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Detail of GEF Project #1686

GEF Project ID1686
IBRD PO ID77380
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameRenewable Energy Project
CountryEthiopia
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program6
Pipeline Entry Date2002-05-06
PDF-B Approval Date2002-05-06
Approval Date2003-05-16
CEO Endorsement Date2005-04-27
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-07-28
Project Completion Date2011-06-30
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyThe Ethiopia Electric Authority
DescriptionPromotes private-sector-led off-grid rural electrification with solar home systems and mini-grids based on small hydro. Both household and institutional (health, education, community groups) applications are covered. Other project components for policy and institutional support, urban electric distribution, biomass (including more efficient biomass stoves), and environmental mitigation are apparently not targets of GEF support, although this point is not clearly established in the concept. Project $203 mil. GEF $5 m. IDA $132 m., utility $22 mil, private $21 mil.
Implementation StatusThe Board approved the project on June 28, 2005. Letter of Grant Agreement is under preparation.
PDF B Amount
280,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,930,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,210,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
211,270,000 USD
Project Cost
216,480,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
507,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
4,930,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
10,400,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
15,610,000 USD
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