Energy Efficiency Measures in the Honduran Commercial and Industry Sectors

Project Summary

The overall objective of the proposed project is to remove barriers to the (increased) commercial use of energy efficient measures and technologies in the commercial and industrial sectors, thereby reducing GHG emissions of electricity and heat generation activities. Specific project objectives are to:·Remove all existing barriers for successful energy efficient pilot projects in the commercial and industrial sectors. This includes existing financial barriers for investments in energy efficient equipment and practices for these pilot projects; and·Assist in removing/reducing technical, legislative, institutional/organizational, economic, information and financial barriers related to the replication of the pilot projects.

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
Consejo Empresarial Hondureno para el Desarollo Sostenible (CEHDES)
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,640,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
146,000 USD
Total Cost 2,640,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
31 Jul 2001
Preparation Grant Approved
06 Dec 2001
Project Approved for Implementation
16 Jan 2004
Project closed
31 Dec 2008