Cogen for Africa

Project Summary

The overall objective of the Cogen for Africa project is to help transform the cogeneration industry in Eastern and Southern Africa into a profitable cogeneration market and promote widespread implementation of more efficient cogeneration systems by removing barriers to their application.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
African Energy Research Policy Network (AFREPREN)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
367,400 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,248,165 USD
Co-financing Total
61,586,350 USD
GEF Agency Fees
505,401 USD
Total Cost 67,201,915.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Oct 2004
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Aug 2005
Concept Approved
02 Aug 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
02 May 2007
Project closed
31 Dec 2015