Oleksandr Dombrovskyi, Sergiy Savchuk, Georgiy Geletukha, Diana Korsakaite, Volodymyr Kramar in the article "Competition vs monopoly in heat supply" wrote about the essential prerequisites for reducing the cost of heat and improve the quality of services for consumers. The article was published in the analytical magazine "Housing and communal services of Ukraine".
The experience of developed European countries shows that one of the effective ways to ensure the development and increase the efficiency of heating systems is the introduction of competitive relations in this area.
Currently, in the district heating of Ukraine, the vast majority of manufacturers and suppliers of heat belong...
EU sustainability criteria for the production and consumption of biofuels are analyzed. The paper reviews current EU policy on sustainable bioenergy and future plans. It is shown that general trend is appearance of wider and stricter requirements for the sustainability of biofuels. Recommendations for the sustainable production of biofuels in Ukraine are presented.
Analysis of criteria for sustainable development of bioenergy. Georgiy Geletukha, Tetiana Zhelyezna, Oleksandra Tryboi, Anatoliy Bashtovyi, Scientific journal "Industrial Heat Engineering", 2016, N6 (p. 49-57) (in Ukrainian) or in English
Volodymyr Maistryshyn, Oleksandr Dombrovskyi, Georgiy Geletukha, ZN.UA, N43-44, November 19, 2016.
In Ukraine, district heating market consists of utility companies, which combine production, transportation and supply of heat, and also provide their customers with service of hot water and heating.
Activities in the field of heating and belongs to the monopoly regulated by the state (NKREKP) - licensing, tariff setting and monitoring of such companies. However, the desire of central and local authorities to satisfy consumers often comes up against a wall of political "unwillingness" and their own economic interests.
The main goal of a competitive market is to protect the economic...
The paper covers basic designs of district heating market and existing ways for heat tarif setting by the examples of selected European countries. It is shown that most of the countries apply the single-buyer model though, for example, Finland is considering possibility for implementing the network access model. Main problems of Ukraine’s district heating sector are analyzed. Due to the monopolistic position of district heating companies, there are no preconditions for the development of competitiveness in the heat market, for the improvement of heat quality and reduction of its production cost. The system for setting heat tariff is also imperfect...