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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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July 8, 2023

USAID ESP will help develop standardized products for the Ukrainian energy markets

On July 6, 2023, the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) held a roundtable titled “Energy markets: a pathway to standardized trading.” The event was dedicated to the current status and challenges of the wholesale energy markets in Ukraine, the market survey results, best international practices of energy trade surveillance in organized and OTC markets, and USAID ESP recommendations on the next steps to develop the markets.

July 6, 2023

USAID delivered 6,000 tons of methanol to Ukrgasvydobuvannya for stable gas production

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), through the USAID Energy Security Project (ESP), delivered more than 6,000 tons of methanol worth over EUR 4 mln to JSC Ukrgasvydobuvannya, the largest gas producer in Central and Eastern Europe. The methanol procured by USAID helps to ensure the production of Ukrainian gas for the needs of households, companies, and industrial consumers.

July 5, 2023

USAID Energy Security Project welcomes Ukraine’s legislative changes for energy market transparency

The USAID Energy Security Project (ESP) highly appreciates the entry into force of the long-awaited Law No. 3141 on Amending Certain Laws of Ukraine for Prevention of Abuses in Wholesale Energy Markets (previously known as Bill No. 5322), which was adopted by Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada on June 10, signed by the President on June 30 and published on the next day, on July 1.

July 3, 2023

USAID provided $3,8 mln worth of equipment to back up Ukraine’s integrated power system

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through the USAID Energy Security Project, has provided IT equipment worth about $3.8 million to National Power Company Ukrenergo (NPC Ukrenergo) to strengthen the operations of the company's main and regional dispatch centers. This assistance includes hardware, software licenses, and network equipment and will enhance the performance and reliability of the Integrated Power System of Ukraine (IPSU).

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.