Ukraine: biogas production

Bioenergy Association of Ukraine published statistics of biogas production in Ukraine in 2020.

Biogas
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As of the end of 2020, 68 industrial biogas plants were built and put into operation in Ukraine, including:

  • 28 stations designed for biogas production from agricultural raw materials;
  • 27 stations operate on biogas from landfills;
  • 9 stations biogas is produced in a process of anaerobic treatment of industrial wastewater, all the rest from the sediment of domestic wastewater;
  • 3 stations designed for generator gas production (classified as biogas stations)
  • 50 installations have a "green" tariff for electricity, including:
  • 20 installations on agricultural raw materials;
  • 27 biogas plants from landfills;
  • 3 generator gas installations.
  • Total installed electric capacity of biogas cogeneration units was about 105 MW, of which: 103,364 MW operate at a "green" tariff.
  • The total production of electricity in 2020 by biogas plants, for which a "green" tariff has been set, amounted to about 471.5 million kWh. Total use of biogas by all stations for energy production in 2020 was more than 230 million m3.
  • Total consumption of agricultural raw materials for biogas production was about 1.8 million tons (fresh weight). Total volume of the formed digestate was about 78 thousand tons (dry matter).

Source: UABIO , expert Petro Kucheruk.