Deployment of Renewable Energy and Improvement of Energy Efficiency in the Public Sector

Project Summary

: To reduce GHG emissions from fossil fuel-based power generation through energy efficiency and by demonstrating the exploitation of renewable energy resources for electricity generation in Jamaica.

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
Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ), with support from Ministry of Science Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM), amongst others
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,254,987 USD
Co-financing Total
10,748,754 USD
GEF Agency Fees
119,223 USD
Total Cost 12,103,741.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 May 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
10 Jun 2014
Concept Approved
10 Jun 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Mar 2016
Project closed