Events 2017

25.10.2017 - 26.10.2017

International VDI Conference 2017

EPPSA supports the International VDI Conference 2017 on Gas Turbines.

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27.06.2017 - 29.06.2017

Power-Gen Europe - Cologne, Germany

EPPSA supports Power-Gen Europe and the secretariat will attend and represent the association at the Exhibition. Come and visit us in Hall8, Booth M38!

Now in its 25th year, POWER-GEN Europe and co-located Renewable Energy World Europe, is the dynamic centre point, where a rapidly evolving power industry meets to gather information and compare views on shared opportunities and challenges. Attracting a worldwide audience, it is the industry’s premier event, resolved to discussing solutions for advancing Europe's energy future.

Featuring the leading suppliers, sub-suppliers, service providers and end-users across the entire power generation value chain, POWER-GEN Europe and Renewable Energy World Europe encapsulate all aspects of today’s centralised and distributed power generation sector. Together they combine strategic and technical presentations with the largest trade show exhibition of power equipment and services in Europe.

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EUSEW - Bioenergy in district heating: local changes for regional benefits

For the first time, the decarbonisation of the heating and cooling sector (H&C) is addressed by EU legislation, as in the proposed recast of the Renewable Energy Directive. While H&C represents 50% of the final energy consumption in the EU, heating buildings and households still is a major challenge today – with an overall lack of information on the subject.

This event, organised by the European Biomass Association (AEBIOM), in collaboration with the European Power Plant Suppliers Association (EPPSA) and the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT), will shed light on how to bring concrete solutions – with best-practice examples – for the decarbonisation of the H&C sector through district heating.

Renewable district heating (DH) is an enabling technology that allows for a greater utilisation of renewables in the heating sector. This event will explore not only the environmental benefits of such switches, but plenty of energy security, economic growth and job market advantages too.

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Download the presentation by Mr Jedamzik, Municipal biomass as future fuel for district heating.

EUSEW - Market driven future potential of Bio-CC(U)S

The ratification of the Paris Agreement is an important step towards reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating climate change. With the aim of restricting the global temperature increase to "well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5°C" the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates a remaining budget of around 1000 - 1600 gigatonnes of carbon. This calls for a significant reduction of greenhouse gas emission throughout this century. One tool to comply with tough emission restrictions is negative CO2 emissions, or Carbon Capture and Storage of biogenic CO2 emissions (Bio-CCS).

Capturing and permanently storing CO2 originating from biomass enables a withdrawal of CO2 from the atmosphere. Bio-CCS is currently the only known large-scale carbon negative solution that is highlighted in global climate change mitigation efforts and the significance of negative emissions is expected to increase after the ratification of the Paris Agreement.

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Download the presentation by Dr Bergins, Synergies of Bio-CHP and Bio-CCU for combined heat and fuel production.


EPPSA 11th Technology Evening

On Monday 23 January 2017, EPPSA held its annual Technology Evening at the Residence Palace in Brussels which featured a keynote speech by Mr Dominique Ristori, Director-General for Energy at the European Commission followed by a panel debate on the recently published 'Clean Energy for all Europeans' package.

The event, which welcomed over 110 participants from EU institutions, industry stakeholders, NGOs and media, was the opportunity for a first exchange of views on the content of the European Commission package and on how innovative thermal power generation technologies can enable the low-carbon energy transition.

More information on the content of discussions, the presentations and pictures of the event are available HERE.