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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June 27, 2023

USAID Energy Security Project promotes equality between women and men in the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine

On June 22, 2023, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) ceremoniously completed a training program on gender equality and non-discrimination in the workplace for employees of the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine.

June 22, 2023

Heat Supply Scheme for Khmelnytskyi: citizens will have the most reliable heat supply system

On June 21st, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) presented the Heat Supply Scheme of Khmelnytskyi to the local authorities and discussed the prospects for implementing the recommended scenario of the document.

June 20, 2023

Survey: the needed changes in the development of energy commodities trading

USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) invites energy market participants to participate in a survey on needs and obstacles in the energy sector.

Your answers will help the USAID ESP team to identify the priorities of its activities, research the obstacles and present them to the legislators with the methods of solving them.

Let's create the future of the energy sector in Ukraine...

June 15, 2023

USAID provided 20 emergency vehicles to help Ukrainian district heating utilities

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through the USAID Energy Security Project, has provided 20 emergency vehicles worth about $4 million to help local governments and utilities promptly repair district heating networks damaged by Russia's strikes on critical infrastructure in Bucha, Mykolaiv, Kharkiv, Kropyvnytskyi, Zaporizhzhya, Vasylkiv, Khmelnytskyi, Zhytomyr, Lutsk, Odesa, Bila Tserkva, Brovary, Rivne, Poltava, and Ternopil. Each vehicle comes with digging, cutting, welding, and safety equipment to allow energy workers to quickly repair damaged infrastructure and ensure that Ukrainians have access to heat and hot water both now and during the next winter season.

June 13, 2023

Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine gave the green light to the implementation of European regulations on energy market integrity and transparency

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) congratulates the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the national energy regulatory authority (the NEURC), other stakeholders engaged, and all fair market players with the passage of the draft law No. 5322 on amendments to laws regarding the prevention of abuses in the wholesale energy markets.

June 12, 2023

The USAID Energy Security Project presented a Methodology for calculating penalties for violations in the energy sector

On June 8th, 2023, a draft Methodology for calculating penalties for violations of legislation and license terms in the energy and utility sectors was presented in an online event. This draft document was prepared for the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (hereinafter – NEURC/Regulator) as a result of a two-year effort led by the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) with the...

May 31, 2023

NEURC decision promotes the distributed generation and usage of district heating infrastructure in Ukrainian cities – USAID Energy Security Project

To implement the provisions of Item 12 Part One Article 58 and Item 8 Part One, and Item I Part Two Article 57 of the Law of Ukraine “On Electricity Market,” NEURC (after this referred to as the Regulator) approved changes to the Electricity Retail Market Rules having guaranteed the right of all retail electricity customers (both household and non-household) to sell the surplus energy generated by their own generating plant to the power supplier at a contractual price.

May 29, 2023

USAID Energy Security Project will assist Ukraine with translating the key energy sector-related acts of the EU acquis

Since 2018, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) has been supporting the Government of Ukraine (GoU) in aligning the country’s energy markets (primarily, their overall setup and core principles of functioning) with the ones of the European Union. Among other support, USAID ESP has been helping GoU address the pending transposition of the EU legislation (acquis communautaire) pertinent to the electricity and gas sectors and ensuring its further effective implementation in Ukraine.

May 22, 2023

USAID Energy Security Project and the State Emergency Service of Ukraine promote gender equality and inclusivity in the security sector

USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) has launched a collaborative effort with the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SESU) to integrate the principles of gender equality and social inclusivity into the security and civil defense sectors. These principles are considered one of the most important aspects of the SESU’s key activities, in addition to emergency response and disaster management, rescue operations, rescue team management, and the overall organization of civil defense, emergency protection, and emergency prevention.