Task 35 - Techno Economic Assessments for Bioenergy Applications
Task 38 - Greenhouse Gas Balances of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems

Workshop WS3 on:

Biomass Trade: Economic and Greenhouse Gas Considerations (Biotrade)

 at the 12th European Conference & Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection
19 June 2002 - Amsterdam, Netherlands


Jointly organised by





 

Scope and objectives of the workshop

 The workshop provided an open forum on the topic of international biotrade, with the prime objective to present the  state-of-the-art insights and real life experience in matters, discussed key possibilities, limitations, open questions and research agenda. Following topics were addressed:

  1. GHG and energy balances and economics of international bio-energy trading chains
  2. Biomass resource potentials
  3. Optimal use of land in terms of the CO2 balance: sequestration, indigenous utilisation and export compared, trade-offs and synergies discussed
  4. Practical experience and lessons learned.
  5. Formulation, implementation and verification of criteria for sustainable bio-energy trade.
  6. Policy frameworks, pilot projects and implementation schemes




 

Workshop Program

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Session 1: Introduction


1430

Introduction and scope of the workshop
Helena Chum, Ralph Overend (NREL, USA)
Presentation Video

Large Scale International Bio-energy Trade - Perspectives, Possibilities and Criteria; introduction to a workshop
Andre Faaij, Utrecht University
Presentation Slides

1435

Introduction from Task 35: techno-economics of biotrade chains
Yrjö Solantausta, VTT-Processes, Finland
Presentation Slides
Presentation Video

1455

Introduction from Task 38: Greenhouse Gas emissions from biofuel transportation; accounting of international biofuels trade in national greenhouse-gas inventories
Bernhard Schlamadinger, Gerfried Jungmeier, Joanneum Research, Austria & Leif Gustavsson, Lund University, Sweden
Presentation Slides
Presentation Video - Part 1
Presentation Video - Part 2

1515

Questions for clarication

1530

Coffee Break


Session 2: Practical Experiences with Biotrade


1600

Biomass trade from the perspective of an electric utility: Essent
Martijn Wagener, Essent-Energy, The Netherlands
Presentation Video

1620

Forests Products Industry perspective
Kai Sipilä, VTT-Energy, Finland
Presentation Video

1640

The Swedish experience of biomass trade - trade patterns, incentives and policy aspects
Erik Ling & Karin Ericsson, The Swedish experience: STEM - Sweden
Presentation Slides
Presentation Video

1700

Short questions


Session 3: Supply and Demand


1705

Notes from a developing country´s perspective: Brazil
Jose Moreira CENBIO-USP, Brazil & Arnaldo Walter, University of Campinas, Brazil
Presentation Video

1725

Notes from potential large scale user/trader: Biofuels trade in the Port of Rotterdam
Kees Weststrate, Corporate Development Unit, Port of Rotterdam
Presentation Video

1740

International trade and fuel prices of solid biofuels
Eija Alakangas, EUBIONET and VTT-Processes
Presentation Slides
Presentation Video


Session 4: Panel discussion


1745

Chairs: Ralph Overend and Helena Chum
Participants: various speakers

Workshop Summary
Andre Faaij, Utrecht University
Presentation Slides

1800

End of session






 

List of Participants

Name

Institution

Address

Phone

Fax

e-mail

ALAKANGAS, Eija

VTT-Processes

FINLAND

eija.alakangas@vtt.fi

BAYER, Henrike

Joanneum Research

Elisabethstrasse 5, A-8010 Graz, AUSTRIA

+43 316 876 1338

+43 316 876 1320

henrike.bayer@joanneum.at

BERGNER, Michael

SCA Holz GmbH

Heinrich-George-Vej 24, 21227 Bendestorf GERMANY

+49 4183 778131

+49 4183 77 8132

bergner.scaholz@t-online.de

BJIRG, Jeppe

dk-Technik

DENMARK

+45 39 55 5859

jbj@dk-teknike.dk

BRADLEY, Doug

Douglas Bradley& Assoc.

402 Third Avenue Ottawa, Ontario, K15 2K7 CANADA

+1 613 231 6767

+1 613 230 4503

doug.bradley@rogers.com

COWIE, Annette

State Forests New South Wales

P.O.Box 100, Beecroft, New South Wales 2119, AUSTRALIA

+612 9872 0138

+612 9872 6941

annettec@sf.nsw.gov.au

CHUM, Helena

NREL

1617 Cole Blvd., MS-1613, Golden, Colorado, U.S.A.

Helena_Chum@nrel.gov

DAMEN, Kay

University Utrecht, STS

Padualaan 3704 CH Utrecht, NETHERLANDS

+31 30 253 7645

+31 30 253 7601

k.damen@chem.uu.nl

DONOVAN Charles

Enviros

16 Craafix Lane, London SEI 35W, UNITED KINGDOM

+44 207 940 5400

charles.donovan@enviros.com

ERICSSON, Karin

University of Lund

SWEDEN

karin.ericsson@miljo.lth.se

FAAIJ, Andre

Utrecht University

Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht, NETHERLANDS

+31 30 253 76 43

+31 30 253 76 01

a.p.c.faaij@chem.uu.nl

FENYUESI, Lasslo

Hungarium Institute of Agric. Engineering

H-2100 Gödölh, Tessedik, HUNGARY

fenyuesi@fvmmi.hu

HEERMANN, Claudio

JUNIPER

Sheppards Mill, Uley, GL11 5SP, UNITED KINGDOM

+44 1453 860 750

+44 1453 860 882

heermann@juniper.co.uk

HEINIMO, Jussi

YTI Research Centre

FINLAND

jussi.heinimo@mikkeliamk.fi

HELYNEN, Satu

VTT Processes

P.O. Box 1603, Fin-40101 Jyväskylä, FINLAND

+358 14 67 2661

+385 14 67 2597

Satu.helynen@vtt.fi

JANSEN, Hans

UNECE

hans.jansen@unece.org

KELLERMANN, Dietmar

Province of Styria

Palais Trauttmansdorff, A-8010 Graz, AUSTRIA

+43 316 877 2915

+43 316 877 3998

dietmar.kellermann@stmk.gv.at

KLAUSS-VORREITER, Antje

University Weimer

GERMANY

antje.vorreiter@uni.weimer.de

KLEIJN, Bibi

Babcock & Wilcox Volund

DENMARK

+45 7614 3400

+45 7614 3600

buk@volund.dk

LE NET, Elisabeth

AFOCEL

Domaine de D´Etangon, 77370 Nangis, FRANCE

+33 01 60 67 02 42

+33 01 60 67 02 42

Elisabeth.le-net@afocel.fr

LEVESQUE, Denis

Hydro-Quebec

Montreal, Canada

+1 514 289 5460

d.lev@sympatico.ca

LEWANDOWSKI, Iris

University Utrecht, STS

Padualaan 3704 CH Utrecht, NETHERLANDS

+31 30 253 7240

i.lewandowski@chem.uu.nl

LING, Erik

STEM

SWEDEN

erik.ling@stem.se

MAGEN, Yoram

ORMAT Int.

U.S.A.

ymagen@ormat.com

MEYER, Paula

Novem

P.O.Box 8242, 3503 Re Utrecht, NETHERLANDS

+31 30 2393 774

+31 30 2316 491

p.meyer@novem.nl

MOREIRA, Jose

CENBIO-USP

BRAZIL

rmoreira69@hotmail.com

NIKOLAISEN, Lars

Danish Institut Technologie

DENMARK

lsn@teknologisk.dk

NITSCHE, Max

Tech-Wise Consulting Engineers

Kraftvärksvej, 53 7000 Fredericia, DENMARK

+45 7923 3312

man@techwise.dk

NONHEBEL, Sandarine

University of Groningen

Nyenborgh 49747 AG Groningen, NETHERLANDS

s.nonhebel@fwn.rug.nl

OMALLEY, Vincent

Forfas

IRELAND

vincent.omalley@forfas.ie

ORRLEMAAS, Runus

Port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS

+31 10 501 99 77

+31 10 501 35 02

beejay@lbh.nl

OVEREND, Ralph

NREL

U.S.A.

Ralph_Overend@nrel.gov

PECZPIL, Pal

Hungarium Institute of Agricultural Engineering

H-2100 Gödölh Tessedik, HUNGARY

tmmioz@fvmmi.hu

PURANEN, Johanna

M-real corp.

FINLAND

johanna.puranen@m-real.com

RICHARDSON, Jim

IEA Bioenergy Task 31

1876 Saunderson Dr., Ottawa, Ontario, KIG 2C6 CANADA

+1 613 521 1995

+1 613 521 1997

j.richardson@
on.aibn.com

SCHLAMADINGER, Bernhard

JOANNEUM RESEARCH

Elisabethstrasse 5, A-8010 Graz, AUSTRIA

+43 316 876 1340

+43 316 876 91340

bernhard.schlamadinger@
joanneum.at

SCHOOF, Ad

Min. EA

PO Box 20101, 2600 EC The Hague, NETHERLANDS

a.f.schoof@minez.nl

SEMANDO, Ana

FCT/UNL

PORTUGAL

+35 121 2947543

+35 121 2948543

ala@mail.fet.unl.pt

SHAKIN, Razan

Government of Canada

235 Queen St. K1A 0H5, CANADA

+1 613 952 6326

+1 613 952 8988

Shakin.razan@ic.gc.ca

SIMS, Ralph

Centre for Energy Research

NEW ZEALAND

R.E.Sims@massey.ac.nz

SIPILA, Kai

VTT-Processes

FINLAND

kai.sipila@vtt.fi

SOLANTAUSTA, Yrjö

VTT-Processes

FINLAND

yrjo.solantausta@vtt.fi

SPIEGELEN, Hans

VROM

NETHERLANDS

+31 70 389 4849

hans.spiegelen@minvrom.nl

VAN HURNE, Ernst-Jan

NUON

NETHERLANDS

+ 31 20 597 4296

ernst.jan.van.hurne@nuon.com

VAN REE, R.

ECN

PO Box 1, NETHERLANDS

+31 224 564741

+31 224 560504

vanree@ecn.nl

VARMING, S.

Tech-Wise Consulting Engineers

Kraftvärksvej 53 7000 Fredericia, DENMARK

+45 79233050k

svg@techwise.dk

VESTERINEN, Pirko

VTT Processes

FINLAND

pirko.vesterinen@vtt.fi

VENENDAAL, Rene

BTG

PO Box 217, 7500 AE Enschede, NETHERLANDS

+31 53 489 2897

+31 53 489 3116

venendaal@btgworld.com

VERWIJST, Theo

IEA Bioenergy T30

SWEDEN

Theo.Verwijst@ltv.slu.se

VIGLASKY, Jozef

TU in Zvolen

SK-96053 Zvolen, SLOVAK REPUBLIC

+421 45 5206 875

+421 45 5206 875

viglasky.@vsld.tuzov.sk

WAGENER, Martijn

Essent-Energy

NETHERLANDS

Martijn.Wagener@Essent.nl

WEGER, Jan

RILOG

25243 Pruhonice, CZECH REPUBLIC

+420 2 96528 37

+420 2 67750 440

weger@vukoz.cz

WELLINGER, Arthur

Nova Energie

Chatelstrasse 21, 8355 Aadorf, SWITZERLAND

arthur.wellinger@novaenergie.ch

WESTSTRATE, Kees

Corp. Dev. Unit, Port of Rotterdam

Rotterdam, NETHERLANDS

kees.weststraten@port.rotterdam.nl

WILD, Michael

ABEX

1130 Wien, Auhofstrasse 142a, AUSTRIA

+43 187954 16

+43 187954 17

mwild@abex.at

WOESS-GALLASCH, Susanne

JOANNEUM RESEARCH

Elisabethstrasse 5, A-8010 Graz, AUSTRIA

+43 316 876 1330

+43 316 876 91330

susanne.woess@
joanneum.at