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Biomass to Power and Heat 2018

Event type:
Brokerage Event
From 06/06/2018
To 06/06/2018
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Theodor-Koerner-Allee 16

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Institute of Process Technology, Process Automation and Measuring Technology
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Deadline for registration 23rd May 2018
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Demand-oriented energy supply is the prerequisite for every economic system. Furthermore, environmental compatibility and economic efficiency of energy supply must be ensured. The modernisation of our energy supply system also aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while simultaneously reducing the consumption of fossil fuels. In this context, bioenergy will play an important role in the future energy supply due to its wide range of applications, its basic climate friendliness and, above all, its good storage capacity.

"Biomass to Power and Heat" is dedicated - albeit not exclusively - to the energetic use of solid biomass in decentralised cogeneration plants. This takes into account the entire process chain from the cultivation, harvesting and processing of biomass, through the conversion process for the provision of useful energy to the problem of residues. The variety of technical approaches to this is enormous, but thermochemical biomass gasification will be one of the main topics of the event.

The experts and interested parties are given the opportunity to present and discuss their experiences, findings and scientific work. In addition to the development of cooperation with the neighbouring countries to the east, the contribution of decentralised biomass energy to the re-structuring of the energy system and employment in the lignite region of Lusatia is a particular focus this year, and thus the following question: How can coal-fired power plants be replaced by many decentralised renewable energy plants with comparable security of supply?

"Biomass to Power and Heat" Matchmaking Event will focus on the following main topics and sectors:

1. Thermochemical biomass gasification
2. Decentralised biomass energy systems
3. Demand-oriented energy supply systems
4. Storage capacity of bioenergy systems
5. Development of cogeneration plants
6. Replacment of coal-fired power plants and installation of decentralised renewable energy plants

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Topic group I:

Cultivation, harvesting and processing (including homogenization and quality certification) of woody and recultivation biomass, as well as residual, waste and by-products of biomass utilization

Topic group II:

System solutions for the decentralised generation of useful energy, in particular from biomass and its system integration and sector coupling, including the coupled thermal and electrical aspects

Topic group III:

Progress in the use of biomass for energy purposes in Eastern and Central Europe, among others

Topic group IV:

New findings on thermochemical biomass gasification and its use in the energy industry from science and practice

Key supporters.
Chamber of Industry and Commerce Dresden
Energy Saxony
The Research Center for Energy Economics
Biomass energy use
The Cleantech Iniative Ostdeutschland