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Workshop in Brussels

FLEXI BURN CFB Demonstration Project in FP7

Development of High-Efficiency Circulating Fluidized Bed Technology to Provide Flexible Air/Oxy Operation for a Power Plant with Carbon Capture and Storage

Time: Thursday, March 24, 2011, 09.00 - 16.00

Place: Sandton Hotel Leopold Brussels, Rue du Luxembourg 35, 1050 Brussels

Objective: Introduction of FLEXI BURN CFB project (239188) with its achievements and results in a halfway of the project.

FLEXI BURN CFB project aims to develop and demonstrate a power plant concept based on the Circulating Fluidized Bed (CFB) technology combined with Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). The plant will be based on the super critical once through (SC OTU) technology and oxygen-firing with carbon capture, hence, providing high efficiency, operational flexibility and potential for an almost 100% reduction in CO2. The fuel flexibility of the CFB technology enables the utilization of indigenous fossil fuels with simultaneous co-firing of biomass. Thus, the technology provides potential for addressing the needs for climate change mitigation, security of supply and reduction of dependence on imported coals.

Content: The workshop will provide an overview of the current status of CCS development by keynote speaker Stanley Santos (Project Manager, IEAGHG). The Introduction of FLEXI BURN CFB project is followed by the overview of the results presented by Work Package Leaders (VTT, Foster Wheeler Energia Oy, CIUDEN, ENDESA and EDP). Utilities point of view of the technology development is provided by Vattenfall.

Workshop agenda, Thursday, March 24, 2011
09:00 Welcome and opening words
09:15 CCS overview (Stanley Santos, IEA)
10:00 FLEXI BURN CFB project overview (VTT)
10:10 Oxygen-firing knowledge – Comparison of air- and oxygen-firing (WP1, VTT)
10:30 Development of design tools (WP2, FWEOY)
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Demonstration tests at CIUDEN large pilot unit and Lagisza 460 MWe SC-OTU CFB (WP3, CIUDEN)
12:00 Boiler design and performance (WP4, FWEOY)
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Power plant integration, optimization and economics for a commercial scale plant (WP5, ENDESA)
14:00 Feasibility and readiness for the utilization of the technology within different regions of EU (WP6, EDP)
14:30 Utility point of views of CCS and FLEXI BURN CFB project (Vattenfall, PVO)
15:00 Coffee break
15:30 Discussion: comments and recommendations for the FLEXI BURN CFB project
16:00 Closure

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FLEXI BURN CFB | EU FP7 | 2009 - 2012