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Detail of GEF Project #3891

GEF Project ID3891
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameSustainable Energy Framework for Barbados
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaClimate Change
Strategic ProgramCC-1; CC-3
PIF Approval Date2009-03-31
Approval Date2010-03-02
Project StatusUnder Implementation
Executing AgencyThe Ministry of Finance, Investment and Energy (MFIE)
DescriptionProject Objective: The general objective of this project is to promote renewable energy (RE) and energy efficiency (EE) in Barbados, thus reducing the country’s dependency from imported fossil fuels, enhancing security and stability in energy supply, and improving overall environmental sustainability in the country. The specific objectives of this project—related to the respective project Components described below—are: (i) To help the Government of Barbados (GoB) develop a Sustainable Energy Framework (SEF) for Barbados, and achieve institutional strengthening in the areas of RE and EE (see Component 1) (ii) To help the GoB achieve EE in the country’s key sectors, and to implement energy efficiency pilot projects (see Component 2) (iii) To help the GoB identify and promote the most effective alternatives for RE generation, and to implement renewable energy pilot projects (see Component 3) (iv) To ensure wide dissemination of all project activities and results, thus contributing to spreading sustainable energy practices in Barbados (see Component 4).
GEF Project Grant
1,000,000 USD
GEF Grant
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
1,435,000 USD
Project Cost
2,435,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant (CEO Appr.)
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Appr.)
11,805,000 USD
Project Cost (CEO Appr.)
12,805,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees (CEO Appr.)
100,000 USD
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