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: www.forbio-project.eu).

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"

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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.

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On June 8, 2017 Bioenergy Association of Ukraine signed Memorandum of partnership and cooperation with JSB "UKRGASBANK". The subject of the Memorandum is to organize cooperation for the development of energy efficiency, "green" energy projects and the necessary infrastructure for the production of electricity from renewable energy sources.

The main purpose of the Memorandum is to develop financial instruments for energy efficiency and "green" energy projects.

According to the Memorandum the parties will exchange with information about projects in the field of bioenergy, and representatives of the parties will be involved for the development of the projects in the field of bioenergy which are financed by the bank.

Full text of the Memorandum between UABio and JSB "UKRGASBANK" (in Ukrainian)

logo agro wild ukraine Foreign Enterprise “Agro-Wild Ukraine” has joined the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine.

The main activity of the Foreign Enterprise "Agro-Wilde Ukraine" is crop, legumes and oilseeds cultivation and sugar production.

Foreign Enterprise "Agro-Wilde Ukraine" owns sugar factory in Belotserkovsky district, Kyiv region. Construction of a biogas plant with the usage of the pulp of sugar beet is in the plans of the company.

We are happy to see Foreign Enterprise “Agro-Wild Ukraine” in the ranks of UAbio members!

uabioconf enAnnually, starting from 2002, the international conference "Biomass for Energy" brings together experts and sector players to exchange experiences and find solutions to pressing problems in the development of bioenergy in Ukraine. The circle of participants annually includes about 200 people, including traditionally commercial organizations, industrial companies, scientific institutions, government bodies, funding organizations, public organizations, law firms and the media.

"Biomass for Energy" is a platform for dialogue between Business and Business (B2B) and Business and Government (B2G), the advantage of sponsorship is the opportunity to declare your company as a key player in the bioenergy sector and to represent your brand qualitatively.

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WEB-SITE: www.UABioConf.org

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Company "Siemens Ukraine" has joined the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine!

DP "Siemens Ukraine" (with 100% foreign investment) - one of Ukraine's leading technology companies, founded in 1997. Siemens Ukraine is a subsidiary of Siemens AG, an international concern, with more than 165 years of innovation experience. Concern works in more than 200 countries and is one of the world's largest producers of energy-efficient and resource-saving technologies. Siemens leads the construction of offshore wind turbines and is the leading supplier of combined cycle turbines for power generation, as well as power transmission solutions, infrastructure, and automation solutions, as well as drives and software solutions for the industry.

"Siemens Ukraine" is a leading supplier of industry, energy, transport, medicine, building automation, and urban infrastructure solutions. The central office is located in Kiev. Regional branches operate in Lviv, Odesa, Dnipro, Kryvy Rig and Mariupol. In total the company employs 160 people.

Quality Management System of DP “Siemens Ukraine” is certified according to the international standard ISO 9001:2008.

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bioenergy day 12 april 201712 April 2017, Bioenergy Association of Ukraine along with company "EuroIndex" and officially supported by the State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine will hold a seminar-discussion "Bioenergy Day" in frames of the 2nd day of the IV National Specialized Trade Show and Forum "Independent Heat&Power Engineering". The event was attended by around 50 participants, including representatives of cities and utility companies, ESCOs and energy companies, biofuel producers and scientists.

Speakers of the event will participate in three discussions on the following topics:

  • Discussion 1: Prospects for creation of a competitive heat market in Ukraine;
  • Discussion 2: Prospects for the creation of a competitive biofuels exchange in Ukraine;
  • Discussion 3: Experience in the development of bioenergy in the EU.
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verkhovna radaOn  11 April 2017 the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed Draft Law №4334 "On amendments to the Law of Ukraine "On heat supply" on stimulation of heat energy production from alternative energy sources". It is reported by the website of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine that the Law returned with the signature of the President. According to the text of the Law, it shall enter into force on the day following the date of its publication (i. e. 15 April, 2017).

It should be reminded that on 21 March 2017 Verhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted Draft Law 4334 "On stimulation of heat energy production from RES", designed with the participation of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine. 238 deputies of Ukraine voted for this decision.

Reed more about positive effects of Law on stimulation of heat energy production from RES.

Bioenergy association of Ukraine appealed to the Vice-prime minister Gennadiy Zubko concerning project of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine Resolution "On Amendments to the Procedure of heat tariffs formation and delivery services of district heating and hot water", that will amend the appropriate Procedure approved by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on June 1, 2011 № 869. Generally UABio supports the expansion of the Procedure on tariffs formation for heat energy produced with alternative energy sources usage. But UABio pays attention to the following:

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