Moldova will receive another 42 million dollars for strengthening energy security, from USAID Moldova. According to Deputy Prime Minister Andrei Spînu, the financing contract with USAID was extended, which comes to help the Republic of Moldova face the challenges of this winter, but also to help unlock the country’s energy potential and provide citizens with access to efficient and affordable energy resources.
Support from USAID provides for:
- integration of the regional and European energy market;
- development of human capacities;
- investments for the valorization of renewable resources and for energy efficiency projects.
Procurement of technological solutions and equipment:
- 10 drones for inspection and rapid detection of transmission line faults;
- 50 generators for hospitals and other organizations providing public services;
- energy storage systems for balancing power variations in the system;
- equipment for equipping the UTM Energy Laboratory and for carrying out energy audits.
Andrei Spînu says that the funding will be offered for 4 years, within the Energy Security Project of the Republic of Moldova (MESA), USAID.