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  • Corporate Sponsor
    www.cmtevents.com/eventsponsorship.aspx?ev=181026&
  • Exhibitor
    Valmet
  • Promotion Partner
    www.financecompetence.eu
  • Promotion Partner
    www.thebusinessexecutive.net
  • Promotion Partner
    www.energyghana.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.bioenergyinternational.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.farmersreviewafrica.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.sabusinessintegrator.co.za/contact

2nd Biomass Trade & BioEnergy Africa

02-03 Oct, 2018 - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel Sandton

02 Oct, 2018 - Tuesday
08:00

Registration and Coffee

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome & Remarks

09:10

Accelerating Bioenergy in South Africa

Ms. Nomawethu Qase, Director, New & Renewable Energy
Department of Energy South Africa
09:40

Biomass Switch in Maydon Wharf - Motivation & Economics (to be confirmed)

10:10

High Efficiency Utilization of Biomass to Energy

Mr. Ari Kokko, Director, Technology and R&D, Energy Business Unit
Valmet Corporation Oy
10:40

Networking Refreshments & Discussion

11:20

Developing Biomass Utilization in Energy Generation in South Africa

Mr. Or Kwape, Executive - Strategy, Innovation and Marketing
South African Forestry Company (SAFCOL)
11:50

Biomass Power Project Updates – NamPower's Biomass Power Station in Namibia

Mr. Gordon Gadney, Senior Engineer
Namibia Power Corporation (Pty) Ltd
12:30

Case Study & Economics of Integrated Hybrid Biomass + Solar PV Power Plant in Cameroon

Mr. Francis Maissant, Project Developer
Société de Transformation de Calcaire du Cameroun (SOTRACALC)
13:00

Discussion followed Networking Luncheon Reception

14:15

Multi-Stakeholders' Presentations - Growing a Sustainable Future: Alternative Aviation Fuels in Africa

Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB)
15:00

Networking Refreshments & Discussion

15:30

Unlocking Renewable Energy Potential through Optimizing Swaziland's Biomass Value Chain

Ms. Kelly Cure, Head of Strategic Initiatives
Montigny Investments Ltd
16:00

Unlocking Waste Economy Opportunities – Through Funder's Lens

  • Bioenergy as waste solution & enabler of sorting/recycling economy (not fully exploited)
  • Bioenergy advantage due to potential for baseload capacity/peaking power generation
  • Bioenergy advantage due to potential sustainable employment creation (feedstock/ops)
  • Small scale bioenergy as viable off-grid alternative in rural communities, thus rural development – SANEDI can provide input
  • Utility scale bioenergy case study
  • Approach to bioenergy funding

16:30

How to Make a Bioenergy Project Attractive & Profitable for the Private Sector

17:00

Discussion followed by End of Day One

03 Oct, 2018 - Wednesday
09:00

Chairman’s Remarks

09:05

Sustainable Biomass Availability & Development in Mozambique

Mr. Osvaldo Manso Manso, Forestry Engineer. Biomass energy focal point
Forest National Direction
09:35

Availability & Export Potential of Palm Kernel Shells (PKS) from West Africa

10:05

Wood Chips from Africa – Ready for Export?

10:35

Networking Refreshments & Discussion

11:10

Conversion to Biomass of Reunion Island's Coal Power Plants

  • Substituting coal by biomass in Reunion Island by 2023: an ambitious target supported by a robust regulatory framework
  • Developing regional biomass supplies: a great opportunity for biomass exports from Southern/Eastern Africa
  • Addressing key supply issues to secure reliable supply of sustainable biomass fuel

Albioma ( formerly known as Séchilienne-Sidec )
11:40

Outlook on Global Demand for Wood Chips

  • An insight into projected demand in Europe and Asia
  • Analysis of the key new biomass projects
  • Overview of the local supply situation in Europe and Asia
  • Opportunities for African wood chip suppliers

12:10

Woody Biomass from Africa to Europe – How to Succeed?

  • The customers’ requirements
  • Risk management
  • Performance

12:45

Final Discussion & Closing Luncheon

14:30

End of Main Conference

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Companies related to Wood Pellets, Wood Chips, Agricultural Biomass (covering PKS, EFB, sugar bagasse, straw, and others), Forestry, Plantations, Commodity Brokers/ Traders, Shipping & Logistics, Government Agencies, Regulators, Pulp & Paper, Power Plants, Equipment Manufacturers, Technology Providers, Project Financiers, CDM, and other groups involving in biomass power generation.

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