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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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November 10, 2023

USAID launched the project on the resilience of power supply with distributed generation

The Distributed Energy Resources (DER) surge as an alternative to supply electricity to critical loads in the Ukrainian power grid and increase the reliability and resilience of the network. The deployment of DERs requires a strategy to coordinate the commissioning, optimize resources, standardize processes, follow a short-, medium- and long-term energy planning strategy, and accelerate the DER’s expansion across the country.

November 8, 2023

USAID Energy Security Project presented the portfolio of hydrogen and biomethane projects to the State Agency of Energy Efficiency

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) informed the State Agency of Energy Efficiency (SAEE) of the portfolio of hydrogen and biomethane projects aimed at supporting Ukraine's green energy generation capacity and transit to clean energy through the implementation of the European 'Green Deal,' improving in such way the country's energy efficiency and enhancing energy security.

November 7, 2023

USAID ESP helps GTSOU to modernize the company’s asset management system

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) and the Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine (GTSOU) continued work on GTSOU's Asset Management System (AMS) upgrade. They launched the second phase of the TSO's AMS rollout after successfully implementing the first phase, supported by USAID ESP.

November 3, 2023

USAID ESP shares environmental, social, and governance best practices with GTSOU

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) delivered a workshop on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Best Practices to the Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine (GTSOU).

November 1, 2023

USAID helps the GTSOU to optimize Ukraine’s transmission system operations

On October 30, 2023, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) and the Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine (GTSOU) hosted the Roundtable "Ukraine Gas Transmission System Optimization."

October 31, 2023

USAID ESP helps the National Energy Regulator to calculate fines transparently

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP), in cooperation with the team of the international audit and consulting company Ernst & Young, conducted a four-day training for employees of the regional offices and the central office of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) to gain in-depth knowledge and skills in applying the new Procedure (Methodology) for Calculating Fines Imposed by NEURC (starting now referred to as the "Methodology").

October 27, 2023

Ukraine’s energy sector “on the road” to electricity market coupling

On October 25th, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) and EPEX SPOT presented to Ukraine’s energy sector and international partners a detailed Roadmap for electricity market coupling with the European Union (EU) markets and Moldova, as part of Ukraine’s electricity market reform.

October 25, 2023

USAID ESP develops Ukrenergo’s capability for dynamic power system modeling

Electric power systems like Ukraine's integrated power system (IPS) are typically complex systems that require mathematical models to guide decision-makers in planning and operation.

October 13, 2023

USAID helps Ukraine improve domestic gas extraction

On October 11-12th, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) hosted a two-day Methanol Suppliers and Traders Coordination Meeting to establish a sustainable long-term approach to supply methanol from the European Union (EU) to Ukraine and improve Ukraine's domestic gas extraction.