Cost Effective Energy Efficiency Measures in the Russian Educational Sector

Project Summary

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the abatement of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by improving the energy efficiency of Russian educational facilities. The problem addressed by the project is the low attention to energy efficiency measures and inadequate project development capacity resulting in inefficient use of energy and subsequent environmental, economic, and social problems. It will be achieved through awareness raising, training and capacity building, demonstration program and development of schemes and tools including models for sustainable administrative and financial solutions.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation
GEF Period:
GEF - 2
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,726,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 2,726,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
07 Mar 2002
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Jan 2001
Concept Approved
10 Jun 2002
Project Approved for Implementation
09 Jun 2002
Project closed
03 Dec 2012