CCT 2017 Programme – Day 1

Tuesday the 9th of May 2017

Congress Hall T1

Congress Hall T1 | Congress Hall T3 | Congress Hall T4

9:00-10:30
Welcome from our hosts: Sotacarbo and the Region of Sardinia
Keynote session 1
10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 12:30 High-efficiency plant – Chair: Andrew Minchener
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:10 Power plant operation – Chair: Yue Guangxi
15:10 -15:40 Coffee Break
NOx controls – Chair: Charles Soothill
17:20 – 18:30 Poster Session – Refreshments served in the T Hotel garden

Keynote session 1

Jean-Francois Gagné
– Head of Energy Technology Policy, International Energy Agency

Ashok Ganesan
– General Manager of Steam Plant Solutions, GE Power Services

10:50 – 12:30 High-efficiency plant – Chair: Andrew Minchener

MHPS`s activity for clean coal technologies 
Yasuhiro Yamauchi, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power, Systems LTD, Japan

DEWA and coal
Neil Grant, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, United Arab Emirates

China’s national demonstration coal power project achieves around 50% net efficiency with a 600°C class material
Li Li, Waigaoqiao Power Plant, China

Firing straw and other fuels at the Avedøre power plant Unit 2
Preben Messerschmidt, Ramboll Energi, Denmark

Beneficial effects of dry bottom ash extraction and recycling in modern PCF power plants Simone Savastano, Magaldi Power S.p.A., Italy

13:30 – 15:10 Power plant operation – Chair: Yue Guangxi

Optimization of coal and combustion air distribution
Kitae Kang, Korea Southern Power

Supercritical power plant, life assessment methodology and a case study
Saravana Bavan Balakrishnan, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, UK

Improvement of operational flexibility of 225 MWe power unit in EDF Polska’s Rybnik Power Plant
Daniel Nabagło, EDF, Poland

A predictive method for low-load off-design operation of a lignite fired power plant Konstantinos Atsonios, Centre for Research; Technology Hellas / Chemical Process; Energy Resources Institute, Greece

Commercialising low cost, clean drying technologies for power and industry
Miri Zlatnar, Coomtech, UK

NOx controls – Chair: Charles Soothill

Guaranteed reductions in NOx emissions and fuel consumption for Drax`s 660MW biomass boilers
Dietrich-Georg Ellersiek, Siemens, Germany

SNCR for large combustion plants – most recent application at a 380 MWe lignite-fired boiler
Zoltan Teuber, ERC Technik GmbH, Germany

Large furnace SNCR experience with multiple coals
Piers de Havilland, Fuel Tech, USA

Adaptions of Polish coal-fired power plants to meet existing (IED) and new emission limits (BAT conclusions/BREF) based on Patnow Power Plant
Robert Żmuda, SBB ENERGY S.A., Poland

First evaluation of a multicomponent flue gas cleaning concept using chlorine dioxide –
Experiments on chemistry and process performance
Anette Heijnesson Hultén, Akzo Nobel, Sweden

Congress Hall T3

Congress Hall T1 | Congress Hall T3 | Congress Hall T4

10:30-10:50 Coffee break
Biomass 1 – Chair: Nelia Jurado
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
Biomass and industrial CCS – Chair Giorgio Cau
15:10 -15:40 Coffee Break
Biomass II – Chair: Mohammed Pourkashanian
17:20 – 18:30 Poster session – Refreshments served in the T Hotel garden

Biomass 1 – Chair: Nelia Jurado

Co-firing high ratios of woody biomass with coalin a 150 MW pulverized coal boiler:Properties of initial deposits and the effect on tube corrosion
Dedy Eka Priyanto, IHI Corporation, Japan

Nitrogen partitioning during pyrolysis and combustion of biomass fuels
Juan Riaza, University of Edinburgh, UK

Biomass-coal blends behaviour under different atmospheres using thermogravimetric analysis and mass spectrometry (TA-MS)
Iñigo Rodilla,CIEMAT, Spain

Briquettes from sugarcane crop residue as a potential fuel for co-firing biomass-coal in the South-West Colombian region
Jesus Agualimpia, Universidad del Valle, Colombia

Phosphorus transformation characteristics during co-firing of municipal sewage sludge and cotton stalk
Qiangqiang Ren, Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Biomass and industrial CCS – Chair Giorgio Cau

Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS): Opportunities for efficiency improvement
Mai Bui, Imperial College London, UK

Modeling and economic evaluation of carbon capture and storage technologies integrated into coal and biomass MTG plants
Claudia Bassano, ENEA, Italy

Carbon capture and utilisation technologies applied to energy conversion systems and other industrial applications
Calin-Cristian Cormos, Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Process analysis of co-firing of coal and biomass in a power generation system integrated with CO2 capture and compression system
Usman Ali, University of Sheffield, UK

Biomass II – Chair: Mohammed Pourkashanian

Wood pellet co-firing – some topics of conducted conversions
Falk Hoffmeister, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe GmbH, Germany

Black Pellets: Status Update
Michiel Carbo, ECN,Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands

On cofiring as a strategy to mitigate ash deposition during combustion of a high-alkali Xinjiang coal
Dunxi Yu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Drying and torrefaction of a coal/biomass mixture by using COMB Technology
Sihyun LEE, Korea Institute of Energy Research, South Korea

Assessment of biomass co-firing under oxy-fuel conditions on Hg speciation and ash deposit formation.
Mluisa Contreras, CIEMAT, Spain

Congress Hall T4

Congress Hall T1 | Congress Hall T3 | Congress Hall T4

10:30-10:50 Coffee Break
Chemical looping I – Chair: Yngve Larring
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
Combustion studies – Chair: Alberto Pettinau
15:10 -15:40 Coffee Break
Gasification – Chair: Tatiana Bogatova
17:20 – 18:30 Poster session – Refreshments served in the T Hotel garden

Chemical looping I – Chair: Yngve Larring

Dynamic simulation of fluidized bed chemical looping combustion process with an iron-based oxygen carrier
Ana-Maria Cormos, Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Romania

Performance of Mn-Fe-based oxygen carriers in coal combustion by iG-CLC and CLaOU processes
Juan Adánez, Instituto de Carboquimica-CSIC, Spain

Selecting a low-cost oxygen carrier in Southwestern Colombia, and its use in in-situ gasification chemical looping combustion technology
Carmen Rosa Forero, Universidad del Valle, Columbia

Reduction kinetic studies of Indian Ilmenite as an oxygen carrier for chemical looping combustion
Prabakaran Viswanathan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

A reaction mechanism study of methane and Ni-based oxygen carrier for chemical looping reforming
Xin Guo, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Combustion studies – Chair: Alberto Pettinau

Solid fuels co-combustion modelling in a stoker furnace
Ewa Marek, University of Nottingham, UK

A study of the relationships between the micro-Raman spectral parameters and the combustion characteristics of 32 kinds of Chinese coal
Jun Xu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Pyrolysis and combustion characterization of coal, biomass and their blends by thermogravimetric analysis
Mauro Mureddu, Sotacarbo S.p.A. Italy

Effect of bagasse composition, devolatilization temperature, particle size and type of devolatilization atmosphere on char morphology of coal-bagasse blends
Eliana Paredes, Universidad del Valle, Colombia

Prediction of syngas composition from pyrolysis of waste-derived feedstocks in the UK using Aspen Plus
Nelia Jurado, Cranfield University, UK

Gasification – Chair: Tatiana Bogatova

Towards high-fidelity simulations of coal gasification
Michele Vascellari, TU Freiberg, Germany

DEM simulations of coal particles in entrained-flow slagging gasifiers: particle-particle interaction at different burning levels
Francesco Saverio Marra, Istituto di Ricerche sulla Combustione – CNR, Italy

Reaction behaviour of fuels of different quality in entrained flow gasifiers
Andreas Geißler, TU München – Energy Systems, Germany

Impact characteristics of particles onto a flat wall relevant to entrained-flow gasifiers
Maurizio Troiano, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy

Study on the reactivity and structural characteristics of alkali-rich biomass chars in coal co-hydrogasification
Xingjun Wang, East China University of Science and Technology, China

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