Cofiring 8 Programme

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Day 1: Tues 11

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

12:30 – 13.00 Registration for site visit and workshop
13:00 – 17:00 Site visit to Amagerværket
18:30 – 19:00 Workshop registration
19:00 – 21:00 Welcome drinks reception

Day 2: Wed 12

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3


08:30 – 9:00 Workshop registration
09:00 – 9:45 Opening session
Welcome and introduction
09:45 Session 1
International cofiring activities
11:00 – 11:15 Coffee Break
11:15 Session 2
Case studies and demonstrations
12:55 – 13:45 Lunch and networking
13:45 Session 3
Fire prevention
15:50 – 16:05 Coffee break
16:05 Session 4
Biomass pre-treatment
19:00 Dinner at Salt restaurant Admiral Hotel

Welcome and introduction

09:00

Welcome and introduction
Andrew Minchener; IEA Clean Coal Centre, UK

09:15

Welcome and introduction
Brian Seeberg Larsen, COWI, Denmark

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09:30

Denmark’s energy situation
Danish Energy Agency

International cofiring activities

09:45

Status quo and development prospects of co-firing biomass with coal in China
Rui Sun, Electric Power Planning & Engineering Institute, China

10:10

Global trends in biomass to energy
Marius Noer and Simon L Bager, COWI, Denmark

10:35

Status of cofiring for selected countries
Xing Zhang, IEA Clean Coal Centre, UK

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Case studies and demonstrations

11:00

Ørsted experience. Utilization of biomass for combined heat and power production
Jørgen P Jensen, Ørsted, Denmark

11:25

Aspects of biomass co-firing for utility-sized CFB boilers
Frank Leuschke, Doosan Lentjes, Germany

11:50

Co-firing of refined pellets on Nordjylland Unit 3.
Jeppe Grue, COWI, Denmark

12:15

Coal to wood pellets biomass conversions
Raphael Han, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe, Germany

Fire prevention

13:30

Fire and explosion hazards related to bulk material handling and storage of coal and biomass
Kees van Wingerden, Gexcon, Norway

13:55

Prevention of fires and dust explosions when handling biomass
Anders Bergström, Firefly AB, Sweden

14:20

Fire and explosion control measures for biomass storage and handling at Lynemouth Power Station
Davey Wharrier, Lynemouth Power, UK

14:45

Best practice for biomass store fire protection
Richard Farnish, The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology, Greenwich University

15:10

Safety issues in relation to storage and handling biomass: research and standardization 
Anders Lonnermark, Rise Research Institutes of Sweden

Biomass pre-treatment

15:50

Economic torrefied pellets from herbaceous biomass
Javier Gil, National Renewable Energy Centre, Spain

16:15

Co-grinding of waste pellets in a vertical roller mill with coal
Roland Aeckersberg, LOESCHE, Düsseldorf, Germany

16:40

Self-steam explosion pretreatment technology for milling application of wet biomass
Dedy Eka Priyanto, IHI Corporation, Japan

Day 3: Thurs 13

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3

09:00 Session 5
Industry development
10:40 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 Session 6
Research and industry development
12:40 – 13:50 Lunch and networking
13:50 – 14:00 Poster viewing and best poster prize
14:00 Session 7
Research and development
16:00 – 16:30 Tea/coffee and networking

Industry development

09:00

Optimizing wood pellet transportation by CFD simulation
Preben V. Messerschmidt, Ramboll, Denmark

09:25

Diffusion coatings for corrosion protection of ferritic-martensitic steels for co-firing biomass with coal
Tobias Meißner, DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut, Germany

09:50

Field experience in biomass cofiring on SCR catalyst technology
Teresa Hitzke, Johnson Matthey Catalysts, Germany

10:15

High value utilization of biomass gasification coupled coal-fired unit power generation technology
Shoujun Zhang, Hefei Debo Bioenergy Science& Technology Co., China

Research and industry development

11:00

Management of ashes from co-firing biomass with coal
Angelo Sarabèr, Vliegasunie, the Netherlands

11:25

Air monitoring devices for co-combustion biomass with coal
Dario DiMaggio, Kurz Instruments, USA

11:50

Managing fuel and air distribution to improve combustion and reduce NOx when co-firing coal with biomass
Guisu Liu, Ammegen USA – part of Greenbank Group UK

12:15

Ecological fuel from biomass residues and mineral coal rejectments
Luiz H Alexandre, 1C2C Biocombustível de Carbono Reciclado, Brazil

Research and development

14:00

Supply chain costs of biomass cofiring
Patrick E. Mason, Ayup Ltd, UK

14:25

Oxyfuel cofiring of Miscanthus char and coal in a 300 kW furnace with integrated carbon fixation
Ming-Hsun Wu, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

14:50

Experience of co-firing non-woody fuel in a pilot scale (500kW) pulverized test facility
Manoj Paneru, Piotr Plaza, Jörg Maier

15:15

The biomass combustion and preparation technology development in anthracite coal fired boiler units
Nataliya I. Dunayevska, Coal Energy Technology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

15:40

Workshop summary and closing remarks
Andrew Minchener; IEA Clean Coal Centre, UK

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