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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 ESP Presented an Analysis of the Project for the Introduction of Distributed Generation at the PU “Vinnytsiamiskteploenergo” Generating Capacities

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) presented the results of the technical and financial analysis of the project to introduce distributed generation at facilities of the Public Utility “Vinnytsiamiskteploenergo.” The project also aims to ensure the power supply of critical infrastructure facilities in emergencies.    Mykola Formanyuk, Deputy Mayor of Vinnytsia, thanked USAID for the […]

17 June 2024

Increasing efficiency in district heating systems through the implementation of modern IT technologies

How the implementation of IT solutions helps regulate heat production and consumption to ensure efficient district heating was discussed at a seminar organized by the USAID Energy Security Project (USAID ESP) together with the Ministry for Communities, Territories, and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine (the Ministry of Infrastructure). The fifth technical seminar on efficient district heating […]

10 June 2024

USAID ESP and representatives of district heating (DH) utilities discussed approaches to heat accumulation and solutions that foster the decarbonization of centralized heat supply systems

More than 200 representatives from local authorities and district heating (DH) utilities participated in the workshop arranged by the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) jointly with the Ministry for Communities, Territories, and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine. The workshop focused on issues concerning heat accumulation, integration of renewable energy sources (RES), technical solutions as well as […]

31 May 2024

High-level Roundtable Underscores the Importance of Ukraine’s Energy Reforms

On May 21, U.S. Ambassador Bridget Brink, EU Ambassador Katarina Mathernova, and the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) Chairman Valerii Tarasiuk gathered to discuss the importance of utility regulator independence. Other stakeholders from the United  States Government, European Union (EU) and the Energy Community Secretariat also joined a roundtable to mark critical progress […]

23 May 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.


Round Table "Energy markets: a pathway to standardized trading"

Energy Security during Wartime

USAID delivered 30 excavators to 24 cities across Ukraine

USAID delivered 31 generators to Chernihiv city