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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...

UABio position on amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On heat supply"

The Bioenergy Association of Ukraine expressed its position on the draft Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On Heat Supply" regarding the improvement of the mechanism for the formation and establishment of tariffs for thermal energy, including those produced using alternative energy sources" in a letter to the Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Utilities of Ukraine Genadii Zubko and Head of SAEE of Ukraine Sergij Savchuk. The text of the letter refers to the delimitation of powers of local self-government bodies and Energy and Utilities the National Regulatory Commission during the...

Demonstration projects of energy use of wood from gardens pruning in Kyiv region

In April 3 2018, in the Nova Oleksandrivka village in Zgurivsky district of the Kyiv region, a demonstration project on the energy use of wood from gardens pruning was implemented on the basis of "MAIS" LLC. 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" funded by the European Union Research and Innovation Program Horizon 2020. In extensive apple gardens over 40 years old with a density of 156 trees/ha, trimmed manually every three years, from 7 to more than 10 t/ha...

Kees Kwant (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) became a co-chairman of the International Conference "BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2018", 25-26 September 2018

International conference "BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2018" is now supported by Netherlands Enterprise Agency and representative of the Agency – Kees Kwant will be the co-chair of the Conference.  Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) encourages entrepreneurs in sustainable, agrarian, innovative and international business. It helps with grants, finding business partners, know-how and compliance with laws and regulations. The aim is to improve opportunities for entrepreneurs and strengthen their position. The Agency works in The Netherlands and abroad with governments, knowledge centres, international organisations and countless other partners. Please be aware, that early REGISTRATION is open and we are ready to receive Your Abstracts on International Conference “Biomass...

Demonstration projects of energy use of wood from gardens pruning in Zaporizhia region

In march 28 2018, in the Kostyantynivka village in Melitopol district of Zaporizhia region, a demonstration project on the energy use of wood from gardens pruning was implemented on the Black Sea fruit company Ltd. gardens. 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" funded by the European Union Research and Innovation Program Horizon 2020.Measurements showed that in high-tech apple gardens with a density of planting of 3000 trees/ha annually is cut from 2,2 to 3,3 t/ha of wood...

Articles of members

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...

Prospects for using biomass from agrarian pruning and plantation removal in Ukraine

The potential, state of the art and prospects for the production of biofuel and energy from biomass obtained from agrarian pruning and plantation removal in the EU are presented in the paper. The paper analyzes the place of wood biomass in the biomass energy potential and its practical use in Ukraine. Preconditions for involving biomass from agrarian pruning and plantation removal in Ukraine’s energy sector are considered. Prospects for using biomass from agrarian pruning and plantation removal in Ukraine. Georgiy Geletukha, Tetiana Zheliezna, Semen Drahniev, Anatolii Bashtovyi. Journal "Industrial heat engineering", 2018, vт. 40, №1 (p. 68-74)

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Директор ДП «ГрінЕнерго», керівник національного проекту «Енергія біомаси», керівник національного проекту «Енергія біогазу»

Директор, ТОВ «Фонд цільових зелених екологічних інвестицій»

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