Winners of the competitive selection of partner cities to support reforms aimed at optimizing and developing heat supply infrastructure:
The project will sign a partner technical assistance agreement with (і) the city council for the full package of support or (іі) the city council and the local teplokomunenergo; this will be decided at the local level.
Under the framework of cooperation with the partner cities, USAID ESP plans to:
- develop a heat supply scheme for each selected partner city;
- work out a strategy for long-term heat supply system development and draft a list of priority projects to improve each heat supply system;
- and in order to prioritize the investment projects, build a concept and cost estimate, assess investment impact and determine a potential financing source for each project.
The selection of partner cities was based on criteria reflecting Project goals, requirements and conditions to ensure the Project’s success in achieving its objectives.