Webinar: The past, present and future for biomass gasification

30. January 2020
Webinar - online, AT

The IEA Bioenergy Webinar Series are dedicated to various topics in the field of bioenergy. This time the past, current situation and outlook into the future of thermal gasification are discussed.


IEA Bioenergy und Task 33 "Gasification of biomass and waste"

Content Description

Gasification has a long history with ups and downs regarding successes. An important factor in the success perception of gasification is related to the expectations of gasification. 

In this webinar we will show that gasification is a versatile technology with many possible outlets and that there are many success stories to be told. We will also discuss some of the learnings from the past decades to illustrate how sometimes a technology fails to be successful.

All in all, the future of gasification is looking bright and this we will also elaborate upon. However, with a warning that we must remain realistic about what is needed to reach success!


Target Audience

Anyone interested in an overview of thermal gasification.

Participant Information


  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Central European Time
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am North American Eastern Standard Time
  • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Greenwich Mean Time

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Contact Address

Dr. Jitka Hrbek
E-Mail: jitka.hrbek@boku.ac.at