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2nd Agro-industrial Biogas Training Seminar, Malaysia, May 2017

15 May - 17 May 2017


The International Biogas and Bioenergy Center of Competence IBBK is delighted to invite you to the second edition Biogas Training Seminar for the South Asia Region, taking place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in conjunction with the BIOGAS
ASIA PACIFIC FORUM 2017 (17 – 19 May 2017).

Together with our partner AEG, All Events Group, the organizer of the BIOGAS
ASIA PACIFIC FORUM 2017 (17 – 19 May 2017) we invite farmers, plantation
owners, project developers, consultants, investors and the banking sector to participate in the biogas training seminar to be held on 15 & 16 May 2017.

The training will focus on practical biogas plant operation and maintenance,
quality features and case studies to learn optimal measures of biogas production
from biomass waste. The course will be facilitated by experienced speakers from
IBBK, an internationally renowned German-based training institute.


Registration is NOW OPEN - click HERE to register.

Training Seminar Programme (subject to change)

Monday 15 May 2017









Part 1: Welcome to the seminar

  • Introduction of the seminar participants and experts
  • Expectations from the seminar
  • Collection of the first questions

Part 2: Status quo of the biogas sector development in South-East Asia as well as the way forward

  • Potentials and prospects
  • Status of waste legislation
  • Economic framework conditions
  • Data for waste arising and composition


Coffee break

Part 3: Development of the biogas technology in Germany and Europe

  • Potentials and prospects
  • Status of waste legislation
  • Economic framework conditions
  • Data for waste arising and composition

Part 4: General introduction into biogas technology and digester biology

  • Basic principles of process technology
  • Temperature, retention time, organic loading rate
  • Operating experiences from 8000 agro-industrial biogas plants
  • Conditions for the generation of biogas
  • Operating parameters
  • Process monitoring and task management
  • Process disturbances and failures



Part 5: Examples of different types of biogas plants

  • Wet and dry fermentation plants
  • Bio-waste digestion
  • Agricultural biogas plants
  • Treatment of industrial effluents
  • Experiences with investment and operation

Part 6: Introduction of the main components of a biogas plant

  • Digester types and installation technology
  • Process and feed in technology
  • Developments and adaptations of the technology to suit the local circumstances in South-East Asia


Coffee break

Part 7: Approval conditions for biogas plants under South-East Asia conditions (regulatory requirements for AD systems) including:

  • Licenses for building
  • Safety plus licenses
  • Emission licenses
  • Overview of the legal requirements
  • Regulatory tool and how to use it


End of the day



Tuesday 16 May 2017









Part 1: Overview of different substrates which can be used into a biogas plants and its advantages and disadvantages

  • Input substrates:POME, agricultural slurries, industrial and communal organic residues
  • Gas yields from POME, residue material and industrial wastes
  • Solid wastes (empty fruit bunches) as a feedstock for biogas plants
  • Pollutants and contraries in solid bio-waste

Part 2: Basic calculation models of a biogas plant process with different substrates

  • Examples of biogas calculations/gas generation
  • Experiences from a field study in Indonesia
  • Cost structure of equipment and services
  • Key parameters for business plan development
  • Appropriate technology assessment


Coffee break

Part 3: Interactive planning session for wet and dry fermentation technology

  • Retention time
  • Organic loading rate
  • Sizes of containers and tanks
  • Nutrient composition
  • Electricity and heat production
  • Efficiency factors of gas utilization
  • Discussion of the results



Part 4: Experiences in project and market development under South-East Asian conditions

  • Market challenges
  • Legal administrative and technical obstacles
  • Experiences with technology and operation


Coffee break

Part 5: Proper usage of digestate as organic fertilizer in agriculture

  • Environmental aspects
  • Application of digestate
  • Digestate processing
  • Treatment costs - profitability


End of the day and the training course


Biogas GmbH


Tristan Gruszkos
Tel.: +49 (0)7954 921969

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