Fuel Cell Bus Demonstration Project in Cairo, Phase I

Project Summary

This project, Part I of a two-part project, proposes a five-year demonstration program to operate eight fuel cell buses (FCBs) for public transport in Cairo under actual revenue service conditions. The major objective is to introduce this zero emission bus technology in Egypt as a long-term solution to the severe urban transport pollution problem in Cairo and to reduce global GHG emission.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Egyptian Environmental Affair Agency (EEAA) Great Cairo Bus Company (GCBC)
GEF Project Manager
Yasemin E.K. Biro | ybiro@thegef.org

Project Documents


Project Preparation Grant Amount
319,715 USD
GEF Project Grant
6,190,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,088,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
448,000 USD
Total Cost 13,597,715.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
28 Jul 2005