DEAN WHITE: The Energy Security Project will continue to contribute to Ukraine’s energy security

The USAID Energy Security Project has passed its halfway point – three years have been successfully completed and an additional two years of work are ahead. USAID Energy Security Project’s Chief of Party Dean White outlines how the Project will continue contributing to energy resilience and thus Ukraine’s overall security. He explains how the Project proactively cooperates with the Ukrainian government, other diverse stakeholders as well as non-governmental organizations advance the role that Ukraine’s energy sector plays in furthering independence and expanding access to regional markets.

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October 1, 2020

Flexibility in the Ukrainian Energy System. What is the role of the renewable energy sector?

Results from an ESP assessment of flexibility in Ukraine’s electricity system were presented at a recent stakeholder roundtable. Presentations relating to renewable energy penetration into the system along with an analysis of ancillary services market performance and recommendations for improved system balancing and ENSO-E integration were provided by ESP sector experts.

Steel pipelines and cables in a plant

August 27, 2020

Ukraine Begins Testing Nuclear Power Generator Systems

Testing is underway for several nuclear power plants’ generator excitation systems, which keep plants at the right voltage level. These systems are critical for safety and proper operation, and stable test results are a requirement for Ukraine’s power system to integrate with the European system.

Aerial view oil refinery, refinery plant, refinery factory at night

April 12, 2020

USAID ESP Recommends Ways to Soften COVID-19 Impact on Ukraine’s Energy Market

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) has proposed a list of strategies to tackle the most urgent problems and keep the market on track for the rest of the pandemic.

Steel pipelines and cables in a plant

February 29, 2020

NEURC adopts pricing formula to correct imbalances in the electricity market

The formula, proposed by the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP), creates better incentives for traders and will reduce costs across the market.