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Detail of GEF Project #2660

GEF Project ID2660
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameTransformation of the Rural PV Market (prev. Energy Sector Reform)
CountryBurkina Faso
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program6
Pipeline Entry Date2001-05-14
PDF-B Approval Date2001-06-28
Approval Date2005-09-13
Project Cancellation Date2010-06-24
Project StatusCancelled
Executing AgencyMinistry of Mines, Quarries, and Energy
Descriptionto reduce Burkina Faso’s energy-related CO2 emissions by substituting fossil fuels (kerosene and diesel) with solar power to provide electricity services for water pumping together with other attendant basic productive energy services to the targeted rural community users. The project will improve people’s livelihoods by promoting the use of renewable energy (solar PV) to provide potable drinking water and basic electricity services to the rural area, thus reducing the country’s dependency on imported fossil fuels (kerosene, diesel).
PDF B Amount
60,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,700,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,760,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
4,130,000 USD
Project Cost
5,890,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
158,400 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
1,700,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
4,505,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Endo.)
158,400 USD
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