Advanced Power Generation Technology Forum

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APGTF Strategy 2014

Cleaner Fossil Power Generation in the 21st Century – Moving Forward

A technology strategy for carbon capture and storage. January 2014.

Available for download here.

Past Events

December 2016:

Workshop: Power generation (coal, gas, and biomass) under increasingly stringent emissions regulations, 6th December.

The presentations are now available to view and download from the CRF website.

October 2015:

Carbon Capture and Storage: What role for R&D in delivering cost-competitive CCS projects in the UK in the 2020's?

Click here for more information.

March 2014:

14th Annual APGTF Workshop 2014: 'The Role of Fossil Fuel Power Plant in Providing Flexible Generation'

The Agenda and presentations for the above Workshop are now available to view and download.

February 2013:

13th Annual APGTF Workshop 2013: 'Carbon Capture & Storage – a Showcase of UK Research & Development’

The Agenda and presentations for the above Workshop are now available to view and download.

March 2011:

2nd Knowledge Transfer Network Workshop on National Ambitions for Power Generation in the UK.

The Agenda and presentations for the above Workshop are now available to view and download.


IPA CCS Skills Study

In 2010, Doosan Babcock, in conjunction with the Industrial and Power Association (IPA), conducted an assessment of the economic benefits, employment possibilities and skills needs arising from a major global programme of carbon capture and storage (CCS). Download the IPA CCS Skills Study document.

9th APGTF Workshop on Carbon Abatement Technologies - 'Development and Implementation of Future UK Strategy'

BERR Conference Centre, 1 Victoria Street, London, 11-12th February 2009

This Agenda can also be viewed or downloaded as a pdf file by clicking here.

Programme for Wednesday 11th February

09.30-10.00 Registration and Coffee
10.00 Chairman's Introduction
Philip Sharman, APGTF/Alstom
Part 1 Why Clean Fossil Fuels and CCS, when will it happen and what are the issues?
10.15 Why CCS is the most important technology, Lord Oxburgh, President CCSA
10.45 Overview of the international scene, Tim Dixon, IEA GHG
11.15 Carbon abatement technology strategy in Europe, Eric Drosin, ZEP
11.45 Overview of storage and regulations, Tim Dixon, IEA GHG
12.15 Q&A and Discussion
12.30-13.30 Lunch and Posters
Part 2 What should the UK be doing?
13.30 An industry view from the Government’s Advisory Committee, Allan Jones, Eon Engineering
14.00 A View from Government, Martin Deutz, DECC
14.30 The APGTF's R&D Strategy - A Summary, Mike Farley, Doosan Babcock
14.45 Q&A Session
15.00-15.30 Tea and Refreshments
Part 3 Delegates Views on Key Issues and Priorities
15.30 Introduction to Delegates Discussion Session, Philip Sharman, APGTF/ Alstom
17.00 Close


PROGRAMME for Thursday 12th February

09.15-09.45 Registration and Coffee
09.45 Chairman's Introduction
Mike Farley, APGTF/Doosan Babcock
09.55 The APGTF’s R&D Strategy, Tony Oliver, APGTF
Part 4 R&D Activities
10.20 Efficiency and biomass cofiring, Robin Irons, Eon
10.40 Post combustion capture, Hans Jensen, RWE
11.00-11.30 Coffee and Refreshments
11.30 Oxyfuel combustion, Gerry Hesselmann, Doosan Babcock
11.50 Pre combustion capture, Jonathan Forsyth, BP
12.10 Storage, Stuart Haszeldine, Edinburgh University
12.30 Transport and infrastructure, James Watt, AMEC
12.50 Q&A and Discussion
13.00-14.00 Lunch + Posters
Part 5 R&D Initiatives and Competency Needs
14.00 UK Research Councils' Programme for CAT/CCS, Alison Wall, EPSRC
14.15 A view from the Carbon Trust, James Wilde, Carbon Trust
14.30 A view from the Energy Technologies Institute, David Clarke, ETI
14.45 A view from the Technology Strategy Board , Iain Gray, TSB
15.00 Q&A and Discussion
15.10-15.40 Tea and Refreshments
Part 6 Delegates Views on R&D Needs and Priorities
15.40 Introduction to Delegates Discussion Session
Mike Farley, APGTF/Doosan Babcock
16.45 Chairman's summing up
17.00 Close
UKTI Clean Coal Inward Mission - Reception


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