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USAID ESP Helps NEURC to Enhance Its Capacity to Implement REMIT

Ukraine's energy markets require considerable reforms to ensure their transparency and independence, strengthening energy security and paving the way for Ukraine’s integration with European markets. The Regulation on the Integrity and Transparency of the Electricity Wholesale Market (REMIT—EU Regulation 1227/2011) is an integral part of this reform.  

The REMIT concept is new for Ukraine and...

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December 8, 2022

The United States Helps Ukraine to Resume Heat and Hot Water Supplies Promptly

On December 8, 2022, in Lviv, U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink and USAID/Ukraine Mission Director James Hope briefed the journalists about USAID-funded aid - 30 excavators that USAID has provided to 25 district heating companies across Ukraine to repair heating networks damaged by russia's aggression. The excavators, donated by the American people through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its Energy Security Project, valued at 2 million USD, will help Ukraine's district heating companies resume the supply of heat and hot water to the Ukrainian people during winter. It is part of a broader effort by the U.S. Government, including USAID, to provide Ukraine with energy repair equipment, power generators, winter clothing, and other assistance needed for winter.

October 7, 2022

Making Through the Winter?!

Ukraine is dealing with a subtle enemy who is shelling critical infrastructure facilities, so the coming winter in the country will be difficult. And therefore we cannot rule out interruptions in the supply of gas and electricity, heat and hot water. Although Ukraine already has the practice of promptly resuming the energy supplies, the issue of preparing for winter is still relevant.

September 20, 2022

The United States helps Ukraine to restore district heat networks damaged as the result of russia’s military aggression

On September 20, 2022,  allowing restoration of district heating to over 20,000 residents of Kyiv. The total length of pipes handed over by the US Government via USAID’s Energy Security Project is 11 kilometers.

July 14, 2022

Commercial electricity flows from Ukraine to EU: mutually beneficial for Ukraine and the EU

At the beginning of June 2022, Continental Europe Transmission System Operators positively addressed the request of Ukrainian Transmission System Operator NPC Ukrenergo to renew electricity export from Ukraine to Europe. Export volumes will increase in line with implementing the countermeasures proposed by ENTSO-E.

July 7, 2022

USAID to lead procurement of critical energy equipment for Ukraine

The Ukraine Energy Support Fund will pool international support to restore and rebuild energy infrastructure damaged by Russia’s invasion.

June 30, 2022

Support to energy security cooperation between Ukraine and Europe

On June 30, 2022, USAID Ukraine's Senior Energy Advisor Sukru Bogut and USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) Gas Team Lead Justin Goonesinghe spoke at the 4th South-East European Gas (SEEGAS) Initiative Joint Steering Committee Crisis Response Meeting.

June 11, 2022

The USA supports Ukraine’s European energy integration and provides technical assistance for the development of Ukraine’s electricity market

U.S. Ambassador Bridget A. Brink and USAID Head of Mission in Ukraine, James Hope, during a visit to NPC «Ukrenergo», congratulated it on ENTSO-E's decision to open Ukrainian electricity exports to Europe. The United States fully supports Ukraine's energy integration with Europe and, via USAID and its Energy Security Project (ESP), continues providing «Ukrenergo» with expert assistance through projects dedicated to ENTSO-E synchronization and electricity market development and system planning and operation.

January 21, 2022

USAID handed over to Luhansk Energy Association the dedicated equipment for over UAH 7.7 million

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has handed over to Luhansk Energy Association LLC the dedicated equipment for over UAH 7.7 million through the Energy Security Project. USAID is creating the necessary conditions to ensure uninterrupted energy supply for over 340,000 household and 8,000 commercial customers in the Ukraine’s government-controlled territory of Luhansk Oblast, and thus contributing to strengthening of Ukraine’s energy security.

December 21, 2021

USAID ESP helps Kyivteploenergo to automate heat supply control

Backed by USAID Energy Security Project, the Public Utility “Kyivteploenergo” is adopting the DH.GIS geoinformation system based on a software platform by Globema.

The DH.GIS software package will enable a digital map containing data on 2,700 km of district heating networks and over 200 heat sources across Kyiv. This map will automatically display any changes within the system, particularly data from aerial monitoring of heat networks.