisenhüttenstadt
HEADQUARTERS: LUXEMBOURG

The company is one of Germany’s largest steel manufacturers with a production volume of around seven million tonnes of crude steel in 2019. Arcelor Mittal supplies the automotive, constructionand packaging industries.

Avacon

AVACON

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BP

10,500 employees
HEADQUARTERS: HAMBURG

Global energy company with activities in Europe, North and South America, Australia, Asia and Africa. The company aims to be net zero by 2050. Since 2002, BP has operated its petrol stations in Germany under the Aral brand.

Engie

ENGIE

Approx. 5,000 employees in Germany
HEADQUARTERS: BERLIN

ENGIE’s portfolio comprises key services relevant to a sustainable energy future: from resource-saving energy generation with renewable energy to planning and building. The range also includes customised charging infrastructure solutions for electric mobility, green energy procurement and consumption optimisation.

EON

E.ON

72,000 employees, approx. 36,000 in Germany
HEADQUARTERS: ESSEN

E.ON focuses on two main lines of business: energy grids and customer solutions. With around 47 million customers that purchase power, gas or solutions for electric mobility, energy effi ciency and climate protection, the company plays a leading role when it comes to shaping a green, digital and distributed energy world.

Equinor

EQUINOR

Equinor ASA is an international energy company based in Norway and is represented in over 30 countries with around 22,000 employees. As a broad-based energy enterprise, Equinor is active in the fields of gas, oil, renewable energy, hydrogen, CO2 capture and offshore storage.

EWE

EWE

approx. 9,500 employees
HEADQUARTERS: OLDENBURG

Germany’s fi fth largest energy provider has various hydrogen projects, including HyCAV Mobil; HyWays; HyBit; HyFri; the Huntorf electrolyser; and a 320 MW electrolysis plant in Emden, and is planning hydrogen production facilities at power station scale.

Fairplay Towage Group

FAIRPLAY TOWAGE GROUP

437 employees
HEADQUARTERS: HAMBURG

Tugboat operator with subsidiaries that are engaged in ship repair and special steel construction for the offshore
industry, harbour towage and short sea shipping, the administration of property as well as towing and rescuing.

Friesen Elektra

FRIESEN ELEKTRA

10 employees
HEADQUARTERS: GÖDENS

Friesen Elektra has been generating renewable energy from a wind farm in the north of Germany since 1999. To achieve climate targets, the company plans to expand the Sande location to create a hybrid energy park.

Gasunie

GASUNIE

1,675 employees
HEADQUARTERS: GRONINGEN

This energy sector company operates a transmission system for natural gas with a total length of approx. 15,500 kilometres, predominantly in the Netherlands and Germany.

GEW

GEW

200 employees
HEADQUARTERS: WILHELMSHAVEN

Basic utility provider for power, natural gas, drinking water and heat as well as for energy-related services. Offers best possible security of supply.

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GLENCORE NORDENHAM

800 employees in Nordenham, 135,000 employees worldwide
HEADQUARTERS: SWITZERLAND (BAAR)

Glencore is the world’s largest diversified raw materials company and a key manufacturer and marketer of more than 60 responsibly sourced raw materials that advance our everyday lives. The companies within the Glencore Group include more than 150 mining and metallurgy locations as well as oil production plants.

HES International

HES INTERNATIONAL

HEADQUARTERS: ROTTERDAM

HES International B. V. is a private enterprise that engages in the processing and marketing of mineral oil as well as in the handling and storage of bulk products. The HES Wilhelmshaven tank terminal off ers a comprehensive industrial and rail infrastructure with a deep water quay. Today, the tank terminal has a capacity of around 1.3 million cbm for mineral oil products.

Ineos Inovyn

INEOS INOVYN

4,200 employees
HEADQUARTERS: LONDON, UK

INEOS Inovyn is a chemicals company with 15 Production locations in eight European countries. In November 2020 INEOS founded Hydrogen to develop capacities for green hydrogen in Europe and to support the aim for a carbonfree future. INEO Inovyn is Europe’s largest manufacturer of PVC (‘General Purpose and Speciality Vinyls’) chlorine, sodium hydroxide, caustic soda and various organic, chlorine derivatives.

IGNW

INGENIEURGESELLSCHAFT NORDWEST

334 employees
HEADQUARTERS: OLDENBURG

Ingenieurgesellschaft Nordwest is a full-service planner for demanding and complex projects in the fields of underground and structural engineering, civil engineering, mapping, water management, geoinformation, broadband expansion, mobility and infrastructure. The company operates 9 branches nationwide and a subsidiary in the TGA division based in Wilhelmshaven.

Kirchner Ingenieure

KIRCHNER INGENIEURE

160 employees
HEADQUARTERS: STADTHAGEN

This familyowned planning and engineering company operates 12 branches in the north of Germany. Its portfolio ranges from infrastructural planning to geosystems and broadband expansion to electric mobility.

Kooi

KOOI

250 employees, approx. 70 in Germany and Austria
HEADQUARTERS: DRACHTEN, NETHERLANDS

Kooi was founded in the Netherlands in 2010 and specialises in temporary mobile video surveillance and early fire detection. Over 6,000 Kooi cameras secure construction sites and many other properties in 22 European countries. With its own systems such as UFO and RED as well as alarm centres in the Netherlands, Germany and France, Kooi monitors these sites around the clock, 7 days a week, to effectively prevent property damage and financial losses as well as project delays.

Kronos

KRONOS

2,000 employees
HEADQUARTERS: DALLAS, US

KRONOS is a leading global producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments, or TiO2, a base industrial product used in a wide range of applications. We take pride in making the world brighter with the most effective whitening agent in the world – titanium dioxide (TiO2). TiO2 is a white pigment playing a key role in the production of paints and coatings, plastics, papers, fibers as well as in specialties such as cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, glass, and ceramics.

Net Zero H2

NET ZERO H2

25 employees
HEADQUARTERS: BITTERFELDWOLFEN

This limited liability company is in the course of formation.

N Ports

NIEDERSACHSEN PORTS

700 employees
HEADQUARTERS: OLDENBURG

Germany’s largest operator of public sea ports. Planning, development and maintenance of port facilities and areas, marketing of own commercial space and properties, traffic management and port security as well as port services for the shipping and port industries.

Nordfrost

NORDFROST

2,200 employees
HEADQUARTERS: SCHORTENS

NORDFROST is a logistics company for all temperature ranges and the market leader in the deepfreeze sector. NORDFROST focuses on transport and warehouse logistics with a Europewide distribution network; retail logistics and food processing; port logistics including general cargo and project transport with seaworthy packaging; and pharmaceutical logistics. With modern facilities at various German ports, including Germany’s only deep water port in Wilhelmshaven, NORDFROST off ers combined transports.

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NWKG

69 employees
HEADQUARTERS: WILHELMSHAVEN

The North-West Cavern Company (“Nord-West Kavernengesellschaft mbH”, NWKG), based in the port of Wilhelmshaven, is one of Europe’s largest cavern operators. In accordance with the Act on the Stockpiling of Petroleum (Erdölbevorratungsgesetz), NWKG stores around 15 million cubic metres of crude oil and mineral oil products as the operating company for the German National Petroleum Stockpiling Agency (“Erdölbevorratungsverband”, EBV).

NWO

NWO

150 employees
HEADQUARTERS: WILHELMSHAVEN

NorthWest Oil Pipelines (“NordWest Oelleitung GmbH, NWO”) operates an essential German hub for the handling, storage and transport of mineral oil in Wilhelmshaven. The NWO terminal in Wilhelmshaven will be converted into a central energy infrastructure hub for the import of lowcarbon hydrogen.

OGE

OPEN GRID EUROPE (OGE)

1,500 employees
HEADQUARTERS: ESSEN

Operator of the largest German gas transmission grid in Germany (12,000 km). We have the necessary infrastructure to transport natural gas today and green gases tomorrow.

Onyx

ONYX POWER

450 employees (90 in Wilhelmshaven)
HEADQUARTERS: ONYX GERMANY (BERLIN)

This European energy supplier provides a secure supply of power and heat, independent of the weather. Currently operates hard-coal-fired and biomass power stations at four locations in Germany and the Netherlands.

Orsted

ØRSTED

8,000 employees
HEADQUARTERS: FREDERICIA, DENMARK

The company plans, constructs and operates off shore and onshore wind farms, solar farms, energy storage facilities and plants for renewable hydrogen, e-fuels and biomass power stations. In Germany, Ørsted also works on projects to produce renewable hydrogen. According to Corporate Knights, Ørsted is one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies.

PKV

PAPIER- UND KARTONFABRIK VAREL

600 employees
HEADQUARTERS: VAREL

Varel Paper and Cardboard Factory (“Papier- und Kartonfabrik Varel”) produces ecofriendly packaging solutions. Thanks to its focus on paper and cardboard, the company is able to off er an extensive range of products at one of Europe’s largest locations within the industry with a production capacity of 930,000 tonnes.

Poner

PONER

HEADQUARTERS: HAGEN

Construction, service, repairs and reengineering of industrial plants in the following fields: petrochemicals and
refi neries; oil and gas; conventional and renewable energy; glass manufacture; and waste incineration.

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PPS

600 employees
HEADQUARTERS: QUAKENBRÜCK

PPS Pipeline Systems is a German-wide service provider in the field of long-distance pipeline and plant construction for energy providers and plant operators. The company’s range of services includes laying pipelines for all media, pressures and nominal diameters as well as electrical measurement and control technology.

Rhenus

RHENUS LOGISTICS

39,000 employees
HEADQUARTERS: HOLZWICKEDE

Global logistics service provider, represented at 1,120 locations. The company offers solutions along the entire supply chain, including multi-modal transport, storage, customs clearance and innovative value-added services.

RWE

RWE

18,246 employees
HEADQUARTERS: ESSEN

Generates energy from renewable energy as well as from conventional sources. Responsible for procurement and trade as well as marketing and emissions trading.

Salzgitter AG

SALZGITTER AG

24,000 employees worldwide
HEADQUARTERS: SALZGITTER

Salzgitter AG is one of the leading German steel and technology groups. As a pioneer within the circular economy, the company focuses on sustainable innovations and the transformation of products and processes in steel manufacture, trade and technology.

Storag Etzel

STORAG ETZEL

100 employees (total at Etzel location: 200)
HEADQUARTERS: FRIEDEBURG

One of Europe’s largest independent cavern storage companies, STORAG Etzel offers sustainable storage solutions for renowned energy companies. The company is also researching the conversion/repurposing of gas caverns to hydrogen within the H2CAST Etzel project.

Tennet

TENNET

2,097 employees
HEADQUARTERS: BAYREUTH

As a grid operator, TenneT provides a secure energy supply to more than 43 million end consumers and is building an almost 25,000 km long high-voltage and extra high-voltage grid in the Netherlands and Germany with 17 interconnectors.

TES

TES

100+ employees
HEADQUARTERS: WILHELMSHAVEN

Global supply of green hydrogen for current and future hydrogen users, in particular in the mobility, industry and energy fields in Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Canada and the United States.

Uniper

UNIPER

7,000 employees
HEADQUARTERS: DÜSSELDORF

The company ensures security of supply within Europe through power generation, energy trading and a broad gas portfolio. Uniper aims for its power generation to be carbon-neutral by 2035 and is active as a hydrogen pioneer along the entire value chain.

Volt H2

VOLT H2

25+ employees
HEADQUARTERS: BERGEN OP ZOOM, THE NETHERLANDS

Develops, constructs and operates green hydrogen electrolysis locations. VoltH2 has 2 locations with approval for 75 MW each and over 300 MW in the development phase.

Vynova

VYNOVA

1,250 employees (more than 365 at Wilhelmshaven location)
HEADQUARTERS: TESSENDERLO, BELGIUM

As Europe’s second largest manufacturer of suspension PVC (S-PVC), Vynova produces in one of Europe’s largest factories. Chlorine chemistry plays a tremendous role for Europe’s economy and enables the manufacture of numerous products.

Wintershall Dea

WINTERSHALL DEA

2,000 employees
HEADQUARTERS: KASSEL AND HAMBURG

Europe’s leading independent natural gas and oil company is involved along the entire E&P value chain. Wintershall DEA also engages in natural gas transport, with global activities and an upstream portfolio.

World Energy GH2

WORLD ENERGY GH2

World Energy GH2 Inc. is a renewable energy company in Newfoundland and Labrador partnering with World Energy LLC, one of the world's largest producers of green fuels. The consortium "Project Nujio'qonik" is working on a cost-effective plant to produce green hydrogen/ammonia from 3 gigawatts of wind energy to become Canada's first commercial producer in one of the best wind regions in the world.

associated members

AWV

AWV

HEADQUARTERS: WILHELMSHAVEN

Employer and trade union association AWV Jade e.V. has represented the economic interests of the Jade economic region since 1919. With Nordmetall, AGV Nord and nordwindaktiv, the association represents 385 member companies and 45,000 employees in Wilhelmshaven and the Frisia and Wittmund counties.

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EMPLOYMENT AGENCY FOR OLDENBURG AND WILHELMSHAVEN

270 employees
MAIN AGENCY: OLDENBURG

As the largest service provider on the job market, the Employment Agency supports people in the region with regard to studies, employment and training and development. The agency also helps companies fill vacant positions, find trainees and apprentices and fund internal development measures.

DLR

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e. V. (DLR) – Institute of Networked Energy Systems

approx. 200 employees
HEADQUARTERS: OLDENBURG

DLR develops technologies and concepts for the future energy supply based on renewable energies. The focus is on designing stable and efficient energy systems from weather-dependent, decentralised generation. The institute is dedicated to system-oriented issues relating to the intelligent and efficient linking of the electricity, heating and transport sectors.

Fraunhofer IST

FRAUNHOFER IST

305 employees
HEADQUARTERS: BRAUNSCHWEIG

The Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin Films IST in Braunschweig offers application-oriented
research and development to industrialise new technologies. The institute focuses on recyclable energy storage and
sustainable factory systems.

Horvath

HORVÁTH

More than 1,300 employees
HEADQUARTERS: STUTTGART

Horváth is an internationally active, independent management consultancy with more than 1,300 employees at its offices in Europe, the USA and other global markets. We stand for a profound understanding of the industry and the highest level of expertise in all corporate functions – with a focus on performance management and transformation.

Jade HS

JADE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

650 employees
HEADQUARTERS: WILHELMSHAVEN

The founding of the Institute for a Sustainable Energy Supply in 2020 has strengthened application-oriented research on the energy sector. The university’s hydrogen research covers business economic, engineering economic and political economic aspects along the entire value chain.

IHK

OLDENBURGISCHE IHK

HEADQUARTERS: OLDENBURG

As a service provider for around 70,000 companies in the Oldenburg Land region, the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (“Industrieund Handelskammer”, IHK) has a legal mandate to represent the political interests of our member businesses vis à vis the state and politics. We aim to improve framework conditions for regional businesses.

OOWV

OOWV

911 employees
HEADQUARTERS: BRAKE

The Water Board for Oldenburg and East Frisia (“Oldenburgisch-Ostfriesischer Wasserverband”, OOWV) supplies consumers within the area with drinking water and is responsible for wastewater treatment. Public corporation in accordance with the Water Board Act on a not-for-profit basis.

WHV

WILHELMSHAVENER HAFENWIRTSCHAFTS-VEREINIGUNG E.V.

HEADQUARTERS: WILHELMSHAVEN

As the region's maritime business development organisation, WHV e.V. has been successfully pooling the interests of companies and service providers associated with port activities since 1985 and representing them in dealings with politicians, businesses and various other institutions. Diverse contacts at all levels of European, federal, state and regional politics as well as with representatives of the international port industry form the core of its success.