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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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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.

October 10, 2023

Generators provided by USAID last winter will back up 41 Kyivteploenergo boiler houses

Last winter, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) transferred 137 generators worth about 40 million UAH to CU Kyivteploenergo (KTE), helping this Communal Utility to get ready for the first challenging winter during the war.

October 7, 2023

The USAID Energy Security Project supports local communities’ plans to introduce energy management

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) and Khmelnytska Oblast Military Administration conducted a roundtable on October 5, 2023, to discuss energy efficiency and how to introduce an energy management system in Khmelnytska Oblast, as well as review the efforts of local communities to develop energy efficiency projects under the Regional Energy Efficiency Program (after this - the Program) in Khmelnytska Oblast.

October 5, 2023

On the way to REMIT implementation: the Regulator approved the Procedure for Registration of Wholesale Energy Market Participants

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) welcomes the completion of the adoption by the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission (NEURC) of the priority group of regulatory acts aimed at implementing the European Regulation on Wholesale Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (REMIT).

October 4, 2023

Energy sector companies received technical expertise on the Ukrainian energy market coupling with the EU

On September 29th, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP), jointly with EPEX SPOT, conducted the 5th and final workshop on the Roadmap and Capacity Building on Electricity Market Coupling Activity.

October 3, 2023

USAID Energy Security Project with the State Agency for Energy Efficiency discussed ways to support the increased efficiency of cogeneration, per the current regulatory and market frameworks

On September 27, 2023, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) held the fourth webinar in a series of events that are intended to provide key district heating (DH) stakeholders with guidance on cogeneration units (CGUs)- their potential, technical details on implementation, and prospects to further develop distributed cogeneration based on the current DH infrastructure in Ukraine. The event...