Energy Efficiency Improvements in the Indian Brick Industry

Project Summary

To improve the energy efficiency in the brick production and thereby the GHG emission intensity of the industry and the overall emissions as compared to a business as usual scenario in India, through the adoption of new and improved technologies for production and use of resource efficient bricks in the country.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) through The Energy Research Institute (TERI)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
696,448 USD
Co-financing Total
1,999,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
72,145 USD
Total Cost 2,720,448.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
17 Jun 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
21 Jul 2005
Project Approved for Implementation
03 Apr 2008
Project closed
30 Jun 2017