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Euro-Global Summit and Expo on Biomass, will be organized around the theme “A Step towards Development of Green Future”

Euro Biomass 2016 is comprised of 15 tracks and 57 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Euro Biomass 2016.

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Wind energy development has grown rapidly from past few years in order to meet the needs of people as an alternative source of energy. Predominantly, the production of biomass energy from various metamorphoses methods are invented and developed. Biomass transformation is the process of transforming biomass feedstock into the energy that can be pre-owned to generate heat and electricity. Bioenergy can be changed into power through thermo-chemical cycles i.e. combustion, gasification and pyrolysis or bio-chemical operations like anaerobic digestion. Renewable technologies have made up to 7% of electricity generated in 2010-this will arise as the UK aims to meet its EU target of generating 30% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020. 

  • Track 1-1Biomass for Electricity Generation
  • Track 1-2Heat and Power Generation
  • Track 1-3Domestic Heating
  • Track 1-4Community Heating
  • Track 1-5Power Plants
  • Track 1-6Latest Conversion Technologies in Biomass

Biomass is pre-treated and then transformed to synthesis gas via gasification. The resulting syngas is then cleaned preliminary to conversion to liquid biofuels, typically via Fischer Tropsch or the Mobil process. There are two main biomass-based liquid propellant in the market place today, ethanol and biodiesel. Some 20 Mm 3 y -1 of ethanol is produced with an energy content of 425 PJ, manufacturing this the second most important biofuel. A much smaller amount of biodiesel is used in the USA and Europe. Generally a tonne of cane produces between 125 and 140 kg of raw sugar, or between 70 and 80 litres of ethanol, although a tonne of maize, with about 70% to 75% starch content, will produce between 440 and 460 L t -1 with wet and dry corn crushing, respectively.

  • Track 2-1 Jet fuel for Heavy Machines from Biomass
  • Track 2-2Liquid Biofuels from Biomass
  • Track 2-3Cellulosic Ethanol from Biomass
  • Track 2-4Trending Research from Biomass

Agricultural biomass which could be pre-owned for energy production is defined as biomass residues from field agricultural crops and biomass from the concomitant of the processing of agricultural products. In the last decade, the demand for energy wood in Europe increased and experts anticipate a further increase in future due to socio-political changes. The largest renewable propellant used in Europe is wood which can be used in non-identical forms from sticks to pellets to sawdust. In some countries, like Poland and Finland, wood meets more than 80% of renewable-energy demand. Europe consumed 13m tonnes of wood pellets in 2012, corresponding to International wood Markets Group, a Canadian company.

  • Track 3-1Energy Wood in Europe and other Countries
  • Track 3-2Biomass from Forest Residues
  • Track 3-3Biomass Feedstock
  • Track 3-4Biomass from Animal Matter
  • Track 3-5Biomass from Organic Waste
  • Track 3-6Growing Designated Energy Crops
  • Track 3-7Biomass from Agricultural Residues
  • Track 3-8Sugar Pellets
  • Track 3-9Industrial Wastes and Co-Products

The initial part of supply chain is finding a suitable biomass feedstock. A biofuels supply chain has several components associated through the flow of materials. Components incorporate feedstock production, feedstock logistics, conversion/upgrading and distribution. Materials transform format and characteristics as they move through the supply chain. It starts right from biomass resource harvesting and goes on to comprise biomass collection, processing, storage and eventually its transportation to the point of ultimate utilization. The market, by component, is grouped into software and hardware. Based on delivery mode, the market is categorized into web-based, on-premise, and cloud-based.

  • Track 4-1Biomass Supply Planning and Management
  • Track 4-2Innovations Improving Financial Feasibility
  • Track 4-3Social and Organizational/ Institutional
  • Track 4-4Policy and Regulatory Issues in Biomass Supply

Production of energy crops could potentially compete for land with food cropping as demand for biomass increases. Biomass customers may be locked in long-term supply contracts with a single supplier making it difficult to get competitive pricing in the future. Alternative impacts are similar to those covered in the District Heating and Combined Heat and Power pages. The non-destructive pilot market is estimated to be valued at USD 12.98 Billion in 2015 and is projected to outstretch USD 18.88 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 7.78% from 2014 to 2020.

  • Track 5-1Thermal Conversion of Biomass
  • Track 5-2Chemical Conversion of Biomass
  • Track 5-3Biochemical Conversion of Biomass
  • Track 5-4Electrochemical Conversion of Biomass

Renewable energy is energy that is generated from natural processes that are continuously replenished. This includes sunlight, geothermal heat, wind, tides, water, and various forms of biomass. This energy cannot be exhausted and is constantly renewed. Biomass, is a renewable organic matter, and can include biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms, such as wood, waste, and alcohol fuels.

  • Track 6-1Wood energy
  • Track 6-2Waste energy

Energy market dynamics, especially fluctuations in petroleum and natural gas prices, have long affected the profitability of agricultural management. Renewable propellant standard programs originating under the Energy policy Act of 2005 and the Energy ability and Security Act of 2007, the part of U.S corn production supplying the ethanol market has grown from 70.5% in 2001 to 23.2% in 2008. This deviation of corn from export markets has had likely impacts on global food prices. The automotive exhaust after treatment systems market is evaluated to be 141,366.05 Thousand units in 2015, and is projected to extend 206,430.48 thousand units by 2020, growing at a CAGR of 7.87% during the forecast period.

  • Track 7-1Impacts to Air, Water and Soil
  • Track 7-2Comparative Analysis of Bioenergy with other Energy Options
  • Track 7-3Sustainability of Biomass Resources
  • Track 7-4Life Cycle Analysis for Various Bioenergy Pathways

The two main alternative routes of second generation biofuels are Bio-chemical and Thermo-chemical. Second generation biofuels are expected to be preferable to many of the first generation biofuels in terms of energy balances, greenhouse gas emission reductions, land use compulsion, and competition for land, food, fibre and water. The potential raw material for second-generation biofuels management considered in this study are biomass from crops residues, other non-food energy crops, wood/forestry silt, and jatropha and algae. Advanced energy storage systems assist in maintaining power quality, distribution reliability, energy management, and improvement of grid efficiency.

  • Track 8-1Lignocellulosic Biomass
  • Track 8-2Thermochemical Routes
  • Track 8-3Syngas from Biomass

The UK’s purpose of renewable energy sources is low in comparison to most other European Member States. As a capacity of total energy use, the contribution from renewable authority was 1.5% in 2005 though this had doubled to 3% in 2009. The 2009 Wind Energy Directive sets a target for the UK to achieve 15% of its energy consumption from renewable sources by 2020.The UK NREAP advise that that the 15% target could be reached by achieving contributions from renewables in three essential sectors of around 30% of electricity demand, including 2% from small-scale sources, 12% of heat demand, 10% of transport demand. In 2010, 72% of the pellet manufacturing capacity in Canada was utilised, and 94% of generation, 1.4 million tonnes, was exported, of which 90% to Europe.

  • Track 9-1International Trade of Bioenergy
  • Track 9-2European Standards and Requirements for Bioenergy

Biomass wastes can be transformed into clean energy and/or fuels by a variety of technologies, ranging from conventional combustion process to state-of-the art thermal depolymerisation technology. Biomass waste-to-energy conversion reduces greenhouse gas emissions in two ways. Heat and electrical energy is generated which reduces the dependence on power plants based on fossil fuels. The greenhouse gas emissions are significantly reduced by preventing methane emissions from landfills. 

  • Track 10-1Waste wood as Biomass
  • Track 10-2Biomass waste products
  • Track 10-3Algae Biomass

Biofuels are previously a small but rapidly growing contributor to the transport fuels market. In 2005, global fuel ethanol manufacture was approximately 36,000 million litres and biodiesel approximately 4,000 million litres. This is sufficient to displace roughly 2% of global gasoline utilization and 0.3% of global diesel consumption. These amounts are modest but growing rapidly. It is typically acknowledged that bioenergy can make a serious contribution in meeting energy security and economic development goals, as well as helping to diminish GHG emissions. Increasing desire of electricity and environmental concerns has put the pressure on countries to increase the focus on renewable energy.

  • Track 11-1Production of Biofuels from Biomass
  • Track 11-2Production of Biodiesel from Biomass
  • Track 11-3Production of Biochemicals from Biomass
  • Track 11-4Production of Biogas from Biomass

Pyrolysis is the thermal decomposition of biomass occurring in the absence of oxygen. It is the fundamental chemical reaction that is the precursor of both the combustion and gasification processes and occurs naturally in the first two seconds. The products of biomass pyrolysis include biochar, bio-oil and gases including methane, hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and carbon dioxide. Depending on the thermal environment and the final temperature, pyrolysis will yield mainly biochar at low temperatures, less than 450 0C, when the heating rate is quite slow, and mainly gases at high temperatures, greater than 800 0C, with rapid heating rates. At an intermediate temperature and under relatively high heating rates, the main product is bio-oil.

  • Track 12-1Pyrolysis of Biomass
  • Track 12-2Wood pyrolysis
  • Track 12-3Pyrolysis UK
  • Track 12-4Advances in pyrolysis gasification

As solid misuse decomposes in landfills, a gas is emitted that is approximately 50% methane (CH4 ) and 50% carbon dioxide (CO2 ), the pair of which are GHGs. LFG energy technologies capture CH4 to prevent it from being emitted to the atmosphere, and can diminish landfill CH4 emissions by between 60% and 90%. This bio methane is 0.2% of total biofuels equipped to road transport, 0.006% of total fuels equipped for road transport (DECC, 2014a), and 0.1% of the 85 PJ of biogas made from landfill sites and the anaerobic digestion of wastes in 2013 (DECC, 2014a). About 85 PJ of biogas were produced in the UK in 2013, and used especially for electricity generation. The welding gas/shielding gas market is projected to fatten from USD 7.17 Billion in 2015 to reach USD 9.46 Billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 5.70%.

  • Track 13-1Methane Gas from Biomass
  • Track 13-2Ethanol Gas from Biomass
  • Track 13-3Vegetable oils from Biomass
  • Track 13-4Animal Fats from Biomass

Distinctive kinds of biomass have been used as carbon sources in the microbial cultivations under submerged and solid-state fermentations. The interpretation of the soil microbial biomass is the living portion of the soil organic matter, excluding plant roots and soil animals bigger than 5 x 10-3 um3 . The microbial biomass generally comprises approximately 2% of the total organic matter in soil and it may be efficiently dismissed as of minor importance in the soil. The bioburden pilot market is expected to reach $565.6 Million by 2019 from $354.4 Million in 2014, at a CAGR of 9.8% from 2014 to 2019.

  • Track 14-1Micro Algal Biomass
  • Track 14-2Molasses
  • Track 14-3Microbial Biomass
  • Track 14-4Bacterial Biomass