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Energy security of Ukraine
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USAID ESP delivered power transformers to the Distribution System Operator (DSO)
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USAID ESP delivered transformers to electricity suppliers
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USAID ESP handed over 20 excavators to utility companies
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USAID ESP is acting as the procurement agent for the Ukrainian Energy Support Fund
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USAID Administrator Samantha Power visited an energy facility in Kyiv
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Latest news

USAID Supports Ukraine’s Gas TSO Joining the European Gas Transmission Benchmark Initiative

With support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine (GTSOU) became the 14th Gas Transmission Benchmarking Initiative (GTBI) member.  The GTBI is a consortium of European gas transmission system operators (TSO) whose mission is to facilitate the secure and confidential sharing and benchmarking of performance data, practices, […]

3 April 2024

Four Ukrainian Cities Have Already Approved New Heat Supply Schemes Supported by the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP)

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) is supporting 12 municipalities in Ukraine to develop municipal heat supply schemes to modernize and improve district heating (DH) systems to increase the sustainability and resilience of their heat supply, improve service provision, and increase energy efficiency.    The City Councils of Slavutych, Lutsk, Khmelnytskyi, and Okhtyrka have already approved […]

29 March 2024

The European Council Adopted the Law to Protect Against Manipulation in Wholesale Energy Market

To better protect the wholesale energy market of the European Union (EU) against manipulation, the European Council (EC) adopted a new regulation to reinforce market surveillance and ensure open and fair competition. The new regulation, called REMIT II, empowers the European Union Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER) to investigate cases with a […]

21 March 2024

USAID ESP Will Develop a Distribution Network Development Plan for Kharkivoblenergo

On March 6, 2024, USAID’s Energy Security Project (ESP) launched a new initiative that aims to enhance Ukraine’s energy infrastructure. The project focuses on developing a Distribution Network Development Plan for the Kharkivoblenergo Distribution System Operator (DSO). Opening the kickoff meeting, Deputy Director at USAID/Ukraine’s Office of Critical Infrastructure, Kathleen Kirsch stated, USAID ESP Deputy […]

11 March 2024
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Helping Ukraine

Since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022, the U.S. Government, through USAID ESP, has assisted the Government of Ukraine and energy companies to continue providing the Ukrainian people with access to electricity, gas, heat, and hot water.

In February 2023, the U.S. Government announced plans to provide $250 million in additional emergency energy assistance to help Ukraine strengthen its power grid in the face of Russia’s attacks. For over a year, USAID ESP has led the charge, and we recently expanded our collaboration with Ukrainian Government partners and energy and electricity utilities to prepare for the coming winter (2023-2024) and improve energy sector resiliency and stability.

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$250 mil

in additional emergency energy assistance in 2023


Grants & Tenders

The Grants Program is a flexible instrument of technical assistance of the Energy Security Project (ESP) funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Grants Program aligns closely with ESP components, objectives, targets and goals, and has a fund of $10 million.


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Energy Security during Wartime

USAID delivered 30 excavators to 24 cities across Ukraine

USAID delivered 31 generators to Chernihiv city