October 1 and 2, 2018

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EU Policies and Legislation

The Impact of New EU Legislation on Waste-to-Energy
Dr. Ella Stengler, Managing Director, CEWEP – Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants e.V., Brussels, Belgium

Best Available Techniques (BAT) Reference Document (BREF) for Waste Incineration –Status and Last Steps of the Review
Dr. Frederik Neuwahl European IPPC Bureau (EIPPCB), European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Seville, Spain

The Role of Waste-to-Energy in the EU’s Long-term Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Strategy
Patrick Clerens, Secretary General, European Suppliers of Waste to Energy Technology (ESWET), Brussels

Strategy and Perspectives

China's Green Economy: Corporate Acquisitions and Political Strategy – For a Better Environment in China: BEHL and EEW Realize First Chinese-German Energy from Waste Project –
Dipl.-Phys. Karl-Heinz Müller, Chief Operating Officer of EEW Energy from Waste GmbH, Helmstedt, Germany

Country Reports

Waste Management in Bosnia and Herzegovina – Current Situation and Perspectives
Mehmed Cero, Ph.D., Assistant Minister on Environment, Federal Ministry on Environment and Tourism, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Worldwide Waste-to-Energy Market – Where are the Upcoming Projects?
Amedeo C. Vaccani, Managing Partner, Practice Leader Sustainability and Waste, A. Vaccani & Partner AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Why Major Projects Fail – a Snapshot on Deal Killers, Disruption of Projects and Project Related Dispute Resolution
Attorney Dr. Tobias Faber, Hogan Lovells International LLP, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Energy-from-Waste Project Development EPC Contractor & O&M Contractor as One-Stop-Shop?
Christophe Cord'homme, Business & Products Development Director, Environment Sector CNIM Constructions Industrielles de la Méditerranée S.A., Paris, France

Optimisation und Efficiency

Capacity, Efficiency and Emissions: Pushing the Limits of Waste-to-Energy Plants
Dr. Reto Strobel, Senior Process Engineer Design Hitachi Zosen Inova AG, Zurich, Switzerland

Example Plants and Experiences in the Plant Construction and Operation

Technical Concept and Energy Management of the Tampere Waste-to-Energy Plant in Finland
Dipl.-Ing. Mika Pekkinen, Managing Director of Tammervoima Oy, Tampere, Finland

Processing of Incinerator Bottom Ash

Mining Incinerator Bottom Ash for Heavy Non-ferrous Metals and Precious Metals
Dr. Jan-Peter Born, Manager Business Development Energy N. V. HVC, Alkmaar, Netherlands

Hazardous Property HP14 of MSWI Bottom Ash
Dipl.-Chem. Hermann Nordsieck, Professor Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Rommel, Managing Director Dr. Karsten Wambach bifa Umweltinstitut GmbH, Augsburg, Germany Dr.-Ing. Ragnar Warnecke Managing Director of GKS – Gemeinschaftskraftwerk Schweinfurt GmbH, Germany

Boiler Cleaning

Methods for Optimized Online Cleaning
Dipl.-Ing. Franziska Graube, Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Grahl Professor Dr.-Ing. Michael Beckmann, Dipl.-Ing. Matthias Reiche Technical University Dresden, Germany

Boosting Boiler Efficiency and Availability through Fouling Management
Martin Ellebro, Chief Technology Officer, Wave Impact Heat Management AB, Sundbyberg, Sweden

Experience with Materials and Corrosion

Relevant Thermochemical Processes in Biomass Fired Power Plants
Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Spiegel Managing Director of CheMin GmbH, Augsburg, Germany

Experience in Managing the Superheater Corrosion of the Waste-to-Energy Plant in Naples
Lorenzo Zaniboni, Technical Director, Ing. Simone Malvezzi, Ing. Maurizio Rossi, A2A Ambiente S.p.A., Brescia, Italy

New Silicon Nitride-Bonded Silicon Carbide Tile System for Waste-to-Energy Boilers – Implemented Optimisations in Installation, Process (Heat Transfer) and Service Life
Jos van der Hoeff, Managing Director of Van der Hoeff Refractories BV, Limmen, Netherlands
Dipl.-Ing. Karl-Ulrich Martin, Managing Director of DETACK GmbH, Ludwigsburg, Germany

Sewage Sludge

Treatment of Sewage Sludge in Europe: Status Quo and Perspectives of Energy and Phosphorus Recovery Illustrated by the Example of Selected Countries
Dipl.-Ing. Martin Gutjahr, Managing Director, wandschneider + gutjahr ingenieurgesellschaft mbh Hamburg, Germany
Professor Dr.-Ing. Johannes Müller-Schaper, PFI Planungsgemeinschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hanover, Germany

Processes and Techniques for the Treatment of Sewage Sludge
Professor Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Harald Raupenstrauch, Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Ponak Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria

Recovery of Phosphorus in Sewage Sludge Treatment
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont. Andreas Schönberg, Owner, S-PEC e.U., Graz, Austria

Location Based Solutions for Thermal Sewage Sludge Utilisation and Phosphorus Recovery – Current Projects at EVN / WTE / S2E –
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Thomas Gröbl, EVN Wärmekraftwerke GmbH, Zwentendorf an der Donau, Austria

Improving the Energetic Self-Sufficiency of Waste Water Treatment Plants Tool for Needs-based Configuration of the Thermal Sludge Gasification Process
Dr. Eoin Butler, Project Development / Sales Kopf SynGas GmbH & Co. KG, Tübingen, Germany

Mechanical(-Biological) Waste Treatment and Energy Recovery from Solid Recovered Fuels

Mercury Removal System Using a Splitted Preheater – First Experiences in the Cement Industry –
Dipl.-Ing. Holger Reinhold, Process Engineer Industrial Minerals Industry Scheuch GmbH, Aurolzmünster, Austria

Hydrothermal Carbonisation, Pyrolysis and Gasification

Alternative Thermal Treatment technologies for Municipal Solid Waste – Overview of Gasification and Pyrolysis Processes, Their Status and Performance –
Frans Lamers, M.Sc., Principal Consultant, DNV GL Group, Arnheim, Netherlands

Flue Gas Treatment

History of Flue Gas Treatment for Waste Incineration Plants Since 1981 to the Present
Fons Doms, Directeur, Milieucoördinator IVOO Intergemeentelijke Vereniging voor het afvalbeheer voor Oostende en Ommeland,Oostende, Belgium

Influence of New Best Available Techniques Reference Document (BREF) on Future Concepts for Flue Gas Treatment – What Will Change?
Dipl.-Ing. Ruediger Margraf, Managing Director of LUEHR FILTER GmbH, Stadthagen, Germany

Improved SNCR Performance by Means of Innovative Control Concepts
Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Schüttenhelm, Senior Vice President Business Development & Technology ERC Emissions-Reduzierung-Concepte GmbH, Buchholz i.d.N., Germany

Bromine-enhanced Mercury Emissions Control at Divers Waste Incineration Plants in Germany and France
Professor Dr.-Ing. Bernhard W. Vosteen, Vosteen Consulting GmbH, Cologne, Germany
Ingénieur Xavier Chaucherie, M.Sc., Expert, SARPI-Veolia, Direction du Développement Industriel, de l'Innovation et de la Recherche, Limay, France

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Waste Management Volume 8