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Detail of GEF Project #1439

GEF Project ID1439
IBRD PO ID502238
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameEfficient Lighting Initiative (ELI)
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program5
Approval Date1998-07-01
CEO Endorsement Date2005-01-26
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-03-21
Project Completion Date2009-07-10
Project StatusProject Completion
Executing AgencyInternational Finance Corporation
Implementation StatusCEO endorsed amendment on 01/19/2005 for Global (Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, and the Philippines). Country operations completed 12/03. ELI legacy plan developed, China Certification Center for Energy Conservation Products (CECP) developed business plan to sustain ELI quality mark. Legacy integrates GEF China Green Lights Program certification with global ELI certification through collaboration with CECP. Execution commences late 2004, pending GEF approval. ELI Legacy designed as self-sustaining from combination of lighting industry fees and donor support. ELI M&E program continues to be executed; country program process evaluations in all 7 countries completed. Market transformation/impact evaluations completed 2005 to assess program’s "sustainable market impacts." Website at recently redesigned to reflect feedback from global audience; its management has switched.
GEF Project Grant
5,650,000 USD
GEF Grant
5,650,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
33,000,000 USD
Project Cost
38,650,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
5,650,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
33,000,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
38,650,000 USD
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