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Detail of GEF Project #766

GEF Project ID766
Funding SourceGEF Trust Fund
Project NameLandfill Methane Recovery Demonstration Project
RegionLatin America and Caribbean
Focal AreaClimate Change
Operational ProgramSTRM
PDF-A Approval Date1998-04-30
Approval Date2000-02-01
CEO Endorsement Date2000-03-29
GEF Agency Approval Date2000-05-09
Project Completion Date2005-12-31
Project StatusProject Closure
GEF AgencyWorld Bank
Executing AgencyMVOTMA
DescriptionThe project aims to demonstrate self-sustaining modern waste management of municipal solid waste through maximum collection of generated methane, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions and creating a revenue stream to cover capital costs and operational costs. The project would demonstrate the feasibilty of developing indigenous landfill gas as an energy source, utilizing an otherwise constant emission of methane into the atmosphere and partially substituting a renewable energy source for imported fossils fuels for electricity generation in Montevideo.
Implementation StatusProject implementation is satisfactory. Project closes on 12/31/2005.
PDF A Amount
24,800 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,200 USD
GEF Grant
1,000,000 USD
Cofinancing Total
3,136,400 USD
Project Cost
4,136,400 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
GEF Project (CEO Endo.)
975,200 USD
Cofinancing Total (CEO Endo.)
3,136,400 USD
Project Cost (CEO Endo.)
4,136,400 USD
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