9th IEA-CCC Workshop on cofiring biomass with coal

Date 25th Feb, 2020 - 27th Feb, 2020
Location Kokura, Japan

COFIRING BIOMASS WITH COAL is moving from west to east

Cofiring biomass reduces emissions of CO2, introduces a reliable renewable energy source into the existing power plant and grid infrastructure, and increases the value of forestry by-products and agricultural wastes.

In Europe cofiring is well-established due to strong policy and regulatory support and Asia has huge potential for cofiring
  • Japan is taking forward more than 20 projects
  • China plans 89 pilot demonstration projects
  • South Korea, India, Vietnam and Malaysia are expanding their cofiring activity.
Topics addressed:
  • biomass supply, sustainability and logistics
  • biomass handling and related safety issues
  • biomass pre-treatment
  • combustion and gasification
  • slagging, fouling and corrosion issues
  • power plant conversion/adaptation
  • emissions control and ash management
  • supportive policies
Important dates:

• Abstract submission deadline: 30 November 2019
• Abstract acceptance: 6 December 2019
• Deadline for visa invitation letters: 15 December 2019
• End of early bird rate tickets: 31 December 2019
• Deadline for Hotel discount: 10 February 2020