The workshop Up_Running was attended by more than 40 participants, among them: representatives of agrarian companies, farmers and representatives of municipalities from all over Ukraine and foreign countries.

The event was opened by an expert from the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine Tetiana Zhelyezna, who spoke about prospects of bioenergy development in Ukraine, Yuriy Shafarenko, State agency on energy efficiency and energy saving of Ukraine representative, who emphasized the interest of the State Agency in supporting bioenergy projects, and the Up_Running project coordinator Alla Kravchenko, who introduced the up_Running project: goals and results.

During the workshop, an electronic tool – Observatory – was presented. The tool has the aim to provide information to farmers and investors on the potential of biomass from agrarian pruning and plantation removal. Also, practical information on the use of wood biomass from trimming and eradication of plantations for energy purposes in Ukraine was presented  (see Semen Dragnev's presentation below).

PHOTOS:

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uP_running Workshop 22.02.2018 Kyiv

PRESENTATIONS (in Ukrainian):

Tetiana Zhelyezna, SEC "Biomass" – "Analysis of the waste utilization sector from trimming and removal of perennial crops for energy purposes in Ukraine" (in Ukrainian)
Semen Dragnev, SEC "Biomass" – "Chains of using wood biomass from trimming and eradication of plantations for energy purposes in Ukraine: practical & nbsp; cases" (in Ukrainian)
Yuriy Shafarenko, State agency on energy efficiency and energy saving of Ukraine – "State support for bioenergy development" (in Ukrainian)
Alexander Donchenko, Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" – "Useful opportunities in Up_running. Observatory: opportunities for cooperation and research" (in Ukrainian)
Elena Kovtun, Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" – "Prospects for implementation of the expected results of the project: opportunities for training and consulting in Ukraine" (in Ukrainian)
Alla Kravchenko, Association "Ukrainian Agribusiness Club" – "The sustainable use of wood biomass from trimming and eradication of perennial agricultural plots" (in Ukrainian)