May 20, 2015 Bioenergy Association of Ukraine held a public meeting at which they discussed in a narrow circle of UABio members and key market players the problems of bioenergy market development in Ukraine. Participants of the meeting developed proposals to solve the pressing problems of the sector.
The meeting was attended by over 30 people, including the People's Deputy of Ukraine Alexander Dombrowski, Gosenergoeffektivnosti representatives, the Ministry of Energy, the State Forest Resources Agency of Ukraine, the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the NGO "The Committee of energy independence of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Association of Renewable Energy, NGO "Renewable Agency Energy", "SEC "Biomass" Ltd., "Saliks Energy" Ltd., "NT-Engineering" Ltd., "Equator Sao Energy" Ltd., "Novovodolazhski teplovi merezhi" Ltd., "Volyn-Kalvis" Ltd., group of companies "TTS", Law Firm "Asters", "Kolbe-Ukraine" Ltd.
At the meeting participants discussed important issues such as the draft law №2010, CMU Decrees №293, №453, the need to simplify licensing procedures for construction of facilities using renewable energy sources, the problem of access to forest resources and the need to increase the planned felling areas, problems of the sector of bioenergy crops, the law "On the by-products of animal husbandry "and the problems that it creates for the biogas sector and others.
Report of the Chairman of the Board of UABio George Geletukha on the Association activity in 2015.