Monday, 20 October 2008

Eden Rembrandt Square hotel, Amstelstraat 17, Amsterdam

Expert workshop: 

Next generation small scale biomass combustion technologies

Chairperson: Sjaak van Loo

organised by IEA Bioenergy Task 32

Aim:

The aim of this workshop was to evaluate and discuss prospects for new technical developments in small scale biomass combustion appliances.

Individual presentations:

13:30        Opening
Sjaak van Loo, IEA Bioenergy Task 32

13:40        Current and future European legislation on solid fuel small scale direct heating appliances for domestic use
Eric Smit, Interfocos, Netherlands

14:00        Characterisation of PM and results on emission factors from small scale biomass combustion in IEA countries
Thomas Nussbaumer, University of Applied Sciences Lucerne and Verenum Zurich, Switzerland

14:20        Proposed best practice procedures regarding the measurement and characterisation of particles in small-scale biomass combustion plants - final results of a project within the ERA-NET Bioenergy Programme
Thomas Brunner, Ingwald Obernberger, Graz University of Technology, Austria

14:40        Influence of ignition and operation on PM emissions from residential wood combustion
Anna Doberer, University of Applied Sciences Lucerne, Switzerland

15:00        Current firewood firing technology in Slovenia, Spain. France, Austria, Finland and Norway, Edvard Karlsvik, SINTEF, Norway

15:20        coffee break

15:35        The ‘Hydrocube’ for pellets,
Elisabeth Wopienka or Walter Haslinger, ABC Wieselburg

15:55        Combustion of ash rich biomass pellets
Claes Tullin, SP

16:15        Emission reduction of wood log combustion in heat retaining stoves
Heikki Oravainnen, VTT

16:35        New developments in small scale ESP technology
Hans Hartmann, TFZ, Germany

16:55        CleanAir ESP technology for woodstoves
Ernst Henriksen, APP, Norway

17:15        Retrofit afterburner technology for woodstoves
Mats HaukebÝ, Ecoxy, Norway

17:35        Final remarks to conclude the meeting

17:40        Drinks