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Detail of GEF Project #338

GEF Project ID338
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameBiomass Power Generation: Sugar Cane Bagasse and Trash
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational Program7
Approval Date1996-04-01
CEO Endorsement Date1997-02-10
GEF Agency Approval Date1997-04-01
Project Completion Date1999-01-09
Project StatusProject Closure
Executing AgencyMinistry of Science and Technology
DescriptionTo determine available volumes, quality and cost of bagase/trash biomass for potential use in BIG/GT systems.
Implementation StatusOverall, the final independent evaluation report, presented to UNDP and the Executing agency, concluded that the project “has been completed in a thorough and high-quality fashion”…and that it “met all original objectives, and it has gone beyond these in several areas.” And, based on this report’s recommendations, the contracting of a National Cost Engineering Study for a first-of-a-kind commercial demonstration BIG/GT plant in Brazil is being discussed and the Terms of Reference under elaboration. A final Tripartite Meeting is confirmed for September with the participation of Executing Agency, UNDP-CO, UNDP/GEF/RBLAC Climate Change Coordinator, the Brazilian Cooperation Agency (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Copersucar and project stakeholders. Additionally, the Executing Agency is preparing an agenda until the end of the year for Workshops to be held for dissemination of project’s results and findings.
GEF Project Grant
3,750,000 USD
GEF Grant
3,750,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
2,770,000 USD
Project Cost
6,520,000 USD
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