SINGAPORE and SEOUL, South Korea, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Centre For Management Technology‘s premier event 5th Biomass Pellets Trade & Power returns to Seoul 2325 September, 2014 for a timely discussion on ‘Tapping the Growing Biomass Demand in China, Japan & South Korea‘. The conference explores demand growth from the 3 major Asian economies and huge supply opportunities for biomass pellets producers across Australia, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Canada and the US.

Kick starting the 2014 summit are presentations on Korea, Japan and China’s biomass demand or growth prospects, particularly – ‘Development of Korea’s Biomass Utilization Market & Growth Outlook’ by Mr. Myung-Kyu Lee, President of Korea Wood Pellet Corporation, then followed by Mr. Tony Kawabe, Senior Managing Director, Summit Energy Corporation sharing an overview of ‘FIT, Biomass to Power Development in Japan & Summit Energy’s Itoigawa Biomass Power Station (SMP)’ and session on ‘Development of China’s Biomass Power Generation – Opportunities & Commercial Viability’ by Mr. Li Yonghua, CEO of Anhui Guozhen Biomass Power Generation.

The mega event has a vital session on ‘Waste Resources & Biomass Regulations: Imports of Palm Biomass (Solid Refuse Fuel) into Korea for Power Generation Purposes – Key Procedures & Quality Guidelines to Note’ to be delivered by senior representative from Ministry of Environment, South Korea, shedding light on the recent amendment by South Korea to allow import of Solid Refuse Fuel into the country.

Further, representatives from Korean gencos, KOSEP, KOSPO, KOWEPO, KOMIPO and EWP are slated to present their perspectives on Co-Firing and/ or dedicated biomass power generation projects and their expectations on wood pellet/ biomass imports. Besides, biomass feedstock suppliers PT Inhutani III (Persero), PT Trenergy Biomasse Indonesia, CellMark Asia Pte Ltd and Green Circle Bio Energy Inc. will share essential market analysis.

Specially added to the agenda are:

  1. Session on ‘Dry Bulk Shipping Market & Freight Rates Outlook for Wood Chips & Pellets’ led by Drewry Maritime Services (ASIA) Pte. Ltd.
  2. Post Conference Workshop: Doing Business in the Korean Biomass to Power Market
  3. Site Visit & Guided Tour of KOSEP Co-firing Power Plant at Yeongheung

Over 200+ delegates, sponsors, exhibitors and special guests are expected to attend this ‘Global Biomass Buyers and Suppliers Meet’.

Visit the event website for more details or contact Ms. Hafizah at +65 6346 9218.