Development and Commercialization of Bioenergy Technologies in the Municipal Sector in Ukraine

Project Summary

The objective of the project is to promote biomass-based municipal heat and hot water services. It will reduce direct GHG emissions by 63,577 tons of CO2 over its 4-year project life and 19,143 tons of CO2 during each year of the remaining 16-year life of the boiler equipment.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine (Executing Agency), Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, Cherkasy and Ivano-Frankivsk Oblasts, Ministry for Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine, DerzhZemBank (State Land Bank), Selected Municipalities, Bioenergy project developers, etc.
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
90,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
4,700,000 USD
Co-financing Total
27,800,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
470,000 USD
Total Cost 32,590,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
15 Sep 2010
Preparation Grant Approved
29 Mar 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Feb 2014
Project closed