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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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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.

December 22, 2023

USAID Helps Ukraine Strengthen Its Energy Security

Since 2018, USAID through its Energy Security Project (ESP) has been providing comprehensive technical assistance to the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine (MoE). This assistance is aimed at strengthening the country's energy security, integrating Ukrainian energy markets into European ones, and reforming the energy sector following the principles of sustainable and reliable energy supplies, energy affordability for Ukrainians, and efficient operation and development of energy infrastructure.

December 14, 2023

USAID ESP supports the efforts of NEURC to improve regulatory enforcement

The USAID Energy Security Project (USAID ESP) has been supporting the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) to strengthen the regulator’s capacity to introduce the best EU practices of energy market regulation and improve the current legal framework. Improving NEURC’s enforcement capability is one of the most important aspects.

December 8, 2023

Winners of the Essay Contest “Ukraine’s Energy Security: What Does It Mean?”

During the three months of the Essay Contest "Ukraine’s Energy Security: What Does It Mean?" we received more than 100 works from young people from all over Ukraine! From July to October 2023, new stories were submitted almost daily and we became acquainted with the talented participants and their ideas and thoughts.  The essays contain touching personal stories and well-reasoned explanations of their own vision of how to strengthen the country's energy security. And while we are sincerely grateful to ALL the participants of the contest, it is time to name and congratulate the winners!

December 5, 2023

The Ukrainian energy system is synchronized with the European network

On 28 November 2023, the ENTSO-E acknowledged that the transmission system operator (TSO) NEC “Ukrenergo” implemented the key technical actions needed for continuous synchronization of Ukrainian and European energy systems. It is extremely important for further integration into the European electricity market and to ensure the resilience of the Ukrainian energy system.

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November 29, 2023

USAID ESP Helps Ukraine Develop a Legislative Framework for Biomethane Export

Following the commitment to create a favorable environment to advance the biomethane market and facilitate the export of Ukraine’s biomethane to Europe, USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) gathered key stakeholders to present its Biomethane Development Project in Ukraine.