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Detail of GEF Project #1116

GEF Project ID1116
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameImproving the Energy Efficiency of the Urban Heating and Hot Water Supply
RegionEurope and Central Asia
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program5
Pipeline Entry Date1998-07-01
PDF-B Approval Date1998-07-28
Approval Date2003-05-16
CEO Endorsement Date2004-04-05
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-01-25
Project Completion Date2014-03-26
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyMinistry of Nature Protection of the Government of Armenia
DescriptionThe project aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from current heat and hot water supply practices in Armenian cities. The project consists of four components: 1.Strengthening the role of condominiums in organizing and managing the heat and hot water supply services at the building level. 2.Supporting the restructuring process and building the capacity of the existing DH companies to improve the efficiency of their operations. 3.Supporting the emerging new service providers in offering their services to the condominiums and structuring financing for the investments needed 4.Documenting and disseminating the results, experiences and lessons learnednationally and regionally.
Implementation StatusMemorandum of understanding was signed between the UNDP Country Office and Spitak and Gyumri cities municipalities on putting into operation the centralized heating and hot water supply systems of multi-apartment buildings (in total 556 apartments). Subcontracting organizations are selected, reconstruction works started and the preliminary contracts with apartment owners were signed. The MoU was signed with private operator on co-financing for installation of solar water heaters on the existing gas boiler plant to supply hot water to multi-apartment buildings serving 77 apartments. The draft of the heat law concept is developed in cooperation with ad-hoc working group composed of the representatives of 3 ministries and R2E2 fund. The document was presented to the Ministry of Nature Protection.
PDF B Amount
210,120 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,950,000 USD
GEF Grant
3,160,120 USD
Cofinancing Total
8,865,000 USD
Project Cost
12,025,120 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
2,950,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
8,870,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
12,030,120 USD
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