Worried about the news of rising gas prices? According to experts, gas will continue to rise in price. The start of the heating season stimulates thinking, how, finally, not to be afraid of the next payment for heat … We offer an article for the UNIAN news agency with expert comments of UABIO Head of the Board Georgii Geletukha, as well as Deputy Head of the State Agency for Energy Efficiency of Ukraine Yurii Shafarenko.

Ukraine has had a resource that allows it to refuse expensive imported natural gas. Wood pellets, firewood, and other solid biofuels are cheap and environmentally friendly alternatives to natural gas.

Wood pellets made from beetle-killed pine trees at shown at the Confluence Energy wood pellet plant in Kremmling, Colorado April 6, 2010. REUTERS
In which cases is it profitable to switch to biofuels and how to make heat supply cheaper for Ukrainians?

Learn about the European experience of using different types of biomass and the Ukrainian realities of bioenergy market development as a safe and progressive alternative to fossil fuels. Important material to understand an important and relevant topic:

  • Real experience.
  • Accurate calculations.
  • Options and cost of domestic and foreign boilers.
  • The prospect of creating a biofuel exchange and its benefits.
  • Launch of the heat supply market. Why does this process depend on the political will of officials?

Read the full article at the link (in Ukrainian).