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Detail of GEF Project #573

GEF Project ID573
UNDP PMIS ID874
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameRemoval of Barriers to Energy Conservation and Energy Efficiency in Small and Medium Scale Enterprises
CountryKenya
RegionAfrica
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program5
PDF-B Approval Date1998-07-01
Approval Date1998-07-01
CEO Endorsement Date1999-12-20
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-04-07
Project Completion Date2006-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyUNDP
Executing AgencyKenya Association of Manufacturers for the Ministry of Industrial Development
DescriptionThe outcome of this project will be a reduction of CO2 emissions resulting from increased energy efficiency within Kenya’s small and medium scale enterprises. This will be accomplished by removing capacity and financial barriers through formal and on the job training as well as through the introduction of new financial mechanisms. A series of demonstration retrofit projects will be carefully selected, and financing obtained to complete the energy efficiency demonstrations. Full cost-recovery for the demonstrations will be ensured to prove to SME in Kenya that improving energy efficiency can be profitable. The project will enable entrepreneurial energy and engineering firms to emerge as viable energy service companies (ESCOs) which will be prepared to carry out the investments in improved energy efficiency on a sustained basis. After successful project completion and barrier removal, the total CO2 emission reduction will be 4.2 million tonnes.
Implementation StatusProject under implementation. The project personnel is currently being recruited and the activities are expected to begin in the summer of 2000. (as-vg1jul00).
PDF B Amount
40,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,153,000 USD
GEF Grant
3,193,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
5,090,000 USD
Project Cost
8,283,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
3,193,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
5,130,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
8,363,000 USD
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