Biomass Combustion

Publications

Publications
Below is a selection of the documents produced by Task 32 and its
predecessor, Task 19:

Methodological work

   

The future role of thermal biomass power in renewable energy systems – a study of Germany (Morten Tony Hansen, Lars Pauli Bornak, Alberto Dalla Riva, Hans Henrik Lindboe)

2018

 

Advanced test methods for firewood stoves, (Gabriel Reichert, Christoph Schmidl, 2018)

2018

 

Status of PM emission measurement methods and new developments, (Hans Hartmann, Claudia Schön, 2018)

2018

 

Advanced Characterisation Methods for Solid Biomass Fuels, (Ingwald Obernberger, Thomas Brunner, 2015)

2015

1.6 MB

Sensitivity of System Design on Heat Distribution Cost in District Heating (Thomas Nussbaumer, Stefan Thalmann, 2014)

2014

2.8 MB

Status Report on District Heating Systems in IEA Bioenergy Member Countries (Thomas Nussbaumer, Stefan Thalmann, 2014)

2014

3.9 MB

Evaluation of Biomass Combustion based Energy Systems by Cumulative Energy Demand and Energy Yield Coefficient (Thomas Nussbaumer, Michael Oser, 2004)

2004

1.6 MB

Determination of the Efficiencies of Automatic Biomass Combustion Plants

2006

2.3 MB

Statements from IEA Bioenergy Task 32    
Aerosols from biomass combustion    
Statement on opportunities for biomass cofiring    
Health and safety    
Health and safety aspects of solid biomass storage, transporation
and feeding, produced by Task 32, 36, 37 and 40, 2013
2013 8,3 MB
Torrefaction    
Status overview of torrefaction technologies – update 2015, Jaap Koppejan, Marcel Cremers, Shahab Sokhansanj, Staffan Melin, Sebnem Madrali

2015

2 MB

Status overview of torrefaction technologies, Jaap Koppejan, Shahab Sokhansanj, Staffan Melin, Sebnem Madrali

2012

2 MB

Biomass combustion based CHP

   
Best practise report on decentralized biomass fired CHP plants and status of biomass fired small- and micro-scale CHP technologies, Reinhard Padinger, Stefan Aigenbauer, Christoph Schmidl

2019 

 

Techno-economic evaluation of selected decentralised CHP applications based on biomass combustion with steam turbine and ORC processes
(Prof Dr. Ingwald Obernberger, Dipl-Ing Alfred Hammerschmid, Dipl-Ing. Michaela Forstinger, December 2015)

2015

2 MB

Basic information regarding decentralised CHP plants based on biomass combustion in IEA partner countries. (Prof Dr. Ingwald Obernberger, Dipl-Ing Gerold Thek, March 2004)

2004

423 kB

Techno-Economic evaluation of selected decentralised CHP plants based on biomass combustion in IEA partner countries. (Prof Dr. Ingwald Obernberger, Dipl-Ing Gerold Thek, March 2004)

2004

1.27 MB

Co-combustion

   

Addressing the constraints for successful replication of demonstrated technologies for co-combustion of biomass/waste, report of the final seminar, 2000

2000

3.9 Mb

Biomass Cofiring, Workshop 5 of the 12th European Conference on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, Amsterdam,
June 2002.

2002

13. MB

Biomass-coal Co-combustion: Opportunity for Affordable Renewable Energy. Published in EuroHeat & Power 1/2004 (Larry Baxter, Jaap Koppejan, Jan 2004)

2004

600 kB

Biomass Impacts on SCR Catalyst Performance

2005

2.9 MB
Update on the technical status of biomass cofiring, sept 2009

2009

0.5 MB
Review of models and tools for slagging and fouling prediction for biomass cocombustion (Stam, Livingston, Cremers, Brem), 2009)

2009

0.3 MB
Factsheet on indirect cofiring (Task 33), 2014)

2009

0.3 MB
The status of large scale biomass firing – the milling and combustion of biomass materials in large pulverised coal boilers
W.R. Livingston (Doosan Babcock), J. Middelkamp (DNV GL), W. Willeboer (Essent), S. Tosney (Drax), B. Sander (Dong), S. Madrali (NRCAN), M.T. Hansen (Force)  
2016 1.8 MB

Modelling

   

Workshop on biomass combustion modelling in Sevilla, June 2000

2000

5.2 MB

FUELSIM model for the calculation of combustion conditions for a given fuel

2000

5.2 MB

Review of models and tools for slagging and fouling prediction for biomass co-combustion (A.F. Stam, W.R.L. Livingston, M.F.G. Cremers, G. Brem, 2009

2010

352 kB

Ash Utilization

   

Exploratory investigation into the possibilities of processing ash produced in the combustion of reject wood

1999

711 kB

Database on biomass fuel and ash composition

2000

 

Options for increased utilization of ash from biomass combustion and co-firing (KEMA, 2012)

2012

402 kB

Options for increased use of ash from biomass combustion and cofiring

2018

2 MB

Overviews

   

Bioenergy for heat – the hot cases

2018

 

Handbook on biomass combustion and cofiring

2008

 

Task 32 Brochure on biomass combustion and cofiring

2002

462 kB

Aerosol emissions

   

Aerosols from Biomass Combustion, Technical report on behalf of the IEA Bioenergy Task 32, Thomas Nussbaumer

2017

1.5 MB

Papers from the Task 32 seminar “Aerosol emissions from biomass combustion”, 27 June 2001

2001

2.45 MB

Inventory report on aerosols from small scale biomass combustion devices , Jan 2008

2008

1.8 MB

Survey on the present state of particle precipitation devices for residential biomass combustion with a nominal boiler capacity up to 50 kW in IEA
Bioenergy Task 32 member countries 

2011

3 MB