Coal Mines

GMI Seminar: Coal Mine Methane Recovery and Utilization Moving Forward

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Date10 December 2013
Location: 18/2 Hrushevskoho St., Kyiv, Ukraine
Industry Sector: Coal Mines
The seminar featured three panel discussions on the implementation of CMM legislation in Ukraine, legal definitions of CMM-based energy, and policy options for supporting CMM projects. Speakers at the event included representatives from state and national governments in Ukraine, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, NGOs, and the private sector. Interpretation was provided for each panel discussion.

Agenda: Download the final agenda in English (PDF, 2pp, 219k) or Ukranian (PDF, 2 pp, 452K).

Presentations: The following selected presentations are available to download:

  • Ukraine’s CMM Legislation – Overview (PDF, 20 pp, 425 K)
    Oleh Dudkin, Head of Secretariat of the Verkhovna Rada, Committee on Fuel and Energy Complex, Nuclear Policy and Nuclear Safety
  • Renewables and CMM in German Legislation: Thoughts for Ukraine (PDF 18 pp, 2.0 MB)
    Clemens Backhaus, Managing Director, A-TEC Anlagentechnik GmbH
  • CMM Definitions and Incentives in the U.S. (PDF, 16 pp, 1.0 MB)
    Michael Cote, President, Ruby Canyon Engineering
  • Mechanisms for Incentivizing CMM Capture and Utilization (PDF, 14 pp, 325 K)
    Meredydd Evans, Senior Research Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Lab, USA

Organized By: Global Methane Initiative, United States Environmental Protection Agency, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Felicia Ruiz
Phone: (202) 343-9129

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