CMM Capture and Use Project Opportunity at Holodnaya Balka Mine, Ukraine

Stage
idea
Sector
Coal Mines
Geographical Focus
Ukraine
Location
Makeyevka, Donetsk 
Description of Project
This project opportunity could include horizontal drilling of cross-measure boreholes, re-engineering ventilation shafts, and rehabilitating gas drainage systems and pipelines. Once additional methane is recovered from the mine, the mine owners would install a CMM-fired electricity generator. 
Partner Countries included in or proposing this activity
Ukraine
Instrumental Organizations
Makeyevugol Coal Association
Estimated lifetime of the project (years):
 
Emissions reductions:
(MTCO2E)
 
Results and Outcomes
This project will ultimately result in methane emission reductions by capturing and using otherwise wasted CMM from Holodnaya Balka coal mine. 
Additional Documentation
Holodnaya Balka Expo Flyer.pdf (PDF)
Holodnaya Balka Expo Poster.pdf (PDF)
Ukraine_Holodnaya_Balka_Mine_Coal_Flyer.pdf (PDF)
Ukraine_Holodnaya_Balka_Mine_Coal_Poster.pdf (PDF)
Primary contact for this project or activity

First Name: Barbora

Last Name: Jemelkova

Organization Name: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Email: Jemelkova.Barbora@epa.gov

Financial And In-Kind Support (U.S. $)
Total Amount provided by all Partner Countries and Organizations instrumental to this project or activity:

 

Description of In-Kind Support:

Comments
This project was featured at the Methane to Markets Partnership Expo in Beijing, China, held 30 October to 1 November 2007. 
Expo

Beijing