Comprehensive Training Program on Biomethane
Comprehensive Training Program on Biomethane
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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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

USAID ESP Helps to Facilitate the Integration of Ukrainian Electricity Market with the European

Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine ​increased ​the ​urgency of the ​Government of Ukraine’s (GoU) decision to improve the country’s wholesale electricity markets and ​to ​build ​a ​reliable and resilient energy system that ultimately advance​s​ Ukraine’s full integration with European markets.   To help the GoU meet this goal, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), […]

17 May 2024

USAID ESP helps to develop a favorable legal and regulatory framework for Ukraine to build its biomethane sector

On April 30, 2024, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) welcomed Ukrainian policymakers and sector experts at the Round Table on Biomethane, aimed at developing a favorable legal and regulatory framework for the biomethane sector in Ukraine and the country’s sustainable energy future.   Opening the round table, the USAID ESP Chief of Party Michael Trainor […]

2 May 2024

Volyn Oblast received two cogeneration units from USAID

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its Energy Security Project (ESP) handed over to one of the utility companies in Volyn Oblast a second cogeneration unit (CGU) to provide electricity to the quarterly boiler house of the local district heating company. The donation was made under the Memorandum of Cooperation between and […]

1 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