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Electronic biofuel trading is gaining momentum in Ukraine

Between August 14-17, 2018, stock trading on biofuels took place at the Agrarian Stock Exchange. Interview from Alexander Mariuchnich - director of the Agrarian Stock Exchange, about first test electronic biofuel trading (in Ukrainian) You can view here. Chairman of the Board of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine – Georgii Geletukha for Weekly news digest "Energo Dzherela": "The Bioenergy Association of Ukraine welcomes the opening of a new exchange section – Biomass – within the framework of the Agrarian Stock Exchange. We see in it the market mechanism by which the real cost of biofuels will be established, the issues of guaranteeing the supply of biofuels by counteragents of...

Company "Ecodevelop" (Kyiv) joined the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine

Congratulations to Ecodevelop LLC (Kyiv) on joining the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine! The group of companies Ecodevelop is engaged in the development and implementation of bioenergy projects. Ecodevelop specializes in the construction of modern biogas plants that convert organic waste (livestock, plant, solid waste, sewage) into electrical and thermal energy, balanced organic biofertilizers. The company has successfully built in Bziv village. Kyiv region, a biogas plant with a capacity of 330 kWe, which produces energy through the processing of farm waste (manure) and corn silage grown on the fields of the farm.

Results of the first test electronic biofuel trading on the "Agrarian Commodity Exchange" in Ukraine

On August 14-17, 2018, stock trading on Between August 14-17, 2018, stock trading on biofuels took place at the Agrarian Stock Exchange. Read the full interview from Alexander Mariuchnich, director of the Agrarian Stock Exchange, about:- What are the bidding principles of the Agrarian Exchange in the biomass market?- Who were the bidders and how they were involved? What were the obstacles?- What types of biofuels were traded through an electronic platform?- How were tradings going on?- How did the auction end? What were the volumes and prices?- According to the results, what needs to be upgraded in the system, how...

Second webinar FORBIO "Results of the sustainability assessment of the bioenergy chains in the project site in Ukraine", September 12, 2018

The second FORBIO project webinar is devoted to the results of the sustainability assessment of the bioenergy chains in the project site in Ukraine. The sustainability assessment was conducted for the 2nd generation bioethanol production from specially cultivated bioenergy crops by the FORBIO project partner: the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Within the framework of the Webinar will be also presented the results of the discussion on the barriers of the bioenergy chain implementation at the site of the FORBIO project in Ukraine. The webinar will be interesting for project developers, academics, investors and other organizations and experts interested in...

Webinar FORBIO "Capacity building for relevant local institutions and experts on the future implementation of the sustainability indicators for monitoring the impacts of modern bioenergy", 7 September 2018

The FORBIO project webinar is prepared under the guidance of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for project developers, researchers, investors and other organizations and experts interested in assessing the impacts from bioenergy chains of value added. Within the framework of the webinar, the adapted set of Global Bioenergy Partnership (GBEP) sustainability indicators prepared within the framework of the FORBIO project and the methodology for assessing the sustainability of the case study sites in the FORBIO target countries (Germany, Italy and Ukraine) will be presented. Date and time: September 7, 11:00 - 12:00 (Kyiv time). Language: Ukrainian.  

Articles of members

How to implement long-term planning in district heating in Ukraine?

In the previous article, the authors analyzed the current situation with the long-term planning in district heating (DH) in Ukraine. This article presents recommendations for the finalization of regulatory acts for heat supply sector in terms of the introduction of long-term planning in the DH sector in Ukraine. The article deals with the issues:- Planning at the state level;- Planning at the regional level Read the full article here: How to implement long-term planning in district heating in Ukraine? Georgii Geletukha – Head of the Board of Bioenergy Association of Ukraine. Electronic edition "Investgazeta", September 18, 2018 (in Ukrainian) The article is prepared on...

Is there a long-term planning in the heat supply sector in Ukraine?

To the question that is in the title of the article, unfortunately, you can immediately give a negative answer. The situation needs to be changed urgently, as long-term planning in the Ukrainian heat supply sector is necessary due to a number of important factors, among which, in particular: the creation of a favorable investment climate. To make a decision on investing in any sector, the investor must clearly understand the prospects for the development of this sector. As for centralized heat supply (DH), its further fate in Ukraine is uncertain, and state policy in this area is also uncertain. The article deals...

Central heating: Ukraine on the verge of a catastrophe

In Ukraine, there are more than 240 thousand multifamily buildings, half of which are connected to district heating (DH). Sociology says that most of the apartment owners, who live in these homes, are not satisfied with the quality of services provided by local utilities. Complaints are typical for all regions: barely warm batteries or overheated in winter, lack of hot water in the summer, frequent network failures and in-house equipment. The article deals with the issues:- Abroad experience: more investment, reasonable tariffs, 100% accounting;- What shall we do?- Long-term planning - protecting the interests of consumers;- Ukrainian realities - not in...

Substantiation of the typical projects for production and consumption of agrobiomass briquettes in Ukraine

In the article, results of the feasibility study of some typical projects on the production and consumption of agrobiomass briquettes in Ukraine are analyzed and summarized. The research methods include an overview of the successful examples of the production and use of biomass briquettes in Ukraine, the identification of priority types of relevant projects, the assessment of the main technical and economic indicators of several typical bioenergy projects. Under Ukrainian conditions the following three typical variants of the biofuel production projects can be suggested: rural enterprise produces agrobiomass briquettes and sells them as a substitute for expensive coal to the local...

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