Energy and Rural Business Show

3 - 4 March 2020
East of England Arena

UK

23 - 24 October 2019
The Hub, Kilkenny

Ireland

ENERGY NOW EXPO - WEDNESDAY 4 MARCH

An open forum for existing AD plant owners and operators to discuss ways to optimise & enhance the performance of their plants. A panel of industry experts will answer queries on key areas including:

Chair - Dr Kiara Zennaro, Head of Biogas, Renewable Energy Association (REA)

  • Feedstocks - Taking a long-term view - Jeremy Dale, Managing Director, AD Feedstock Services
  • Plant operation  - Ana Afonso, Site Support and Optimization Engineer, Future Biogas
  • Optimising yields and process - Tim Elsome, General Manager, FM Bioenergy 
    • View Tim's presentation here.
  • Digestate Management - Dr Becky Wheeler, Director, Head of Consultancy, 4R Group
    • View Becky's presentation here.
  • CO2 - An option for enhancing the value of biomethane-to-grid plants? - Andrew Winship, Business Development Manager, Air Liquide
    • View Andrew's presentation here.​​​​​​​

Sponsored by:

Kensa Heat Pumps

 

Chair - Bean Beanland, Chairman, Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA)

  • Decarbonisation of heat and the role of ground source heat pumps - Chris Davidson, Director, GeniusEnergyLab
    • View David's presentation here.
  • How to save money with ground source heat pumps - Steve Costello, Business Development Manager, Kensa Heat Humps 
    • View Steve's presentation here.
  • Air Source Heating in action - Ron Mahoney, Senior Business Development Manager, Global Energy Systems
    • View Ron's presentation here.

Chair - Jon Swain, Technical Director, National Farmers Union Energy (NFU Energy)

  • Managing energy costs sustainably  - what will the market influences be going forward? - Sean Pinder, Director, Utility Team
    • View Sean's presentation here.
  • Effective on farm energy efficiency measures - James Wayman, Project Engineer, National Farmers Union Energy (NFU Energy)
    • View James' presentation here.
  • Soil carbon management - Stephen Briggs, Head of Soil & Water, Innovation for Agriculture
    • View Stephen's presentation here.

Chair - Rob Meadley, Senior Associate, Brown & Co

  • Woodland creation, the associated opportunities and environmental benefits - Mark Broadmeadow, Principal Adviser Climate Change, Forestry Commission
    • View Mark's presentation here.
  • Energy crops and non-wood biomass - markets, self-supply options & benefits - Kevin Lindegaard, Director, Crops for Energy
    • View Kevin's presentation here.
  • There’s no such thing as waste coffee! - Matt Keniston, Head of Commercial Biofuels, Biobean

Sponsored by:

Verderg

Chair - Simon Hamlyn, Chief Executive Officer, British Hydropower Association (BHA)

  • Hydropower, electric vehicles and storage. How can they work together? - Ian Cook, Director, ICCL (Hydro)
  • VETT - An innovative solution for low-head hydropower - Lars Boerner, Managing Director, VerdErg Renewable Energy Ltd
    • View Lars' presentation here.

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'Good quality leads, visitors genuinely interested. Very well organised, more so than other events we have attended. Food was really good!'

CHRISTINE MILLER
International Energy Crops Ltd

 

In Association with

CLA

NFU

Supported By

ABDA

AF

BHA

EEAS

fram farmers

GSHP

HPA

LOWCVP

NNFCC

REA

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