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UABio at a scientific conference TE-RE-RD 2019, Romania

Experts from the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine took part in the International Conference "TE-RE-RD 2019", which took place on 6-8 June 2019, in Targoviste, Romania, and presented the following researches: "Usage of biomass CHP for balancing of power grid in Ukraine" – Alex Epik, Consultant of the SEC "Biomass"; Vitalii Zubenko, Consultant of the SEC "Biomass" This paper win "Best paper award" of the TE-RE-RD 2019 conference. Presentation:

UABio at the final workshop of the uP_running project

The Bioenergy Association of Ukraine took part in the final workshop of the uP_running project, which took place on June 4, 2019 in Kyiv. The international project uP_running within the framework of the European Union scientific and innovation cooperation program HORIZON 2020 promotes the development and dissemination of bioenergy wood utilization technologies for cutting and eradicating grape, olive and fruit plants. Within the framework of the project "Take-off for sustainable supply of woody biomass from agrarian pruning and plantation removal (uP_running)", the Scientific Engineering Center "Biomass" and the Ukrainian Agribusiness Club conduct a final workshop. The purpose of the workshop was to provide information on...

Ukraine has increased the CO2 tax for biomass plants

  From January 1, 2019, the Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to the Tax Code and Some Other Legislative Acts Concerning the Improvement of Administration and Review of Some of the Tax and Charge Rates" №2628-VIII from November 23, 2018 came into force. According to the adopted Law, amendments were made to the Tax Code of Ukraine (TCU) in part of the carbon dioxide tax. In particular, the tax rate for carbon dioxide emissions from stationary sources has been raised from 0.41 UAH per ton to 10 UAH per ton, ie increased by 24.4 times. Business entities that burn biomass on stationary sources of...

New UABio Member - "Enerstena Ukraine" LLC

We are pleased to announce the return to the UABio community - Enerstena Ukraine LLC.  "ENERSTENA Ukraine" was founded in 2015 and is a subsidiary of the Lithuanian Group of Companies "ENERSTENA". “Enerstena” Group of Companies is well-known in Lithuanian energy sector, distinguishing itself for its biomass heating technologies. Company operates on the energy market since 2002. “Enerstena” achievements are the following: development of our own technology, establishment of the centre of science and research and building of the team of the strongest professionals. This allows the company to propose to customers the most efficient solutions for energy production: design and manufacture of...

New UABio Member – agro company "Gals Agro"

We are pleased to announce the new UABio member – the agro company "Gals Agro".  The structure of the company includes 2 sugar factories, 7 agro-industrial firms, 2 elevators with a total capacity of 50 thousand tons. Areas of activity: Sugar production from sugar beet; Crop production: corn, winter wheat, soybean, sunflower, barley; Meat and dairy production: poultry breeding – 150 thousand heads (turkeys); pig breeding – 14 thousand heads; cattle – 4 thousand heads. Regions of activity of the company: Kiev and Chernihiv regions. Biogas plants of the agro company "Gals Agro", as of May 2019: 1. Chernihiv region, Lynovytsia village, 2.4 MW – put into commercial operation in August 2018.2...

Articles of members

Bioenergy projects in poultry farming: successful examples

The article deals with: Status and prospects of poultry development in Ukraine What bioenergy projects in the poultry sector have been successfully implemented by Ukrainian agrarian enterprises? What are the benefits for agrarian enterprise from biogas complex working on poultry farming residues? Relevance The number of birds in Ukraine in the last 5 years is kept at the level of 83-92% of their number in 1991. For comparisons: the industrial livestock of cattle for the analogous period is only 5-6%, for pigs is 23-27% from the indicators of the same 1991. This testifies the attractiveness of the poultry sector and the stability of its development in...

Fund raising for the biogas plant construction

As soon as enterprises build their own biogas plant, they simultaneously get rid of waste disposal problems and receive an additional source of income. (Details: Interview by Sergiy Shpak – director of Ecodevelop company) However, only a few of them have the opportunity to fully finance the project at their own expense.  The article considers the terms, advantages, and disadvantages of the following financing options for biogas plant construction: Getting credit Leasing Strategic investor Portfolio Investor Read the full article here: Fund raising for the biogas plant construction. Korolov O., Investment Analyst. Consultancy company "Ecodevelop". June 21, 2019   Ecodevelop company since 2018 is a full member of the Bioenergy Association of...

What is really happening with our planet and ecology today?

Georgii Geletukha – Head of the Board of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine – in a special project of The Village Ukraine answers questions: ▪ When will the energy resources run out and what to do next?▪️ Why should we abandon fossil fuels?▪️ What does humanity agree on?▪️ What is Biofuel? Citation: The average temperature of the atmosphere since the pre-industrial period has already increased by one degree. If we continue with the same pace, by 2100 the temperature will rise by six degrees. And this is the melting of glaciers, the rise of the ocean, hurricanes and tsunami. In a word, it is a...

Production of biomethane in Europe

An article on the development of the bioethanol market in Europe in 2011-2017, according to the annual statistical report (EBA Statistical Report 2018) of the European Biogas Association. In 2017, biomethane was produced in 15 EU countries: Austria, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Denmark, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Finland, France, Switzerland, and Sweden. Three other countries: Belgium, Ireland, Estonia – announced plans to start production of biomethane in 2018. For six years, the amount of biomethane produced per year has increased by 26 times – from 80 million to 1.94 billion cubic meters. The leader of the European biomethane market is still...

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Керівник регіону СНД та Середньої Азії CTI Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN)

Директор, ТОВ «Фонд цільових зелених екологічних інвестицій»

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