Repurposing biomass plants - financial and technical implications.
16:50 - 17:30
With investors looking for optimum returns throughout a plant's lifespan, repurposing from one fuel source to another can make good business sense. This session explores the challenges and what's to be gained from repurposing to waste to energy.
Charlie is a Director in Foresight’s Infrastructure team and leads investments in the waste and biomass sectors. His previous experience includes developing, and investing in, Bioenergy Infrastructure Group, and delivery of a pipeline of project-financed greenfield waste wood CHP facilities. Foresight invests in construction stage and operational waste processing and bioenergy infrastructure assets in the UK, Europe, Australia and North America.
Dr Gerry Riley
Head of Business Development and Policy
Dr. Gerry Riley has over 36 years’ experience in the power sector, focusing on engineering, design, construction and commissioning of fossil-fuel and biomass-fired large industrial and utility boilers, burners and ancillaries.
He is currently leading on RJM’s work in delivering RJM’s unique emissions reduction solutions and combustion efficiency improvements to the biomass and Energy from Waste sector.
Gerry is a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and Executive Member and Division chair for the combustion division of the Fuel and Energy Research Forum.