Online conference by COSPP tomorrow (20th) – decentralised energy production in Europe

COSPP – (Cogeneration and On-site Power Production) has put together an interesting package of speakers via video-link for tomorrow.

Snippet here from their website:

The key issues facing the decentralized sector across Europe will be discussed by industry experts and thought-leaders

14:15 – 14:45
Christoph Christoph Burger
Faculty Member and Managing Director, ESMT Customized Solutions GmbH
Christoph will examine Germany’s decentralized energy revolution, covering the history and drivers of the country’s Energiewende, the implications for utilities and the all-important emerging new business models.
15:00 – 15:30
Simon Hobday Simon Hobday
Partner of Pinsent Masons
Simon will look at the some of the structures which are coming forward to deliver decentralized energy projects in the UK, drawing on actual projects and considering advantages over traditional approaches and some potential drawbacks. He will also look at the potential convergence with other aspects of the energy services value chain and potential for a more integrated customer offering.
15:45 – 16:15
Kilmartin Steve Kilmartin
Director, Products and Markets, E/One Utility Systems
The demand for increased generator rating, without increasing the its physical size has led to hydrogen being utilized as a coolant medium. Steve will discuss the pros and cons for using hydrogen, methods used to measure gas purity and dew point, as well as other issues to consider.
16:30 – 17:00
Steve Steve Zilonis
Chairman, World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE)
Steve will focus on the opportunities for decentralized energy that are emerging in the US, in particular for decentralized natural gas CHP, and draw some parallels with the evolving situation in Europe, as well as highlight any lessons that could learnt.
17:15 – 17:45
Keith Keith Boye
Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Precision Iceblast Corporation
Keith will focus on the increased heat transfer, efficiency and decreased carbon emissions that can be achieved by effective heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) maintenance (cleaning) and overhaul.