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2nd Biomass Trade & Power

16-18 Mar, 2011 - Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS

Inntel Hotels Rotterdam Centre

16 Mar, 2011 - Wednesday
17 Mar, 2011 - Thursday
08:30

Chairman’s Welcome & Opening Remarks

08:45

EU Countries on NREAP & Updates on Incentives/Subsidies Program - Netherlands

- Netherlands

- Belgium

- How does Biomass Fit with UK’s Energy Strategies?

- Germany

German Biomass Research Centre GmbH (DBFZ)
09:55

Biomass Market Dynamics, with Focus on Growth of EU Markets

- Policy updates & demand drivers
- European biomass demand & supply
- Outlook for global biomass supply to 2020 - on major feedstocks (woody biomass, agricultural residues & energy crops) & major supply regions (North America, EU, South America, Asia)
- Cost analysis for biomass supplied to the EU

10:20

Discussion followed by Networking Coffee

10:50

Utilities’ Perspectives & Discussion

- Executing large scale biomass co-firing (with focus on industrial wood pellets requirements and sourcing)
- Evolvement of technical standards for industrial wood pellets & sustainability criterias
- Biomass: Buying, trading & delivering (sourcing & supply chain, trading & indexes)
- Commercial economics for biomass based power generation & CHP

Utilities’ Perspectives & Discussion

Utilities’ Perspectives & Discussion

Mr. Martin de Wolff, Vice President Biofuel Origination
RWE Supply & Trading Switzerland S.A.

Utilities’ Perspectives & Discussion

Vattenfall Energy Trading Netherlands NV
12:30

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:45

Perspective on International Biomass Markets & Impact Arising from the Proposed ENplus Quality Certification System & other Standardization Approaches

- Vis Nova's perspective on connecting the global markets - Europe, US & Asia

14:05

Current Standardisation & Certification Developments – NTA 8080 Sustainability Scheme

NEN Nederlands Normalisatie-instituut
14:25

Unfolding the New European Pellet Standards - EN14961 Serie

- Raw material of pellets
- Fuel specification & classes for industrial & non-industrial use
- Quality assurance for pellets

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland - HQ
14:50

ENplus - A Step towards a Uniform Certification System for Pellets in Europe

15:15

Discussion followed by Networking Tea

15:45

The Biomass Opportunity in Spain: Importance of Forestry Energy Crops for the Feeding Chain of Medium-Large Biomass Power Generation

16:10

Global Wood Chip Trade, an Opportunity for Energy Production

- Wood chips for pulp and/or for energy
- Wood chips versus pellets
- Use of an index for wood chips for energy production

16:30

Progress in Setting Up a Biomass Exchange

16:55

Biomass to Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Investment Opportunities in Europe - Project Economics, Equity/Debt Financing, Risk Management (& Case Study)

17:20

Liquidity of the Carbon Credits & Opportunities in Biomass Markets

Mr. Jeroen van de Kletersteeg, Managing Director and CCO / Owner
Climex
17:50

Discussion followed by End of Day One

18:30

Networking Reception at the Rotterdam City Hall

Hosted by Ms Alexandra van Huffelen, Alderwoman for Sustainable Development, Inner City and Public Space, City of Rotterdam

Networking Reception Sponsor

18 Mar, 2011 - Friday
08:05

Exclusive Focus: Handling & Testing Standardized Biomass Trade

- Biomass quality aspects & methods to determine correct specification/quality, etc

09:05

Exporting Port Facilities for International Biomass Trade

- Accessibility of exporting ports on the land side
- Provisions to support settlement of biomass export
- Facilities at the waterfront

09:25

Arranging Optimized, Secure & Sustainable Maritime Transport of Wood Pellets

- Key considerations in contracting maritime transport capacity
- Stakeholders & parties involved
- Costs & economics: Transport, insurance, and etc

Dink Ripmeester Logistics and Maritime Management
09:50

Discussion followed by Networking Coffee

Perspectives from the Supply Markets

10:20

Perspective from the Supply Markets: Supply Growth & Outlook from the Baltic and/or Scandinavian Region

10:45

Supply Chain of Wood Pellets from US to Europe

- Demand outlook (industrial vs. retail US and Europe), projections and key drivers
- Supply from the US to Europe, key benefits and challenges
- Sustainability: Ensuring sustainable supply of wood pellets for global demand
- Key considerations of vertical integration in the biomass value chain

11:05

SwitchAsia: The Ongoing EU-Malaysia Effort to Value-Add Malaysia’s Biomass Industry

- Malaysia's developments in bioenergy
- Export capacity of wood pellets
- PKS

11:25

Emerging Biomass (Pellets) Exports From Africa

11:50

Experts Presentations & Discussion: Torrefaction Technologies & Economics

- Technologies update
- business models and what it takes to set up a plant
- Updates on pilot production
- User experience in power generation
- Towards standardisation

Experts Presentations & Discussion: Torrefaction Technologies & Economics

Experts Presentations & Discussion: Torrefaction Technologies & Economics

Experts Presentations & Discussion: Torrefaction Technologies & Economics

Dr. Ton Konings, Senior Consultant
KEMA Netherlands Ltd

Experts Presentations & Discussion: Torrefaction Technologies & Economics

13:15

Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch

14:45

End of Conference

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