Cofiring 9 programme

25 – 27 February 2020

DAY 1 – Tuesday 25 February

12:30 – 13:00 Registration for site visit and workshop
12:30 – 13:00 Registration for site visit and workshop
13:00 – 18:00 Site visit to Kitakyushu Laboratory of Nippon Steel Engineering and Shin Onoda Power Station
18:30 – 19:00 Workshop registration
19:00 – 21:00 Welcome drink reception in Orchid Hall at RIHGA Royal Hotel

DAY 2 – Wednesday 26 February
DIAMOND ROOM

8:30 – 9:00 Workshop registration
9:00 – 9:45 Opening and welcome messages
9:30 – 10:30 Session 1 – International cofiring activities
10:20 – 10:40 Coffee break
10:40 – 12:10 Session 2 – Current development review
12:10 – 13:30 Networking lunch at Restaurant RITOAS
13:30 – 15:30 Session 3 – Biomass handling
15:30 – 15:50 Coffee break
15:50 – 17:20 Session 4 – BECCS efforts
19:00 – 21:30 Dinner in Orchid hall at RIHGA Royal Hotel

9:00 – 9:45 Opening and welcome messages

Chair: Andrew Minchener

9:00-9:10

Welcome and introduction
Nobuhiro Abe, Kitakyushu Convention and Visitors Association, Japan

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9:10-9:20

Welcome and introduction
Speaker: Makoto Nunokawa, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), Japan

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9:20-9:30

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

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9:30 – 10:30 Session 1 – International cofiring activities

Chair: Andrew Minchener

9:30-10:00

Biomass co-firing in Japan: Current situation and future perspective
Speaker: Takanobu Aikawa, Renewable Energy Institute, Japan

10:00-10:20

Development of cofiring biomass with coal in China under the low-carbon energy transition
Speaker: Wenping Hu, China Electric Power Planning and Engineering Institute, Beijing, China (recorded presentation)

10:40 – 12:10 Session 2 – Current development review

Chair: Preben Messerschmidt

10:40-11:10

Torrefaction/Carbonization, status of the sector and today’s offers to the market, especially East Asia
Speaker: Michael Wild, International Biomass Torrefaction Council, Belgium

11:10-11:40

Demonstrating that electricity production from solid biomass is both low-carbon and sustainable
Speaker: Gordon Murray, Wood Pellet Association of Canada

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11:40-12:10

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

13:30 – 15:30 Session 3 – Biomass handling

Chair: Michael Wild

13:30-14:00

Coal/Biomass fuel preparation in power plant conversion projects
Speaker: Lawrence Mupeta, Loesche Energy Systems Ltd, UK (recorded presentation)

14:00-14:30

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

14:30-15:00

Lessons learnt from European Biomass Projects
Baldeep Kaur, University of Greenwich, London, UK

15:00-15:30

Current status of cofiring Biomass with coal technologies
Debo Adams, IEA Clean Coal Centre, UK

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15:50 – 17:20 Session 4 – BECCS efforts

Chair: Gordon Murray

16:20-16:50

Biomass firing and CCS: Approaching Negative Greenhouse Gas Emissions at Shand Power Station
Corwyn Bruce, The International CCS Knowledge Centre, Canada

16:50-17:10

How will BECCS benefit China’s emission reduction
Jia Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (recorded presentation)

DAY 3 – Thursday 27 February
DIAMOND ROOM

9:30 – 10:30 Session 5 – Combustion
10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break
10:50 – 12:20 Session 6 – Combustion related issues
12:20 – 13:30 Networking lunch at Restaurant RITOAS
13:30 – 15:00 Session 7 – Industrial development in Japan and China
14:30 – 14:50 Workshop summary and closing remarks
14:50 Workshop close. Tea/coffee and networking continues to 15.30

9:30 – 10:30 Session 5 – Combustion

Chair: Takanobu Aikawa

9:30-10:00

Cofiring black pellets in East Asia
Duncan Barker, Mott MacDonald Japan

10:00-10:30

Balancing Fuel and Air to Improve Combustion and Boiler Efficiency when Co-firing Coal with Biomass
Guisu Liu, Ammegen Limited – Part of the Greenbank Group UK Ltd,

10:50 – 12:20 Session 6 – Combustion related issues

Chair: Anders Bergström

10:50-11:20

Aspects of corrosion and slagging in cofired biomass power plant characterized by Thermo-Optical Measurement technique
Andreas Diegeler, Fraunhofer ISC, Würzburg, Germany

11:20-11:50

Field experience in biomass cofiring on JM SCR catalyst technology
Shun Hasegawa, Johnson Matthey Japan GK/SEC

11:50-12:20

Investigation of the properties of biochar obtained from poultry litter by dry and wet torrefaction
Dmitrii Klimov, Tambov State Technical University, Russia

13:30 – 15:00 Session 7 – Industrial development in Japan and China

Chair: Corwyn Bruce

13:30-14:00

Biomass utilization in Japanese pulverised coal fired power plant
Emi Ohno, IHI Corporation, Japan

14:00-14:30

Research and application of Biomass fluidized bed gasification technologies coupling with coal power plant
Wang Qinhui, State Key Laboratory of Clean Energy Utilization, Zhejiang University, China (recorded presentation)

14:30 – 14:50 Workshop summary and closing remarks

Andrew Minchener; IEA Clean Coal Centre, UK

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