Date: 10 November 2021
Time (СЕТ): 10:00-13:30

Simultaneous translation (Ukrainian / English) will be organized during the event.

To participate in the event you need to register. Register at this link: All registered participants will receive a link to join the online workshop on the eve of the event.

The Bioenergy Association of Ukraine together with the BIOFIT project invite you to participate in the series webinars “Supporting bioenergy retrofitting of the energy sector of Ukraine”. The second webinar will be held on 10 of November 2021.

The overall aim of the BIOFIT project is to facilitate the introduction of bioenergy retrofitting in the following five industry sectors: 

  • first-generation biofuels,
  • pulp and paper,
  • fossil refineries,
  • fossil firing power,
  • combined heat and power plants. 

The main goal of the webinar is to promote cooperation and exchange between European industry and private sector players with stakeholders from research, industry and the public sector in Ukraine. 

BIOFIT project experts will share their experience and knowledge with the Ukrainian audience to support Ukraine’s energy sector towards bioenergy retrofitting.

Online workshop programme

Time (СЕТ)TopicSpeaker(s)
10:00 Welcome & Introduction to the BIOFIT project (10’ min)Manolis Karampinis, Research Associate, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH)
10:10Prospects of Biomethane Production in Ukraine (20’ min)Georgii Geletukha, Head of Board, Bioenergy Association of Ukraine (UABIO)
10:30Biomethane market in Germany: status, uses, incentives and success cases (30’ min)Dirk Bonse, Head of Division “Renewable Gases”, Fachverband BIOGAS
11:00Connecting with European biogas stakeholders: the DiBiCoo stakeholder platform (15’ min)Dominik Rutz, Head of the Bioenergy & Bioeconomy Unit, WIP Renewable Energies
Coffee break (15’ min)
11:30Current technological status of biogas upgrading (30’ min)Michael Beil, Deputy Head of Bioenergy System Technology department, Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology IEE
12:00Green gas allrounder PlanET (30’ min)Alexey Mozgovoy, Business Development Manager International Biomethane, PlanET Biogastechnik
12:30Organic energy worldwide (30’ min)Vladimir Bogatov, International Sales Manager, WELTEC BIOPOWER
13:00Final Q&A / Conclusions (30’ min)Manolis Karampinis, Research Associate, Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) & Georgii Geletukha, Head of Board, Bioenergy Association of Ukraine (UABIO)
13:30End of event

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Speaker presentations

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 817999