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European Fossil Fuel Power Plants Decommissioning

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2017


European Fossil Fuel Power Plants Decommissioning will bring together the most prominent European energy industry leaders to discuss about the main burning trends, exchange their opinions and build business relationships through well-organized networking.

The idea of the conference is to bring top European power generation, EPC companies with European regulators to brainstorm on the present challenges in decommissioning Fossil Fuel Plants and what the outlook in future would be. The contracting, dismantling and remediation strategies will continue to grow and evolve as new regulations come into place. The meeting covers the biggest challenges when it comes to working with EU & country specific regulations, alternatives to decommissioning, solutions for the safe closure of coal ash ponds and guidance to multiple contracting strategies.

Speaker panel includes experts from:

  • Uniper
  • EDF
  • Eurelectric
  • The Land Trust
  • RVA Group
  • Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Lucion Services
  • EDP
  • Tractebel
  • Engie
  • European Environmental Agency
  • NICOLE (Network for Industrially Contaminated Land in Europe)
  • ABB

Topics to be addressed:

  • Decommissioning strategy & decisions
  • Re-engineer ageing power plants from coal to natural gas
  • Financial planning of decommissioning
  • Estimating costs for mothballing or demolition on shut down of power plant
  • Maximizing investment returns via resale of existing plant assets
  • Decommissioning from a Human Resources & organizational point of view
  • Power Plants closure up to 2016: Where it stands and future outlook
  • Future environmental regulation plan to manage risks
  • Pre-planning for the necessary permits & licenses
  • Managing Stakeholder relations during decommissioning process
  • Re-developing Power plants site
  • Asbestos, Lead & Mercury abatement
  • Challenges in ash ponds, land Fills & coal piles closure
  • Transforming ex-coalfield sites into public open spaces - Challenges & Success

Target Market and Audience:

  • Power Generation Companies
  • EPC Companies
  • Demolition Companies
  • Environment Remediation Specialists

Who Should Attend

VPs, Directors, Heads, Managers, Analysts/Specialists of:

  • Generation
  • Asset Management
  • Decommissioning & Demolition
  • Asset Strategy
  • Power Plant Managers
  • Engineering
  • Maintenance
  • Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSEQ)


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