Thursday June 212012

Torrefaction workshop : 

Market Implementation of
a new Solid Biofuel and its midterm Prospects

European Biomass Conference and Exhibition
Milan, Italy

The workshop presented and discussed the development of the torrefaction technology and its market implementation. It provided an overview about the first steps towards an industrial scale fuel production and the connected on-going research activities to provide appropriate technologies, including suitable densification processes. The workshop showed developments and experiences from both from Europe and North America.

Presentations can be downloaded below

Start

Topic

Speaker

Organisation

13:30

Scientific and technical development of Torrefaction and the contribution of SECTOR

Anders Nordin

Umeň Universitet, Sweden

14:05

Torrefaction by ECN

Robin Zwart/
Jaap Kiel

ECN, The Netherlands

14:30

Torrefaction by Topell

Robin Post van der Burg

Topell, The Netherlands

15:05

coffee break

   

15:25

Densification Concepts

Jonas Dahl

DTI, Denmark

15:50

Industrial technology process development for torrefied materials - ACB technology

Klaus Trattner

Andritz, Austria

16:25

Developments in North America

Shahab Skhansanj

UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering, Canada

17:00

Final Remarks and SECTOR outlook

Anders Nordin

Umeň Universitet, Sweden

17:10

Closing

   

The workshop is organized jointly by DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum GmbH (coordinator of SECTOR) and IEA Bioenergy Task 32.