Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency Topics including Waste to Energy Aspects

Topic/ Language/ Author

The biomass quality assessment (Latvian); by Dr. Sc. Ing. Aivars Zandeckis, EKODOMA Ltd.

Training duration (hrs)

1 hour

Description

Quality criteria of solid fuels, standards of solid biofuels - how it impact burning, classsification of biofuel, etc.

Training is suitable for

DHS owners and staff, technical students

The performance test of boiler houses and CHP plants at boiler/ equipment commissioning (Latvian); by Dr. Sc. Ing. Aivars Zandeckis, EKODOMA Ltd.

2 hours

Performance tests and standards, methods of determination of efficiency, emissions and losses, warranty for thermal insulation, samples of fuel, testing process, typical mistakes in defining guarantees, etc.

DHS owners and staff, technical students

Biomass gasification process - extraction of singas from biomass and its further use in energy systems (Latvian); by Dr. Sc. Ing. Vladimir Kirsanov, Riga Technical University

1 hour

Choice of biomass conversion technology, by-products – tar, biocoal, technological solutions, etc.

DHS owners and staff, technical students

Exploration of combustion process (Latvian); by Dr. Sc. Ing. Vladimir Kirsanov, Riga Technical University

1 hour

Laboratory of exploration of combustion process, purpose of measurements, requirements of legislation, standarts, requirements of consumers, demands of producers, procedure of determination of boiler efficiency, methods, main factors influencing combustion quality, used fuel, power of boiler, equipment, testing in laboratory, measurement procedure

DHS owners and staff, technical students

The burning of final waste products and fuels from waste (Latvian); by Dr. Sc. Ing. Julia Guscha, Riga Technical University

2 hours

Process of obtaining fuel from waste, on waste derived fuel, solid recovered fuel, suitable and inappropriate raw materials, quality, possible use of waste derived fuel, waste burning technologies and available capacities, capital costs, emissions, etc. 

DHS owners and staff, technical students

2 hours

Experience of the company to the diversification of fuels – lessons learnt and discoveries, its future development projects, e.g. solar collector systems with a heat storage tank and biomass boiler houses with a capacity of 3 MW etc.

DHS owners and staff, technical students

The impact of RES on the efficiency of centralized heat supply systems (Latvian); by Dr. Sc. Ing. Aleksander Zajac, RIX Dimensija Ltd. and Riga Technical University

1 hour

Existing energy policy and challenges, development of DH technology, seasonal heat storage, biomass gasification, petrothermal energy, hybrid heat supply – 2 directions, district cooling, heat pumps in DHS, changes in Latvia`s DHS, development of DHS in Latvia, research on DHS planning tool elaboration, etc.

DHS owners and staff, technical students

Biomass availability and logistics, combustion technologies (Latvian); by Dr. Sc. Ing. Edgars Vigants,  Ludzas Enerģija Ltd. and Riga Technical University

1 hour

Global availability of wood biomass resources, global trade of wood chips, trade balance of biomass of Latvia, wood demand and supply, self-sufficiency, on capacities of boiler houses/CHP`s and consumed fuel in Latvia, fuel structure, costs of fuel, heating tariffs, types of wood fuel, biomass quality, different biomass plants

DHS owners and staff, technical students

Condensation of flue gases (Latvian); by Dr. Sc. Ing. Edgars Vigants,  Ludzas Enerģija Ltd. and Riga Technical University

1/2 hour

Characteristics of different fuels, cooling systems of flue gases, flue gasses condensation projects in Latvia, etc.

DHS owners and staff, technical students

The fourth generation of heat supply, low temperature heating supply systems (Latvian); by Dr. Sc. Ing. Edgars Vigants, Ludzas Enerģija Ltd. and Riga Technical University

1 hour

All generations of heat supply systems, low temperature grids, heat accumulation, open DHS grids, the EU policy, how to switch to the 4th generation heat supply, etc. 

DHS owners and staff, technical students

2 hours

Existing power supply systems, smart grids concept, heat pumps and solar technologies, heat pumps/solar heat systems' integration into DHS, etc.

DHS owners and staff, technical students