Energy through treatment

Regarding the Energy for the Future a seminar will be organized by Dorset with the focus on


Energy through treatment


a day including discussions, demonstrations and presentations concerning the



gasification or


of various biomasses like



sludge or




Dear participant,

Many thanks for your presence at our seminar! We look back on a most successful day. If you wish to review the slides of the presentation again, you can find these below as PDF file.

Symposium morning program

11:05 Expedition to the plenary presentations. Herman Rietman, managing director of the Dorset Group, kicks off by giving an overview of the developments at Dorset and motive for organizing this symposium. Presentation (PDF NL)

11:35 Presentation on environmental related projects as opportunity for export, introduction by Ir. Drs. Bart Vander Velpen, Director Business Development and Corporate Innovation at Royal Haskoning. Presentation (PDF NL)

12:00 Henk Haaring, general director of the Dorset Group, tells about ‘manure treatment around the world’. He will give examples of manure treatment and green energy; organic fertilizer versus fuel; nature, nutrition and green fuel. Presentation (PDF NL)


Symposium afternoon program

Workshop Biogas production

Chairman: André Hermsen

Dipl. Ir. Erich Blaß, Leiter Akquisition Bioenergie Steag

Biogas from municipal green: new development in the biogasproduction from green waste(PDF DE)

Prof. Dr. Michael Wachendorf

Biogas from verge grass: report on the Progras-project(PDF DE)

Stefan Lebzien, Enagra Conpower

Igniscum candy: the mais replacement. Biological cultivation for a lower cost price biogas(PDF DE)

Franz Wimmer, Conpower Technik GmbH

Higher electrical performance with biogas by an additional mini-steamgenerator(PDF DE)

Workshop Digestate treatment

Chairman: Frans Miggelbrink

Ir. Sjoerd Bokma, Universiteit Wageningen

Innovation in ammoniac stripping(PDF NL)

Prof. Dr. Ludwig Volk, Fachhochschule Südwestfalen Agrartechnik in der Agrarwirtschaft

Green coal from digestate: small-scale torrification(PDF DE)

Michael Niederbacher, voorzitter Italiaanse Biogasvereniging

New Italian legislation biogas, nitrogen emission and usage of poultry manure in biogasplants(PDF DE)

Ir. Jaap Uenk MAB, Directeur Dofco BV, voorzitter Sectie Meststoffendistributie Cumela Nederland

The extent of the worldmarket for organic fertilizers(PDF NL)

Workshop Sludge- and manure treatment

Chairman: Frans Miggelbrink

Wim van Doorn, Senior Consultant, Royal Haskoning

Poultrymanure treatment project at Keskinoglu in Turkey: an environmental study(PDF EN)

Ir. Jan Grift, Cogen Projects

Integrated sludge treatment and energy production(PDF EN)

Ir. Maurice Nijrolder, Redox Water Technology

Manure treatment at pig farm in Russia, an example from actual practice(PDF EN)

Drs. Henno Haaring, Dorset Group

Green energy from wood gasification with residual heat usage for sludge treatment, an example from actual practice(PDF NL)