08 April - 10 April 2019
London, UK

Argus Biomass 2019

Your flagship global meeting place for the biomass industry

Argus Biomass 2019 will bring together global market participants for three days of critical debate and extensive networking.

Celebrating 10 years of serving the market on 9-11 April in London, you can expect to join over 400 attendees from 275+ companies at the largest international biomass conference in Europe.

Do not miss out on essential updates about developments in the premium, industrial pellet and wood chip markets across Europe, the US, Canada and Asia.

This is your chance to join key organisations that are influencing the direction of the international biomass market.

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Register your interest in the 2019 event

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Highlights from the 2018 event

  1. A wider focus on the wood chip market:
    The 2018 event introduced the new Wood Chip Focus Day in response to the increasing demand for wood chips in Europe and new consumption coming on stream. Companies attended to learn about new market developments and network with peers from the international market.
  2. A new Baltics Focus Day - the next growth region:
    The new Baltics Focus Day explored new sourcing opportunities, policies, operations and how to overcome the main logistical challenges in the region - giving attendees unique insight into how much wood pellet and wood chip supply the region can be expected to export. 
  3. More focus on the Asia market:
    The 2018 event offered you more insight into opportunities across region. At a time when the biomass market in Asia continues to grow and become more integral with international markets, this was your chance to hear about new coal-to-biomass conversions and governmental policies.
  4. Case studies on new projects across the globe: 
    From optimising the premium pellet supply chain in Italy and increasing renewable energy supply with plant upgrades in Japan, the 2018 event offered exclusive case studies on biomass conversions and new technologies from the US, Europe and Asia.

 

Who attends Argus Biomass?

Request a sample of the companies and job titles that attended Argus Biomass 2018.

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  • Drax
  • Ørsted
  • The Westervelt Company
  • Gas and Power Co., Japan

 

Request the 2018 conference presentations

 

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2018 Sponsors

2018 Keynote speakers

Giulio Volpi
DG Energy, Unit Renewables and Carbon Capture and Storage Policy, European Commission
Giulio Volpi has extensive experience in the field of European clean energy and climate change policy. He has worked for the Directorate General for Energy since 2011, focusing on European renewable energy policy, including bioenergy sustainability. Giulio joined the European Commission in 2008, working first on international environmental relations for the Directorate Gen...
Giulio Volpi has extensive experience in the field of European clean energy and climate change policy. He has worked for the Directorate General for Energy since 2011, focusing on European renewable energy policy, including bioenergy sustainability. Giulio joined the European Commission in 2008, working first on international environmental relations for the Directorate General for Environment. Before joining the commission, Giulio worked in Latin America for several years, co-ordinating a number of projects on climate change mitigation and adaptation. Prior to that, he worked in Brussels for non-governmental organisations and private-sector firms on European renewables and energy efficiency policy. Giulio holds an MSc in environmental management and an MA in political sciences. He has completed advanced studies on the regulation of energy markets at the European University Institute.
Thomas Dalsgaard
Executive Vice President, Ørsted
Mr Thomas Dalsgaard is Executive Vice President of Ørsted, has been a member of Ørsted’s group management since 2011, and is responsible for Bioenergy & Thermal Power. The business unit comprises Ørsted’s power and heat stations and its bioenergy business, including Renescience, our innovative enzyme-based solutions for waste processing and recycling. Recently, we have als...
Mr Thomas Dalsgaard is Executive Vice President of Ørsted, has been a member of Ørsted’s group management since 2011, and is responsible for Bioenergy & Thermal Power. The business unit comprises Ørsted’s power and heat stations and its bioenergy business, including Renescience, our innovative enzyme-based solutions for waste processing and recycling. Recently, we have also been tasked with building Ørsted’s activities within energy storage and solar PV – two potential substantial growth areas for the company. The business unit has 800 employees, an annual turnover of approx USD 1 bn and an annual capex budget of USD 0,3 – 0,5 bn. Prior to joining Ørsted in 2008, Thomas held a position as senior economist with the International Monetary Fund in Washington D.C. Other previous positions include head of the management and board Secretariat with Ørsted during 2003-2004, head of division with the Danish Ministry of Finance during 2001-2003, senior economist with the OECD in Paris during 1998-2001 and special advisor for the Danish Ministry of Finance during 1993-1998. Thomas holds a M.Sc in Economics from the University of Aarhus, Denmark. He is 52 years old, is married to Dorte and has four children.
Thomas Meth
Co-Founder and Executive Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, Enviva
Thomas is a co-founder and Executive Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at the Enviva family of companies. Enviva is the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, with sales of over 2.3mn t in 2016. Thomas has led Enviva’s global sales and marketing team since the company was founded, developing strategies and contracts for utility, industrial and commercial customers i...
Thomas is a co-founder and Executive Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at the Enviva family of companies. Enviva is the world’s largest producer of wood pellets, with sales of over 2.3mn t in 2016. Thomas has led Enviva’s global sales and marketing team since the company was founded, developing strategies and contracts for utility, industrial and commercial customers in the US, Asia, Europe and the Caribbean. He also is responsible for Enviva’s sustainability and public affairs initiatives. Enviva has seven wood pellet manufacturing facilities in Mississippi, North Carolina, Virginia and Florida, and two deep-water marine terminals with transatlantic export capabilities at Chesapeake, Virginia, and Wilmington, North Carolina. Enviva Partners completed its initial public offering (IPO) in April 2015, becoming the first publicly traded, master limited partnership that focuses on renewable energy production. The publication Environmental Finance named Enviva’s IPO its bioenergy deal of the year. Thomas holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from the Vienna University of Economics and Business, and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Virginia’s Darden Graduate School of Business. He lives in Washington, DC.