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Detail of GEF Project #569

GEF Project ID569
IBRD PO ID502226
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEfficient Street Lighting Program
CountryArgentina
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program5
Approval Date1998-07-24
GEF Agency Approval Date1998-10-27
Project Completion Date2002-04-30
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyIFC
Executing AgencyIFC
DescriptionThe project will assist Argentina in removing key barriers to energy conservation in the street lighting sector. These barriers to energy conservation in the street lighting sector. These barriers include lack of information about viable energy saving opportunities in street lighting, access to commercial sources of financing, and increased transaction costs for initial installations. More specifically, the project will enable the development, structuring and financing of viable model transactions that demonstrate innovative mechanisms to overcoming identified market barriers. These mechanisms have a high replication potential in the Argentinean markets and could also be introduced in other street lighting market with a high energy savings potential. Projected annual energy savings after barrier removal exceed 1450 GWh.
Implementation StatusProject completed. All disbursements made and Final Report submitted. Project closed.
GEF Project Grant
736,250 USD
GEF Grant
736,250 USD
Project Cost
736,250 USD
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