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Detail of GEF Project #2004

GEF Project ID2004
IBRD PO ID77158
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEnergizing Rural Transformation
CountrySwaziland
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program6
Pipeline Entry Date2003-06-23
Approval Date2004-05-21
Project Cancellation Date2005-07-07
Project StatusCancelled
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMinistry of Economic Planning & Development
DescriptionPromotes renewable energy for grid-based power generation, rural home lighting, rural schools and health clinics, and telecommunications to rural communities and enterprises, all integrated with national policies for rural electrification and telecommunications. Provides business development assistance to rural businesses to deliver renewable energy. Initial subsidies for off-grid systems are eventually replaced by a rural access trust fund. New financing mechanism for grid-based power are developed, including carbon finance. Power sector regulatory and policy development support grid-based renewable power. Fits both "productive uses" and "power sector policy" strategic priorities. Total project $118 m., of which $17 m. is rural grid extension investments and $2.5 m. is telecomm investments; remainder is renewable energy. GEF $2.5 m., PCF $8 m., Bank $20 m., private sector $81 m., gov’t $2.9 m., donors $3.6 m.
GEF Project Grant
3,100,000 USD
GEF Grant
3,100,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
8,600,000 USD
Project Cost
11,700,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
253,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
3,100,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
8,600,000 USD
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