Germany, Kassel

Biogas Plants

when 5 September 2016 - 9 September 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 1220

Content
This a valuable Biogas Plants course will consist of a theoretical aspect which includes lectures,
presentations, and exercises mixed with a practical aspect where participants will have the chance
to take part in a sight tour of a German biogas plant. These activities provide participants the
opportunity to discuss their topics of interest with experts, producers, and potential business
partners.
The training facilities used by the German Academy are some of the most up to date facilities in
the Renewable Energy sector today with a high level of learning intensity and efficiency.
The German Academy for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology offers the
Biogas Plants course in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy
System Technology (IWES).

Course leader

Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology
(IWES)

Target group

Engineers, technicians, professional, decision makers, experts, academic scholars, industry newcomers, as well as practitioners of manufacturers, suppliers, operators, developers and investors in the renewable energy sector with basic knowledge pertaining to electrical engineering and/or mechanical engineering.

Course aim

In this one week course "Biogas Plants" we will give attention to the fundamentals of biogas production and upgrading and the economic aspects with a focus on co-digestion. We will introduce the success of the German biogas market, show the future perspectives of biogas, and do exercises in a biogas plant designed to apply the newly gained knowledge. A visit of an internationally known manufacturer and operator will give insight in operating different plants and their technology.
One and a half days of field trips complement the course program, with visits to a medium sized waste water treatment plant and various plants for utilization of organic waste producing biogas.

Credits info

10 ECTS
A certificate of participation will be handed out upon completion, to participants who have attended at least 90% of the course.

Fee info

EUR 1220: Covers tuition fees for the Course: “Biogas Plants”, course materials, documentation, site
tours, coffee break & fruit, and a program certificate.
Early bird price: book before 30th of April 2016 and pay only *EUR 1120!
EUR 1550: Cover tuition fees for the Course: “Biogas Plants”, course materials, documentation, site
tours, coffee break & fruit a program certificate, accommodation with breakfast buffet, in a single room at the Hotel
Chassalla*** (6 nights).
Early bird price: book before 30th of April 2016 and pay only *EUR 1450!

**A THIRD FEE IS AVAILABLE FOR 1640EUR
will cover tuition fees for the Course: “Biogas Plants”, course materials, documentation, site
tours, coffee break & fruit, a program certificate, accommodation in a single room with a generous breakfast buffet,
WLAN access, and access to the hotel’s wellness area at the City Hotel*** (6 nights).
Early bird price: book before 30th of April 2016 and pay only *EUR 1540!

Group rates and double rooms available on request.

Scholarships

Unfortunately we ourselves do not offer scholarships, but you are welcome to request funding from organisations by sending them our course brochure.