BIOGAS#TRAINING 11-13 December 2017 Cape Town, South Africa

11-13 December 2017
3 day seminar BIOGAS#TRAINING, Cape Town, South Africa

Get yourself up to date on current bioenergy questions, discover new aspects for your field of research and learn how to increase biogas production.

The  3 day training seminar focuses on the biogas market in Africa with attention to the local characteristics of substrate selection, plant engineering and biogas utilisation. You will get practical knowledge about biogas plant operation, maintenance and the presented case studies will highlight the best methods of biogas production from biomass waste
Together with local partners and experts, the course will be facilitated by experienced instructors from the internationally renowned German training institute, the IBBK.

Seminar price is  € 540,- per person
Discount for students and more than 2 participants from one company or organisation available upon request.

The BIOGAS #TRAINING seminar is ideal for:
Engineers, students and scientists, farmers and AD operators, project developers, consultants, investors and the financing sector.
Teaching Method: Interactive classroom teaching with all experts available for comments, questions and answers. This includes active involvement of all participants and practical exercises.
Programme topics 
(programme may be subject to change)

Seminar day one:
• Status quo of the biogas sector development in South Africa.
• Outlook and potential of the biogas sector in South Africa 
• Introduction into biogas technology & digester biology
• The different technologies of biogas plants
• Main components of a biogas plant
• Experiences with biogas plant equipment in South Africa
The Course Package will include:
• 3-day seminar
• Seminar-CD with slides of the lectures
• Lunch and beverages
• Beverages during the courses
• Coach travel to biogas sites
• Certificate from UCT (CPD certified)

will not include:
• Travel to seminar venue
• Accommodation
• Additional meals and beverages 
Seminar day two:
• Pros and cons of different substrates in a biogas plant 
• Basic calculation models of a biogas plant process with different substrates
• Basic engineering parameters for operation with different substrates
• Start up phase and practical measures for monitoring the digestion process
• Safety aspects and standards 
• Proper usage of digestate as organic fertiliser
Seminar day three:
• Study tour to two different exemplary biogas plants in Western Cape
The location of the seminar BIOGAS#TRAINING at the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
The #Training Seminar programme and registration information is available in this
 PDF download.
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