Biomass Combustion and Co-firing

Workshop on Biomass Torrefaction, Milan, June 2012

Thursday June 21 2012


Torrefaction workshop : 

Market Implementation of
a new Solid Biofuel and its midterm Prospects

European Biomass Conference and Exhibition
Milan, Italy

The workshop presented and discussed the development of the torrefaction technology and its market implementation. It provided an overview
about the first steps towards an industrial scale fuel production and the connected on-going research activities to provide appropriate technologies, including suitable densification processes. The workshop showed developments and experiences from both from Europe and North America.

Presentations can be downloaded below



Start



Topic



Speaker



Organisation


13:30


Scientific and technical development of Torrefaction and the
contribution of SECTOR


Anders Nordin


Umeå Universitet, Sweden


14:05


Torrefaction by ECN


Robin Zwart/
Jaap Kiel


ECN, The Netherlands


14:30


Torrefaction by Topell


Robin Post van der Burg


Topell, The Netherlands



15:05



coffee break


15:25


Densification Concepts


Jonas Dahl


DTI, Denmark


15:50


Industrial technology process development for torrefied
materials – ACB technology


Klaus Trattner


Andritz, Austria


16:25


Developments in North America


Shahab Skhansanj


UBC Chemical and Biological Engineering, Canada


17:00


Final Remarks and SECTOR outlook


Anders Nordin


Umeå Universitet, Sweden


17:10


Closing

The workshop is organized jointly by DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum GmbH (coordinator of SECTOR) and IEA Bioenergy Task 32.