Initiative – INTERNATION PITTSBURGH COAL CONFERENCE – NF-CZ08-BFB-1-011-2015
Initiative Name: The 2015 Pittsburgh Coal Conference
Initiative No.: NF-CZ08-BFB-1-011-2015
Time of plan implementation of initiative: 3rd – 9th October 2015
Initiative budget: CZK 511 630,–
Number of participants:
Partners: 2 (Czech Technical University in Prague – Czech Republic, SINTEF ER – Norway)
Person of partners: 5
Summary of this initiative:
The goals of this initiative is gaining and sharing knowledge and experience in design and assessment of coal power facilities focused on CCS technologies with participants of an international conference 32th International Pittsburgh Coal Conference. This conference is held in Pittsburgh, USA from 5st to 8th October 2015.
International Pittsburgh Coal Conference is one of the most prestigious energy conferences in the world with a long tradition. 32nd year of this conference will be held this year.
The conference is focused on the area of the energy systems using solid fossil fuels (ie. coal), which fully corresponds to the needs of the energy industry in the Czech Republic (power and heating industry).
Additional information about conference can be found on the conference website http://www.engineering.pitt.edu/Main/PageTemplate.aspx?id=2147530016
Part of this initiative is 2 accepted presentation of the papers. The paper will present partial results of project NF-CZ08-OV-1-003-2015 which is supported by Norway Grants 2009-2014.
This project presentation (publicity) at the international conference will increase the prestige of this project will allow consult procedures and solutions with experts and expand opportunities for further cooperation between the project partners and industry and academic institutions focusing on energy system for coal energy utilization in this area, i.e. increase the efficiency and potential subsequent sustainability research project.
Initiative will be attended by four representatives of the applicant and project partner from the Donor State (SINTEF ER)
Related project support from Norway Grants – CZ08 programme:
Project name: A study of pilot CCS technologies integration into fossil fuel power plant in Czech Republic
Project No.: NF-CZ08-OV-1-003-2015