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Detail of GEF Project #2489

GEF Project ID2489
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameRural Infrastructure (Electrification Sector)
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program6
Pipeline Entry Date2004-05-24
PDF-B Approval Date2004-05-24
Approval Date2005-09-13
CEO Endorsement Date2005-11-22
GEF Agency Approval Date2005-12-15
Project Completion Date2012-06-30
Project StatusProject Completion
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyFondo Hondureño de Inversión Social (FHIS)
DescriptionThe principal objective of the Project is to introduce decentralized options, including those based on renewable energy technologies (RETs), into the present electrification plan for rural areas. Assistance to the GOH would include: (a) support for the development of a rational rural electrification policy (b) financing of decentralized minigrid projects that demonstrate sustainable private sector or community-based operation, and (c) support for the creation of a wider market for photovoltaic (PV) through appropriate incentives to both providers and users.
PDF B Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,350,000 USD
GEF Grant
2,700,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
18,740,000 USD
Project Cost
21,440,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
243,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
2,350,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
18,290,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
20,990,000 USD
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