Tuesday, 21 October 2008

ESSENT Amer power plant, Geertruidenberg, Netherlands

Expert workshop: 

Increasing cofiring percentages in existing coal fired power plants

Chairperson: Edward Pfeiffer

organised by IEA Bioenergy Task 32

Aim:

The aim of this workshop was to evaluate recent developments in biomass cofiring around the world and how biomass cofiring shares can be expanded depending on power plant configuration and fuel type.

Individual presentations:

14:00

Opening, Edward Pfeiffer

14:05

Biomass Cofiring in Present and Future Power Blocks
Wim Willeboer, Essent, Netherlands

14:20

Experiences of biomass co-firing in Finland
Heikki Oravainen, VTT, Finland

14:40

Biomass Supply Chain in Nova Scotia
James Taylor, Nova Scotia Power, Canada

15:00

Cofiring potential in Australia
Christian Reilly – Project Manager, Development

15:20

Biomass co-firing in high percentages – opportunities in conventional and advances coal-fired plants
Jaap Kiel, ECN, The Netherlands

15:40

Break

15:50

Co-firing high percentages – new chances for old power stations
Marcel Cremers, KEMA, The Netherlands

16:20

CFD modeling of Electrabel boilers in the framework of increased biomass co-firing
Patrick Savat, Laborelec, Belgium

16:50

Final Remarks and closing