CO-EFFICIENCY: Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings in Colombia through Synergies between Environmental Conventions

Project Summary

To promote energy efficiency in buildings by removing the institutional, legal and regulatory, capacity and technical barriers that limit its widespread adoption.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Unidad de Planeación Minero Energética (UPME) of the Ministry of Energy Mining
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
Co-financing Total
4,445,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
Total Cost 5,445,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
24 Sep 2007
Preparation Grant Approved
17 Jan 2008
Concept Approved
17 Jan 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
07 Oct 2009
Project closed
31 Dec 2012