Programme

Programme (may be subject to minor changes)

15 OCTOBER 2020

11:00-12:00 Registration
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Biomethane – Policy, potential and status
Jörgen Held & Frank Scholwin
Welcome and practical details
Dieter Sell, Thuringian Energy and GreenTech Agency
Status and policy for biomethane in Thuringia
Alexey Mozgovoy, German Biogas Association
Status and policy for biomethane as vehicle fuel in Germany
Harm Grobrügge, European Biogas Association
Renewable methane and G-mobility from a European perspective
Questions
14:30-15:30 Coffee break and poster session
15:30-17:00 Plenary session on renewable methane, synergies, trading and monitoring
Ruxandra Albu Cimpoia, National Research Council Canada
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Sebastian Fendt, Technical University of Munich
Enhanced SNG production by combining biomass-to-gas and Power-to-gas
Flore Belin, ERGaR
Developing cross-border transfer of renewable gas certificates in Europe to facilitate the biomethane market uptake
Ulf Richter, Richter ECOS GmbH
Monitoring of biogas upgrading plants to achieve high availability and efficiency
Questions
17:00-18:00 Network Plus
19:30 Welcome drink
20:00-22:00 Conference Dinner
22:00-23:00 Mingle

16 OCTOBER 2020

09:00-10:10 G-mobility and LBG
Robin Hörrmann, NGVA Europe
gmobility in Europe – where are we going?
Johan Laurell, Swedish Gas Association
LBG development in Sweden
Yannick Rouaud, Air Liquide
Biogas to bio-LNG for G-mobility 
Questions
Methanation
Anne-Cécile Roger, University of Strasbourg
COx methanation : catalysts development and reactor modelling coupling kinetics and deactivation
Stefan Rönsch, University of Applied Sciences Jena
Methanation – Review and Hot Topics
Tilman Schildhauer, Paul Scherrer Institut
Application of methanation in an energy system with strong seasonal variation
Questions
10:10-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-12:00 Gas cleaning, upgrading and P2G
Roland Kahn, BMF HAASE GmbH
5500 m³/h biogas upgrader based on physical absorption with polyglycols – design and results (tbc)
Helmut Kern, Arcanum Energy Systems GmbH & Co. KG
Biomethane as a fuel  – implications for project development and proftability
Lorie Hamelin, Toulouse Biotechnology Institute
Hydrogen assisted biomass to methane – a regional bioeconomy case
Questions
Syngas fermentation and P2G
Niels Bjarne Rasmussen, DGC
Converting wood to biogas via syngas – the SYNFERON project
Jürgen Karl, FAU
Title
Anni Alitalo, Q Power
Q Power: boosting synthetic fuel production
Questions
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Pilot, demo and commercial scale biogas and P2G plants
Jonas Klückers, microbEnergy GmbH
World’s largest Power-to-gas plant based on biological methanation
Doris Hafenbradl, Electrochaea GmbH
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Erlend Haugsbø, Hyperthermics AS
Experiences of the first full scale Hyperthermics facility
Questions
14:30-15:30 Coffee break and poster session
15:30-16:50 Pilot, demo and commercial scale gasification plants
Rolf Ljunggren, Cortus Energy AB
First experiences of a commercially operated WoodRoll(®) installation
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Questions
Jörgen Held & Frank Scholwin
Summary and closing of the conference

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