Program (preliminary) of the International Conference "BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2017" is already available at the conference website This year, on the first day of the conference, the Panel discussion on "The development of bioenergy in Ukraine: achievements and obstacles. Prospects for a biofuel market" will be held.

Also, by September 1, 2017, the Reduced Registration fee for the Early Registration (EUR 300) is still valid.

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Metropoliya Metropoliya SAT LLC became a Silver Sponsor of the International Conference "BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2017", 19-20 September in Kyiv. Metropoliya SAT LLC has joined the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine in 2016.

Metropoliya SAT LLC is a full cycle engineering company in the power sector – from the formation of an idea to its practical implementation.

The main activities: project management, technology consulting, permissive and management consulting, engineering, design and construction in the power industry.

The considerable part of company's projects is the "green" projects. On a global basis, the company deals with the issues of smooth introduction of "green" generation into the United Power System of Ukraine and promotes the formation of an efficient and progressive legislative basis for the alternative energy sector.

More information about the Metropoliya SAT LLC read on the website


Bioenergy Association of Ukraine has signed a partnership agreement with OTP Bank. The subject of the agreement is cooperation in the field of energy efficiency, introduction of energy-efficient technologies and development of the necessary infrastructure.

The contract also provides development of the financing instruments for energy efficiency projects of Ukrainian enterprises. UABio grants all necessary information and analytical support in that instruments and OTP Bank implements special financing program for energy efficient technologies - "Energy Efficiency Program".

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nl ua forum logo 2017 en bigDate: 19 September 2017 (Tuesday), 10:00 – 17:00 (forum starts after the opening of the international conference «BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2017»)

Place: Ukraine, Kyiv, Volodymyrska Str., 55, Session hall at the 3rd floor

Goal of the forum: Enhancing the Dutch-Ukrainian cooperation in the field of sustainable use of biomass and biofuels in the heat supply and transport sectors of Ukraine.

Target group of the forum: Ukrainian sector companies, governmental institutes, agrarian companies and municipalities.

Ukraine faces challenges in the energy sector and biomass as an energy resource can make a significant contribution to the production of heat, electricity and biofuels.

Dutch companies have substantial experience in research, development and introduction of all bioenergy technologies (including combustion, co-firing, anaerobic digestion, and energy generation from waste, biofuel production) and introduction of biobased economy both from the research and production point of view.

Program of the forum this year includes two hot topics for Ukraine. In course of the first session, the questions of biomass utilization for production of heating energy will be discussed. Suggested topics for discussion: biomass resources, creation of the market of heating energy from biomass, standardization and certification of solid biomass, state and IFI programs and support mechanisms.

Second part of the forum will be dedicated to the questions of use of sugar beet waste and other agricultural biomass for production of liquid fuels (bioethanol and biodiesel) to be used in the heating and transportation sectors. Because of the necessity for Ukraine to comply with the targets sent by European Energy convention and practically unutilized quotas for export of bioethanol to EU the topic gain momentum and becomes hot.



We kindly invite the interested participants from Ukraine after REGISTRATION to send their business profile to the organizers NGO “REA“ ( before 1 September for registration and organizing meetings with the Dutch participants.

The Bioenergy Association of Ukraine appealed to the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman on accounts with a special regime of use, which includes the funds for heat energy produced entirely or partly from natural gas and the existence of which reduces the measures of the Government and the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in stimulating the replacement of natural gas with alternative sources of energy.

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elektrosetiBioenergy Association of Ukraine appealed to the NKREKP with proposals for the draft of NKREKP Resolution "On approval of the Methodology of the payment formation for the connection to the transmission and distribution system".

Results of comparison of the situation with the connection of power plants on RES in EU countries and Ukraine show that almost all EU countries create preferences to producers of RES electricity, including connection to the grids.

A number of countries remit RES power producers from connection payment. In particular, connection to the grid for RES power producers in Austria, Denmark, and Germany is free of charge. 

Some EU countries have a practice of payment for connection to the grid. For example, in Makedonia fee for the connection to the grid of a capacity up to 400 kW amounts from 34.5€/kW to 64.9 €/kW. The cost of connection power plants to the grid in Lithuania for capacities 100-500 kW is 57.01 euro/kW.

Bioenergy association of Ukraine considers that payment for the non-standard connection of power plants on RES to power grids should be equal for all distribution system operators in Ukraine and don not exceed a level of 50 EUR/kW (1500 UAH/kW).

Read the UABio Letter to the NKREKP concerning payment for connection of RES power plants to electricity grids (in Ukrainian)

We are pleased to announce the accession to us of a new UABio member - an individual: Epshtein Yuri Mikhailovich, director of LLC "Accord Ltd". Field of activity - alternative energy and biogas technologies.

forbio logoWorkshop “Prospects of sustainable feedstock production for advanced biofuels in Ukraine” will be held on September 20-21, 2017 within the framework of the International Conference "Biomass for energy-2017”. This event holding in a frame of International project “FORBIO – Fostering sustainable feedstock production for advanced biofuels on under-utilized land in Europe” (More details:

The goal of the seminar is to:
  • Present the results of the assessment of the agronomic and techno-economic potentials, the assessment of sustainability of the selected advanced bioenergy value chains in the case study sites, as well as on policy barriers. The best practices for bioenergy policies regulations and support schemes will be also presented.
  • Discuss with stakeholders and potential projects participants of economic and non-economic barriers to commercialization of both feedstock growing and their use for the production of next generation biofuels. Representatives of Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will lead the discussion with the audience.
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giz logo 2 GIZ project "Establishment of Energy Agencies in Ukraine" became a Silver Sponsor of the International Conference "BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2017" that will be held in September 19-20, 2017 in Kiev.

The project “Establishment of Energy Agencies in Ukraine” was initiated by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) in the frame of the International Climate Initiative (IKI). It is being implemented by the company «Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH» since early 2014 and will continue until the end of 2017.

The goal of the project is through the establishment and consulting support of two regional energy agencies to explore potentials for energy savings, to increase energy efficiency at the regional and municipal level and to implement first projects. Consulting and networking activities at national level will facilitate appropriate framework conditions.

Website of the Conference "BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2017"

Learn more about GIZ project “Establishment of Energy Agencies in Ukraine"

enerstena ukraine logo 420x174"ENERSTENA UKRAINE" LLC became a Silver Sponsor of the International Conference "BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2017", 19-20 September in Kyiv. "ENERSTENA Ukraine" LLC has joined the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine in 2017.

"ENERSTENA Ukraine" was founded in 2015 and is a subsidiary of the Lithuanian Group of Companies "ENERSTENA" - one of the largest energy companies in Baltics energy sector, well known for its biomass heating technologies. "ENERSTENA" has own technology, centre of science and research and since 2002 designs and manufactures boiler plants and furnaces with a capacity of up to 20 MW, as well as other technological equipment.

In Ukraine company installed the first in Ukraine economizer after a biofuel boiler.

More information about the "ENERSTENA" read in their brochure and on the website.