Programme Overview

VGB Congress "Power Plants 2016"

(Subject to revision)
Conference languages: German and English – simultaneous translation provided

Programme overview:

Last update: 6 September 2016

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Thursday, 22 September 2016

  Wednesday, 21 September 2016
09:00 Visit of the Exhibition
10:00

Opening of the Congress

Opening of the Congress

Dr. Bernhard Fischer, Chairman of the Board of VGB PowerTech e.V.

Welcome Address

Dr. Hartmut Mangold, State Secretary, Saxon State Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport

Uwe Albrecht, Bürgermeister und Beigeordneter für Wirtschaft und Arbeit, Stadt Leipzig

Honours
Plenary session
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11:00
P1
The role of energy supply in the industry 4.0
Dr. Jörg Rothermel, Mitglied der Geschäftsführung des VCI - Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V., Frankfurt am Main, Germany
11:30
P2
Change-Management in connection with industry transformation processes
Jens Baier, Boston Consulting Group, Germany
12:00
Plenary discussion
12:30
Break in the exhibition
"Future energy supply without fossil fuels?"
Chair: Sonja van Renssen, ep energy post, Belgium
14:00
V1
Decarbonisation as a future duty!
Ulrich Benterbusch, Head of Subdivision Efficiency and Heat in Industry and Households, Sustainable Mobility, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany
14:20
V2
National emission reduction = global climate protection?
Dr. Frank Umbach, Research Director of the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security (EUCERS), King‘s College, United Kingdom
14:40
V3
Security of supply – “Cinderella” of the European energy transition?
Hans ten Berge, EURELECTRIC, Belgium
15:00
Panel Discussion
Chair: Sonja van Renssen, ep energy post, Belgium

Speaker V 1 – V 3 and Prof. Dr. Michael Beckmann, Technical University of Dresden, Institute for Process and Environmental Engineering, and Hubertus Altmann, Vattenfall Europe Generation AG, Germany

15:45 Topical issue: The VGB Initiative Hgcap
Dr. Oliver Then, Head of Power Plant Technologies, VGB PowerTech e.V.
16:00
Break in the exhibition
19:00 Welcome Evening
  Thursday, 22 September 2016
Section A: Integration of Renewables
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09:00
A1
Wind farms without subsidies: Challenges and risks for the operator
José Ángel Diaz Alvarez, EDP Renováveis S.A., Spain
09:30
A2
The contribution of Alpine hydropower towards a reliable, sustainable and efficient European power transition
Herfried Harreiter, Andreas Stettler, Dr. Nicolaus Römer, Peter Matt and Johann Herdina, Association of Alpine Hydropower Operators (AGAW), Austria
10:00 Break in the exhibition
10:30
A3
Integrating renewable power plants with battery storage
Luigi Lanuzza, ENEL Green Power, Italy
11:00
A4
Large scale storage options under special consideration of 6x15 MW battery example
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang A. Benesch, STEAG Energy Services GmbH and Christian Karalis, STEAG GmbH, Germany
11:30
A5
Peaking plant Bayonne (New Jersey): A flexible solution to support a volatile grid
Shawn Picard, Ethos Energy USA and Tobias Aschoff, Siemens AG, Germany
12:00 Break in the exhibition
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Section B: New Build Investments
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09:00
B1
First operational experience with advanced materials in USC boilers of RWE Generation
Dr. Frank Neumann, Christoph Götte, Dr. Jens Hannes, Georg Bung and Dr. Reinhold Elsen, RWE Generation SE, Germany
09:30
B2
Experiences GKM 9
Klaus Metzger, Hubert Dorn and Rolf Stork, Grosskraftwerk Mannheim AG, Germany
10:00 Break in the exhibition
10:30
B3
"Fortuna” at Lausward: a modern, highly flexible CHP megaproject reduces emissions with improved efficiency
Andrew Schmid, Stadtwerke Düsseldorf and Andreas Senzel, Siemens AG, Germany
11:00
B4
Large scale and high efficient biomass power plants with fluidised bed combustion in Europe
Teemu Nevalainen, Amec Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, Finland
11:30
B5
Overview on nuclear new build projects and global perspectives
Jean Pol Poncelet, FORATOM, Belgium
12:00 Break in the exhibition
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Section C: Asset Optimisation & Environmental Protection
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13:30
C1
Implications of the new BREF-LCP / BAT conclusions
Dr. Klaus-Dieter Tigges, Chairman of the EPPSA Technology Committee, EPPSA a.i.s.b.l., Belgium
14:00
C2
Meeting the BREF limits – Technological solutions for new and existing plants
Dr. Matthias Jochem, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe, Germany
14:30 Break in the exhibition
15:15
C3
Plasma ignitor - Merit order improvement by reduced start-up costs
Gerhard Heinz, GE Power AG, Germany
15:45
C4
Overview on measures to increase flexibility in existing coal fired power plants and economic assessment
Udo Gade, Vattenfall Europe Generation AG and Jörg Böwe Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Europe, Germany
16:15
C5
Converting CFB boilers from coal to 100% biomass combustion
Jan Žižka und Ludvík Pavlík, ČEZ Inženýring, s.r.o., Tschechische Republik; Hynek Lang, ČEZ, a.s., Czech Republic
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Section D: Commercial Optimisation
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13:30
D1
The value of flexibility for fossil fuel power plants under the conditions of the German Electricity Market 2.0
Sascha Lüdge, Vattenfall Europe Generation AG, Germany
14:00
D2
Benchmarking of technical wind farm OPEX using the concept of characteristic numbers
Dr. Rudolf Zauner, VERBUND Hydro Power GmbH, Austria
14:30 Break in the exhibition
15:15
D3
Performing in a changing environment
Dr. Peter Struckmann, Uniper Kraftwerke GmbH, Germany
15:45
D4
Raising performance in power plant operation: Success starts in the control room
Hans-Christian Ostertag, Siemens AG, Germany
16:15
D5
Changing maintenance organisation
Dinc Memis, Utility/GE, Germany
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