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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March 16, 2023

How did Ukraine synchronize with the EU’s power system, and why is it important for the country’s energy security?

Ukraine has been part of the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) for almost a year. On February 24, 2022, Ukraine started scheduled testing of the power system in island mode, which was supposed to last three days and prove that Ukraine's power system is resilient as a prerequisite for synchronization with the European power system in 2023.

March 8, 2023

Role of women in ensuring the functioning of the Ukrainian energy sector during the war

On March 7, 2023, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) held a "Women in Energy" Round Table to mark the vitally important role of Ukrainian energy workers, especially women, in helping Ukraine's energy sector function during and after the war. During the year of full-scale war, Ukrainian women played an essential role in ensuring the supply of energy resources and regulating energy costs at the household and community levels. Ukrainian women have become a driving force in promoting sustainable development and energy-efficient technologies, changing behavior, and encouraging smart energy consumption to strengthen Ukraine's energy security.

February 7, 2023

USAID handed over a gas turbine mobile power plant to Ukraine to meet electricity needs

On February 07, 2023, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided the Government of Ukraine with a mobile gas turbine power plant with a total output capacity of 28 MW. This aid will help Ukraine increase the electricity supply to homes, hospitals, schools, critical infrastructure providers, and other institutions.

January 31, 2023

USAID provides heated shelters to enhance Ukrainian’s resilience to withstand russian aggression

In January 2023, USAID provided 60 tents to the State Emergency Service of Ukraine (SESU), enhancing its regional units' capacity to provide people with a lit and warm shelter in case of an emergency. The tents can be used as autonomous units or as a part of a "field settlement," where each tent may serve different purposes.

January 23, 2023

Conference for Potential Vendors of Energy Equipment – Procurements through Ukraine Energy Support Fund

On January 20th, 2023, the Energy Community Secretariat and USAID Energy Security Project (ESP), together with the Ministry of Energy of Ukraine, held a conference for potential suppliers of energy equipment to discuss procurements through the Ukraine Energy Support Fund (UESF) to support emergency repairs of the Ukrainian energy infrastructure.

January 17, 2023

USAID restored heat to the kindergarten at Liudvynivka: children will stay warm this winter

Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and extensive bombing have damaged district heating networks.  This aid worth about $100,000 allows 25 children and 13 staff members to attend a heated kindergarten this winter.

January 11, 2023

Market Operator Successfully Confirmed Its Anti-Corruption Certificate

If about UAH 120 million passes through a certain trading platform daily, then the potential for abuse is rather high. And this is the average daily amount of trades that take place on the JSC Market Operator platform. But corruption risks in the company are minimized.

January 9, 2023

Winter Has Come to Ukraine

3 public servants discuss living and working through Ukraine’s winter at war
Olena Iakovchuk is the director of Secondary School №3 in Chernihiv, a major city located about 140 kilometers north of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital. Responsible for nearly 2,000 students, Olena starts her days with a routine.

She reads the news. She checks the charge levels of her electronic gadgets and power banks....

December 19, 2022

USAID Helps to Increase the Resilience of Ternopil’s Heating System

Russia's military aggression has caused damage to the heat supply systems of Ukraine. The country's working critical infrastructure is a manifestation of the Ukrainian people's resilience against russia's war. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) stands with Ukraine, helping to rebuild its energy infrastructure and enabling Ukrainians to go through the most difficult winter of Ukraine's independence.