Second REGATRACE Participatory Workshop ”Biomethane/renewable gases vision – Ukraine” was organized by Bioenergy Association of Ukraine (UABIO) in June 30, 2021. Due to COVID-19 situation in Kyiv the event was organized on-line based on Cisco Webex platform. All together 20 representatives of working group and Ukrainian stakeholders took place in the meeting.

The participants discussed the status of biogas/biomethane development in Ukraine including information regarding the status of draft law “About development of biomethane market” and development of Ukrainian biomethane register; the plans and status of Ukrainian biomethane road map development; geographical distribution of biomethane production potential based on available statistic data; the possibility and conditions for connecting of biomethane producers to the gas transmission and distribution systems of Ukraine; and legal conditions and requirements for injection of biomethane to gas system and its further transportation as commodity from Ukraine to EU countries under Ukrainian laws.

Interactive session to define the vision for biomethane/renewable gases development in Ukraine with involvement of all interested stakeholders including the visions of Ukrainian Transmission System Operator (TSO UA) and of Ukrainian Distribution System Operator (DSO UA) took place after the presentations.

All participants agreed to continue their cooperation efforts within REGATRACE working group. Next participatory workshop will be organized within the period of November-December 2021.