UABio letter on necessary subsidy for support of energy crops cultivation in Ukraine

Bioenergy Association of Ukraine appealed to the Head of the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine Serhii Savchuk on stimulation of energy crops cultivation in Ukraine and sent results of calculations of the required compensation per hectare for such energy crops as poplar, willow and Miscanthus. According to the calculations of UABio experts, a one-time subsidy per hectare for the cultivation of energy crops can be 20,000 UAH for poplar, 21,000 UAH for willow and 24,000 UAH for Miscanthus. The necessary amount of compensation was calculated on the basis of the need to receive in such investment...

Nominees of the annual prize – Golden Miscanthus 2018

From 2017, the Ukrainian bioenergy community presents the Golden Miscanthus statuettes to those whose achievements during the year are considered to be outstanding for Ukrainian society, Ukrainian energy-independence and bioenergy as a whole. The nominees of the annual prize of Біоенергетика\Bioenergy magazine – GOLDEN MISCANTHUS-2018 in 5 nominations: Science, Education, Technologies and Equipment, Project of the Year, Jurisprudence are determined. The Golden Miscanthus Awards will be held at the Great Conference Hall of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (Kyiv, Volodymyrska street 55) on September 25, 2018, at the International Conference "Biomass for Energy 2018". You can view the nominees and additional information...

Demonstration project of grapevine energy use in solid fuel boiler houses in the Bolgrad city

In April 20-21 2018, in the Odessa region, with the assistance of the Bolgrad City Council on the basis of the vineyards LLC "Agrotrans", a mini-plant for the production of biomass briquettes "Izmail Production Company" LLC in the village of. Kamyanka Izmailsky district and with the assistance of objects of social sphere in the city of Bolgrad, demonstration projects of grapevine energy use in solid fuel boiler houses had been held. The event was organized by SEC Biomass – UABio member together with Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" within the framework of the project "uP_running – sustainable supply of woody biomass from agrarian pruning and plantation removal...

UABio on EU4Energy Policy Forum 2018 in Vienna. Materials are available

Chairman of the Board of Bioenergy Association of Ukraine – Georgii Geletukha – took part in the EU4Energy Policy Forum 2018, which took place on April 24 in Vienna, Austria. Forum was organized by the International Energy Agency as part of its EU4Energy programme. Forum participants came from 11 Eastern Partnership and Central Asian countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan Globally, bioenergy is the largest renewable energy source, and especially important in the heat sector. In the EU4Energy countries, the bioenergy potential generally remains underexploited and reliance on fossil fuels for heat production is high. The event was attended...

Materials of Conference "Biomass Energy: Transforming natural potential to regional partnerships", 14 April 2018, Rivne

Experts of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine took part in the conference "Energy Biomass: Transforming natural potential to regional partnerships", which took place on April 14 in Rivne. The conference was attended by representatives of business, local authorities, bioenergy experts from Ukraine, Belarus and the EU, as well as scientists, representatives of forestry departments of Rivne and neighboring regions, civil servants responsible for shaping bioenergy policy. Oleksandra Tryboi, a UABio representative, told about the prospects for the development of the bioenergy market in Ukraine. This led to a stormy discussion among the participants which continued as part of the panel discussion with...

Articles of members

E-commerce of biofuels: opportunities for Ukraine

The biofuel market in Ukraine has a number of problems that require an immediate solution. Thus, instability of prices, unreliability of supply and doubtful quality of biofuels negatively affect the work of existing and the emergence of new generating facilities. This indicates that the biofuels market is developing spontaneously and needs to be changed. Authors: Sergii Savchuk, Head of State AGency of Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine,Oleksandr Dombrovskyi, First Vice-chairman of the Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety, Diana Korsakaite, Director of USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project (MERP), Georgii Geletukha, Head of the Board of Bioenergy...

What bioenergy can do to overcome gas crises?

The share of renewable energy sources in the energy balance of Ukraine is steadily increasing, but this is not enough. Major legislative changes in the sector are needed. The events of recent weeks, called "gas crisis", again raise the question for society about the need for energy saving and natural gas replacing. It is important to find out what domestic bioenergy can do for this, especially if it will be not in the regime of permanent barriers overcoming but will be in the regime of supported development. About this and more read in the joint article by Oleksandr Dombrovsky, Diana Korsakaite, Georgii...

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions with bioenergy

The article considers: Ukraine's main international commitments in the field of environmental co-operation; three scenarios of energy development from the International Energy Agency; Ukraine's energy strategy by 2035; energy willow issues: three key benefits. Reducing greenhouse gas emissions with bioenergy. Georgiy Geletukha. Journal "Ecobusiness", 2018, №3 (p. 62-65) (in Ukrainian)

Analysis of opportunities for harvesting wood fuel in the forests of Ukraine

Barriers to the creation of a biofuel market in Ukraine, which are associated with wood fuel harvesting, are considered.The ways to overcome these barriers are proposed. The current characteristics of Ukrainian forests, which inflence the possibility of wood fuel harvesting, and dynamics of their changes are analyzed. The scenario of increasing the volume of wood fuel harvesting, which corresponds to the key indicators of bioenergy development of the Energy Strategy of Ukraine until 2035,is proposed. Analysis of opportunities for harvesting wood fuel in the forests of Ukraine. Georgiy Geletukha, Tetiana Zheliezna, Semen Drahniev, Anatolii Bashtovyi. Journal "Industrial heat engineering", 2018, vт. 40...

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