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USAID Administrator Power visited the energy facility to reaffirm commitment to Ukraine’s energy sector

On July 17, 2023, the USAID Administrator Samantha Power visited the Kyivteploenergo's (KTE) Combined Heat and Power Plant-5 (CHP-5) to learn how US-funded assistance helped Ukraine survive the winter and reaffirm the U.S. Government's strong commitment to keep Ukraine's energy infrastructure functional despite Russia's attacks.

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February 23, 2024

NEURC and USAID ESP Briefed Local Heat Supply Companies About the Peculiarities of Work in Ukraine`s Electricity Market.

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) and the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) briefed representatives of district heating companies (DHCs) that operate or plan to operate small and medium-capacity (up to 20 MW) cogeneration units about the specifics of set up, operation, and regulation of Ukraine`s electricity market.

Dmytro Kovalenko, NEURC Commissioner, thanked...

USAID Will Help Reform Energy and Municipal Infrastructure in Communities

February 9, 2024

USAID Will Help Reform Energy and Municipal Infrastructure in Communities

On February 2, 2024, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP), together with the Ministry for Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine (Ministry of Infrastructure), discussed with 84 representatives of local authorities, heat supply companies, and distribution system operators the collection of initial data to determine the technical feasibility of implementing...

February 5, 2024

USAID ESP Will Help Develop a Comprehensive Indexing Methodology for Energy Markets in Ukraine

On February 1, 2024, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) announced the launch of the project "Analysis and Development of a Comprehensive Indexing Methodology for Energy Markets in Ukraine."

Participants in the project presentation included representatives of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC), Ukrainian Energy Exchange (UEEX) and JSC “Market Operator”.

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February 3, 2024

USAID ESP helped Ukraine Prepare for the First Joint Electricity Trading Auctions According to European Rules

USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) has been working for a long time to facilitate market integration between Ukraine and neighboring countries (European Union (EU) and Moldova). This work has been done in close cooperation with Ukrenergo, the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC), the Market Operator (MO), the Energy Community Secretariat (EnCS), the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine (MoE), and other stakeholders.

January 26, 2024

USAID delivered two high voltage autotransformers to Ukrenergo

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over two high voltage auto transformers to the National Power Company UkrEnergo (NPC UkrEnergo). This assistance will enhance the reliability of Ukraine’s Integrated Power System and ensure its maintenance during this and following winters. While the auto transformers are already with UkrEnergo, the parties marked this significant moment with a handover ceremony.

January 22, 2024

USAID will help Ukraine to implement distributed generation projects

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) and the Ministry of Communities, Territories and Infrastructure Development of Ukraine (Mininfrastructure) held a coordination meeting with the regional administrations, heat and electricity supply companies and discussed practical steps for the development of the distributed generation projects to enhance the resilience of Ukraine's energy infrastructure. This collaboration is part of implementing the activities under the Memorandum of Understanding between USAID ESP and the Mininfrastructute, signed in November 2023.

January 19, 2024

USAID Energy Security Project launches a comprehensive training program on biomethane production in Ukraine

On January 17, 2024, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) in cooperation with the Bioenergy Association of Ukraine (BAU) launched a comprehensive training program on biomethane production in Ukraine.

January 18, 2024

USAID ESP Launched a Project to Improve Risk Management and Financial Guarantees in Ukraine’s Energy Sector

On January 17, 2024, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) launched a project to improve risk management and financial guarantees in the energy sector of Ukraine. The project aims to address non-payment and debt accumulation issues in the balancing electricity market.

January 5, 2024

USAID Helps Ukraine Strengthen Energy Security of Local Communities

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Energy Security Project (ESP), is helping Ukraine deploy a network of cogeneration units to strengthen the country's energy security in the conditions of war.