Energy Efficient Low-carbon Transport

Project Summary

Promotion of the widespread use of electric vehicles (EVs) and non-motorized transport (NMT), and the development of the necessary infrastructure, as part of the Green Transport and Green Cities initiatives of South Africa.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
South Africa
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
SANEDI, TIA, eThekwini Municiplity, dti, DEA, DoT, DOE
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
65,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,300,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,115,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
123,500 USD
Total Cost 8,480,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
10 Mar 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
08 May 2014
Concept Approved
08 May 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
12 Jun 2015
Project closed