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Faculty of Engineering

Energy from Biomass Combustion
Monday 12 - Friday 16 January 2015

Energy from Biomass Combustion - Short Courses

Course details


The course will provide a comprehensive overview of energy from biomass combustion and will give delegates a sound understanding of the fundamentals and practicalities of the following:

  • - Basics of solid biomass combustion
    - Dedicated Biomass Installations
    - Solid biomass for electricity generation
    - Biogas and landfill gas for process heat and power generation
    - Sustainability and Safety for Biomass
    - Storage of Biomass
    - Liquid biofuels for transportation petrol and diesel engines

Delegates are free to attend the full 5 days or may choose to attend the day(s) most relevant to them.

The course will be delivered by a team of practitioners and academics, all experts in their particular fields of contribution. The participant learning experience will be enhanced by a site visit to one of the University’s biomass installations and lectures will be supported by a full set of notes.

Who should attend

This course will be of particular interest to:

  • - Process engineers and chemists new to the bioenergy field
    - Regional developers wanting to obtain a technical perspective on bioenergy
    - Energy and environmental managers interested in utilising bioenergy
    - Process heat system designers interested in biomass as a heat source


This course has been developed in conjunction with SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub. The SUPERGEN team at Leeds is based within the Energy and Resources Research Institute (ERRI) which is the largest academic research establishment in the UK focused on energy and resources research and development.

The Energy Institute has approved Leeds University – Faculty of Engineering as an Approved Training Provider.

SUPERGEN Bioenergy HubEnergy Institute


The course venue will be the School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering, the Houldsworth Building of the University of Leeds. The University campus is ten minutes by foot from Leeds city centre. Limited car parking is available on the University campus at an approximate cost of £5.00 per day.

How to Book

2015 Course fees - £1375 (Full week), £350 (one day)

Booking for this course should be completed through our secure Online Store via debit or credit card.

To complete your booking please click the 'Online Booking' link in the left hand column and follow the instructions.

You will receive an automatic confirmation email within 24 hours of your booking.

For online booking queries and for all other enquiries please contact:
Jenny Carter
CPD, Conference & Events Coordinator
CPD, Conference & Events Unit
Engineering Research & Innovation Service
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Chemical & Process Engineering, Room 347,
University of Leeds,
Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
t: +44 (0)113 343 8104
f: +44 (0)113 343 2511