CU Kyivteploenergo Prepares a Leaflet with Support of USAID Project

What a Kyiv resident should do in case of debt or overpaid amount to PJSC Kyivenergo? How to verify calculations made for the owners of residential premises for the services on district heating and hot water supply for legal entities and natural persons? How to conduct re-calculation for the services on district heating and hot water supply?

You can find answers to these questions in a leaflet prepared for the consumers by the team of CU KYIVTEPLOENERGO with support of the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine.

USAID Project Conducts Series of Trainings

The USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine launched a series of trainings on December 11: training on use of software for the district heating system modelling for the representatives of CU "BILOTSERKIVTEPLOMEREZHA". The training takes place within the framework of providing technical assistance to the city of Bila Tserkva.

It is planned that such trainings will also be held for the cities of Kyiv and Zaporizhzhia.

XIV International Congress

Diana Korsakaite, Chief of Party of the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine participated in the XIV International Congress "Institutional and Technical Aspects of Housing and Communal Services Reform" held within the framework of the annual "CommunTech’2018" exhibition. At the event, the MERP COP made a presentation on "Long-Term Planning in Heat Supply Sector as the Most Efficient Way of Providing Quality Services to Consumers." The event was attended by about 200 people. Among them: officials of the Government of Ukraine, representatives of the ministries and agencies, experts of the international organizations, financial institutions and donors, representatives of the municipalities, communal utilities and NGOs.

Seminar for CU Kyivteploenergo “Company Image Making”

The USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine (USAID Project) conducted on September 11 a seminar for CU Kyivteploenergo (КТЕ) “Company Image Making”. The seminar covered the following important topics: - company image: role of employees, points of contact with the brand; - communication styles: peculiarities and conditions of efficient communication; - work with negative image: consumer types. Crisis communication scenarios and types of addresses; - stress management: reasons, basic techniques, recommendations; - work with media: how to work with typical addresses and requests.

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The USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine, together with the Kyiv City State Administration and “Kyivteploenergo”, created this video to provide answers to the questions of the Kyivites about transfer of “Kyivenergo” networks into communal ownership (“Kyivteploenergo”). 

Request for Proposals

USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine announces Request for Proposals for Implementation of Software for Municipal Heating System Modeling. Please, follow the link for more information.

Signing Memorandum with Bila Tserkva

Today, July 13, Diana Korsakaite, Chief of Party of the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine, and Hennadii Dykyi, Mayor of Bila Tserkva, signed a memorandum of understanding regarding partnership in the heat supply sector reform and development of the long-term municipal heat network development plan.

The city of Bila Tserkva was selected to cooperate with the Project on a competitive basis among the 33 cities of Ukraine that submitted their applications for the competition. The USAID Project, from July through December, will provide the city with support in developing the long-term municipal heat network development plan, including recommendations for optimization of district heating (DH) and network integration. This will help create prerequisites for use of clean and/or alternative energy in district heating, will contribute to long-term network development planning and investment programming in district heating. Read more>>

Series of Trainings for CU "Kyivteploenergo" Launched

On July 6, the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project (USAID Project) experts conducted a seminar for employees of CU "Kyivteploenergo" (KTE) on the topic "Important Issues of Tariff Formation in Heat Supply Sector". This is the first of nine training events that the USAID Project team plans to conduct for KTE employees by the end of 2018. The seminar covered important issues: latest novelties in the legislation on tariff formation in ​​heat supply sector; basic requirements to formation of tariffs in accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine # 869 on productive output of heat energy, heat energy losses in the networks, cost of FER, salaries and others; basic requirements to formation of tariffs in accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine #  869 on inclusion of revenue in tariffs for heat energy; certain aspects of tariff formation in the heat supply sector: for heat energy generated from non-conventional and renewable energy sources, for transportation/supply of heat energy from CHS/IHS. Read more<<

New USAID Project Partner Cities Identified

The process of competitive selection of the Ukrainian cities - future partners of the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine (USAID Project) has completed. The Project will support the selected cities in development of the long-term plans of heat network development, including optimization and integration of the district heating networks, as well as creation of the long-term investment programs for district heating networks.

The competition for cooperation with the Project was open, the period for submission of the application was June 4-20. During this period, the announcement of the competition, the application form for participation and detailed information on the USAID Project activities in potential partner municipalities were posted on the USAID Project website. Invited for participation in the competition were the cities with over 500 Gcal/year of connected heat load, and in which one municipal DH utility is responsible for operation of the heat network(s) with the connected heat load exceeding 50% of the total heat load of the city. Read more>>

Orientation Meeting for Participants of Competitive Selection of New USAID Project Partner Cities

On June 12, the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine (USAID Project) held an orientation meeting for those municipalities that were willing to participate in the competitive selection of partner cities for the USAID Project. As part of the partnership, the Project will help the winners of the competition develop the long-term heat network development plans and optimize the district heating system. The event was devoted to detailed discussion of the issues related to filling in the applications, terms and deadlines, technical and organizational requirements, criteria for assessment of the applicants, and answering individual questions. The event was attended by seventeen cities, including the following oblast centers: Chernihiv, Dnipro, Kherson, Khmelnytskyi, Mykolaiv, Poltava, Sumy, Zaporizhzhia.

New Leaflet within the Framework of New Partnership between USAID Project and KCSA

In order to inform the Kyiv residents about the urgent issues arising in connection with transfer of the heating networks of PJSC "Kyivenergo" into communal owhership of the city of Kyiv (CU "Kyivteploenergo"), the team of the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine, together with the Kyiv City State Administration, has created a leaflet. You will find in it the answers to the most common questions: where the consumers may receive consultations on emergency situations, on submission of the meter readings, tariffs for heating and hot water, whether it is necessary to re-conclude a contract with "Kyivteploenergo", etc.

In the middle of June, 900,000 consumers of CU "Kievteploenergo” will receive this leaflet, along with the housing and communal bills.

Press-lunch at the Pozniaky Heat Supply Station

On June 8, the team of the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine (USAID Project) had lunch today with the journalists from national media. The press lunch was held at the heat supply station (HSS) Pozniaky which supplies heat and hot water to the residents of Pozniaky and Osokorky residential districts. The press lunch was organized with the support of the Kyiv City State Administration, Kyivteploenergo (KTE) and USAID Project. The event was devoted to the issues related to work of CU "Kyivteploenergo", namely: preparation for the heating season, anti-emergency work, tariffs for heat and hot water supply (which are now lower in KTE than in Kyivenergo), as well as to whom payments for hot water and heating should be made, where to get advice and conclude the contracts, etc. Read more>>

Competitive Selection of Partner Cities

The USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine (USAID MER Project) is conducting a competitive selection of partner cities to support development of the long-term plans for the heat network development and district heating (DH) system optimization Read more>>

Kyiv Approves SEAP

Kyiv has joined the partner cities of the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine which approved their Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs). On 17 May, the deputies of the Kyiv City Council supported the approval of Sustainable Energy Action Plan (SEAP) through 2020. The document was developed with support of the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine (USAID Project).

SEAP is a document developed by the signatories of the Covenant of Mayors (the leading initiative of the European Union, which involves local and regional authoritiesfor fulfilling voluntary obligations to reduce CO2 emissions by 2020 by at least 20%, thus contributing to the development of environmentally oriented economy and quality of life improvementRead more>>

Open Vacancy

The USAID Municipal Energy Reform  Project in Ukraine (USAID Project) is seeking a qualified and experienced international consultant for the following short-term position: Senior Regulatory Expert. 

Consultant contracted for this work, will work under supervision of USAID Project Chief of Party (COP). All the potential Consultants will be communicating with USAID through the COP, unless otherwise specifically directed by the USAID Project COP. Read more>>

On the Pass to Energy Efficiency

We offer you a video about the key results and achievements of the USAID Municipal Energy Reform Project in Ukraine. Four years of bright, rich, fruitful and useful work that helped to make energy efficiency and energy saving the basis for culture of the majority of Ukrainians. We express our sincere gratitude to all our partners and beneficiaries who worked with us side by side to increase energy security and strengthen Ukraine's energy independence.
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