Development and Commercialization of Straw Fired Boilers of 100 – 1000 kW in Ukraine (350 kW)
Period 2006-2009
Services Market Research
Location Ukraine
Partners Ukraine

Installation of 350 kW straw-fired boiler in Stavy village

Place of implementation: Educational institution of the Stavy village, Kagarlyk region, Kyiv oblast, Ukaine

Financing Agency, Partners: IPP/ CRDF program; Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), USA; U.S. Department of Energy (DOE); CSA Energy (industrial partner), USA

Main project parameters

Developer of boiler: SEC “Biomass”
Manufacturer of boiler: OJSC AK “SATER”, Ustynivka branch of “Sakhenergoservis”, Ukraine
Thermal capacity: 350 kW
Efficiency: 83%
Fuel: big round straw bales (l=1.5 m; ?1.8 m)
Amount of straw per load: 200-250 kg (1 big bale)
Combustion period per load: about 3 hours
Consumption of straw: 380 t per heating season
Substitution of natural gas: 171 th. m3 per heating season
Payback period: 2-3 years