Bioenergy


Introduction to Bioenergy

Content

  • Introduction to biogas, biomass and biofuel technologies
  • Sustainability aspects
  • Available technologies and their applications
  • Project development and implementation
  • Key success factors
  • Required legal frameworks and support mechanisms
  • Economic and financing aspects
  • Case study exercises
  • Excursion to outstanding bioenergy projects

Learning objectives

After the seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Classify resources and technologies
  • Evaluate costs and benefits
  • Know the relevant project development and implementation steps
  • Discuss legal frameworks and support mechanisms

    Target groups

    This training suits those who:

    • Are interested in expanding their activities to the field of bioenergy
    • Need a starting point to understand the different bioenergy technologies and sectors
    • Would like to increase their knowledge about bioenergy

    Duration

    3 - 5 days




    Understanding Biogas Plants

    Content

    • Technology review
    • Sustainability aspects
    • Classification of biogas plants  
    • Anaerobic digestion
    • Biogas feedstock
    • Energetic conversion of biogas
    • Digestate as fertiliser  
    • Development and feasibility assessment of biogas projects
    • Promotional frameworks and mechanisms
    • Costs, profitability and financing
    • Case study exercises
    • Excursion to outstanding biogas projects

    Learning objectives

    After the seminar, participants will be able to:

    • Know the characteristics of the available biogas technologies as well as the feedstock and the output of a biogas plant
    • Calculate the economic feasibility of a biogas project
    • Discuss legal frameworks and support mechanisms
    • Evaluate the relevant steps when planning and implementing a biogas project

      Target groups

      This training suits those who:

      • Are interested in expanding their activities in the field of biogas
      • Would like to assess biogas project opportunities
      • Would like to increase their knowledge about biogas technologies

      Duration

      3 - 5 days




      Biomass Heat and Power Plants

      Content

      • Resources
      • Sustainability aspects
      • Processing: thermo-chemical conversion, pyrolysis, gasification
      • Biomass technologies: biomass heat and power plants, biomass heating plants
      • Project development and implementation
      • Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of biomass heat and power plants
      • Economics
      • Required legal frameworks and support mechanisms
      • Case study exercises
      • Excursion to outstanding biomass projects

      Learning objectives

      After the seminar, participants will be able to:

      • Classify the different resources of biomass as well as different processing technologies
      • Evaluate economic and technical feasibility of biomass projects
      • Discuss legal frameworks and support mechanisms
      • Debate the advantages and challenges when using biomass as an energy resource

      Target groups

      This training suits those who:

      • Are project developers or engineers who want to expand their field of activities
      • Work in consultancies or financing institutions
      • Work for public authorities, ministries or (non)- and governmental organisations

        Duration

        2 - 3 days




        First and second generation of biofuels

        Content

        • Resources
        • Production of different biofuels  
        • Specifications of biofuels
        • Applications
        • Project planning and development of biodiesel/ bioethanol production projects
        • Economics of biodiesel / bioethanol projects
        • Second generation: resources, technologies and conversion
        • Market development and legal frameworks
        • Sustainability aspects and certification

        Learning objectives

        After the seminar, participants will be able to:

        • Classify the different resources and processing technologies
        • Evaluate economic and technical feasibility of biodiesel projects
        • Discuss legal requirements
        • Debate the advantages and challenges of energy plants

          Target groups

          This training suits those who:

          • Are project developers or engineers who want to expand their field of activities
          • Work in consultancies or financing institutions
          • Work for public authorities, ministries or (non)- and governmental organisations

          Duration

          2 - 3 days

          Salem Kadi
          Sales and International Project Development
          Tel: +49 (0) 30 526 895 884
          Fax: +49 (0) 30 526 895 899
          Email: kadi[at]renac.de


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