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BIOPLAT-EU Project: the second project meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine

SEC Biomass experts Tetiana Zheliezna, Oleksandra Tryboi and Olha Haidai took part in the second BIOPLAT-EU (Promoting Sustainable Use of Underutilized Lands for Bioenergy Production through a Web-Based Platform for Europe) project meeting that was held in Kyiv on 26 of September, 2019. The project partners presented the implementation of the project objectives and discussed plans for the next half of the project year. Preliminary results on the data collection of marginal, underutilized and contaminated (MUC) lands in project countries are currently involved in the creation of a reference kit for further identification of MUC lands in the case study countries...

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Matchmaking in bioenergy on AgroEnergyDAY 2019

Date and time: 30 October, 2019, 13:00 – 15:00Venue: International Exhibition Centre, Kyiv, Brovarskyi Ave., 15 We invite you for individual consultations and networking on bioenergy with a focus on the energy use of agrobiomass. Matchmaking will take place within the AgroEnergyDAY 2019 Forum in Conference Room #1 (2nd Floor) from 13:00 to 14:00 and at the UABio Joint exhibition stand (1st Floor)  from 14:00 to 15:00. AMONG THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE MATCHMAKING SECTION Speakers and participants of II International AgroEnergyDAY 2019 Forum on bioenergy technologies and alternative energy in agrobusiness, with experts of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine and other bioenergy specialists. ORGANIZER The matchmaking event is organized within the framework of AgroBioHeat...

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State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving supports the Draft Law for biomethane development in Ukraine

Prospects for biomethane production and consumption in Ukraine were reviewed on October 01 by the State Agency for Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving. Discussion participants: Head of the Agency Sergiy Savchuk, Head of the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine Georgii Geletukha, representatives of Ukrtransgaz, biogas producers and other experts in this field.

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Post-release of the International Conference "Biomass for Energy 2019"

More than 280 participants from 17 countries united this year the 15th International Conference "Biomass for Energy", which took place on September 24-25, 2019 in Kyiv. 50 presentations from world and Ukrainian experts were dedicated to strategy and policy issues; bioenergy projects financing; production of heat and power from solid biofuels and municipal solid waste: technologies and successful case studies; biomass resources: production, pre-treatment, supply, and logistics; energy crops; biogas: technologies and successful case studies. The conference is organized within the UNDP’s “Development and Commercialization of Bioenergy Technologies in the Municipal Sector in Ukraine” project, which is being implemented with support from the...

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Articles of members

Fuel characteristics and properties of corn residues

Сorn residues have quite good fuel properties which are close to those of wood fuel. Due to that, biofuels made from corn residues can be burnt in the equipment intended for wood biomass. Ash content of corn stover is a major quality factor for further production of biofuels. The ash content depends on the type of harvesting technology as the amount of ash increases when biomass is contacting with soil. Typical total ash content for multiple passes of agricultural machines when harvesting is 8-10%. As regards ash melting behaviour, corn straw is close to wood biomass, which provides better conditions for combustion...

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Potential of corn residues in Ukraine in 2018

Assessment of the corn residues potential for energy in 2018 based on the approach developed by the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine shows the following results: the theoretic potential (the whole amount of residues generated) is 46.5 Mt or 8.9 Mtoe; the economic potential (the amount available for energy that is 40% of the theoretical potential) is 6 Mt or 3.6 Mtoe including stalks – 9.7 Mt (1.9 Mtoe) and cobs – 3.3 Mt (0.6 Mtoe). Distribution of the corn residues potential over Ukraine’s territory is not even. Regions with the highest concentration of this type of biomass are oblasts with the biggest production volumes of...

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Residues of grain corn production and its harvesting periods in Ukraine

Residues of grain corn production consist of: stalks which make up about 52.5% of the whole mass of the residues. At that, the stalk makes up 27.3% of the mass of the whole plant including grain (the same indexes are presented below for other parts of corn residues); leaves – 20.0 % (10.6%); cobs – 17.5% (9.0%); wrap of ear – 8.5% (4.3%); other parts – 1.5% (0.8%). Production of agricultural residues, including corn residues, is seasonable and depends on harvesting periods. Grain corn is harvested during different time frames, depending on the variety, the place of cultivation and the time of sowing. Usually, time frame for...

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State of the art of corn production in the world and in Ukraine

Corn is the most high-yield crop, all the parts of which are widely used in different industries for many purposes, in particular: for food production; as feedstock in pharmaceutical, chemical and other branches of industry; as high-energy fodder that is suitable for all kinds of animals and birds; as raw material for the production of first and second-generation biofuels; as raw material for the production of biogas. Corn is a crop of high agro-technological value as it cleans soil of weeds and is a good precursor in the crop rotation. Judging by the absorption of carbon dioxide and release of oxygen, corn is one of the...

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uabioconf 2017 organizers support enWe are happy to invite You to the annual International Conference "BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2018"!

Date: 25-26 September, 2018
Event location: Kyiv, Ukraine, great conference hall of the NASU

Main topics:
• Strategy, policy issues, financing;
• Electricity generation and heat production from solid biofuels;
• Biomass resources and pre-treatment;
• Biogas production and use.

Gold Sponsors: Turboden S.p.A. (Italy), Green Biomass Energy (Slovenia).

Organizers of the Conference:
Bioenergy Association of Ukraine
State Agency on Energy Efficiency and Energy Saving of Ukraine
Renewable Energy Agency
Scientific Engineering Centre "Biomass"
Institute of Engineering Thermophysics of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Conference "BIOMASS FOR ENERGY 2018" received support frоm World Bioenergy Association (WBA), European Bioenergy Association (AEBIOM), Committee of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for Fuel and Energy, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety, Ministry for regional development, construction, housing and communal services of Ukraine, Ministry of energy and coal industry of Ukraine, Ministry of agrarian policy and food of Ukraine and Ministry of ecology and natural resources of Ukraine

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