Biofuel market’s huge potential hostage of state policy, corruption

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Jan. 17, 2013, 11:30 p.m. | Business — by Oksana Grytsenko

Biogas plant in the village Velylyj Krupil (Kyiv oblast) April 22, 2010. Biogas plant is working on the bases of milk farm.

Oksana Grytsenko

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Ukraine’s combination of developed agriculture and energy dependence makes the country a perfect candidate for the use of biofuels. Making money on energy extracted from straw, pig or chicken manure could be a lucrative opportunity at a hand’s reach. But it is not.

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