Biomass Combustion and Co-firing

Workshop on Opportunities for Bioenergy in South Africa, November 2014

Workshop on 


Opportunities for Bioenergy in South Africa


Tuesday
4 November 2014,
9:00
– 1
5:00


ESKOM Megawatt Park, Johannesburg.


Workshop rationale and aim

IEA Bioenergy Task 32 and ESKOM jointly organised an expert workshop on the opportunities for bioenergy in South Africa. The workshop aimed at discussing the potential for applying various bioenergy technologies in the South African economy.



Time


Lecture / speaker


9:00


Registration and Coffee/Tea


9:30


Welcome and Introduction,
Yokesh Singh, Eskom


 


Session I: South African Context for Biomass
Utilization


9:40


Biomass Action Plan for electricity generation in
South Africa, a bilateral G2G project, Kees Kwant, RVO,
Netherlands


10:10



Biomass Availability in South Africa, William
Stafford, CSIR


10:40


Coffee / Tea Break


11:00



Municipal Waste to Energy, Thembakazi Mali,
SANEDI


11:30


Overview of Biomass Related Activities at Eskom,
Yokesh Singh, Eskom


12:00


Lunch Break


 


Session 2: Biomass Co-firing and Combustion
Technologies


12:45


Torrefaction,
Jaap Koppejan, Procede Biomass BV, Netherlands


13:05


Biomass Cofiring and Full Conversion, Mark Beekes,
DNV-GL, Netherlands


13:25


Industrial Biomass Combustion – reached
developments and future outlook, Ingwald Obernberger, Graz
University of Technology, Austria


13:45


Rural Energy: Improved Charcoal Production and
Woodstoves, Michael Temmerman, CRA Gembloux, Belgium


14:05


Coffee/Tea Break


 


Session 3: Discussion


14:20


Opportunities and Barriers for Utilization of
Biomass for Electricity Production in South Africa


15:00


Closing

Jointly organised with