Biomass Combustion and Co-firing

Workshop on Next Generation Small Scale Biomass Combustion, Amsterdam, Oct 20, 2008

Monday, 20 October 2008

Eden Rembrandt Square
hotel, Amstelstraat 17, Amsterdam


Expert workshop: 

Next generation small scale
biomass combustion technologies


Chairperson:
Sjaak van Loo


organised
by
IEA Bioenergy Task 32


Aim:

The aim of this workshop
was to evaluate and discuss prospects for new technical developments in
small scale biomass combustion appliances.


Individual presentations:


13:30        Opening
Sjaak van Loo, IEA Bioenergy Task 32


13:40        Current and future European
legislation on solid fuel small scale direct heating appliances for
domestic use
Eric Smit, Interfocos, Netherlands


14:00       


Characterisation of PM and
results on emission factors from small scale biomass combustion in IEA
countries
Thomas Nussbaumer, University of Applied Sciences Lucerne and Verenum
Zurich, Switzerland


14:20       

Proposed best
practice procedures regarding the measurement and characterisation of
particles in small-scale biomass combustion plants – final results of a
project within the ERA-NET Bioenergy Programme
Thomas Brunner, Ingwald Obernberger, Graz University of Technology,
Austria


14:40        Influence of ignition and
operation on PM emissions from residential wood combustion
Anna Doberer, University of Applied Sciences Lucerne, Switzerland


15:00       
Current firewood firing technology in Slovenia, Spain. France, Austria,
Finland and Norway, Edvard Karlsvik, SINTEF, Norway


15:20        coffee break


15:35       


The ‘Hydrocube’ for pellets,
Elisabeth Wopienka or Walter Haslinger, ABC Wieselburg


15:55        Combustion of ash rich
biomass pellets
Claes Tullin, SP


16:15        Emission reduction of
wood log combustion in heat retaining stoves
Heikki Oravainnen, VTT


16:35        New developments in
small scale ESP technology
Hans Hartmann, TFZ, Germany


16:55        CleanAir ESP
technology for woodstoves
Ernst Henriksen, APP, Norway


17:15        Retrofit afterburner
technology for woodstoves
Mats Haukebø, Ecoxy, Norway


17:35        Final remarks to conclude the meeting


17:40        Drinks