Off-grid Electrification Pilot Demonstration, A Component of the Laos Southern Provinces Rural Electrification

Project Summary

This project is designed to encourage integration of renewable energy into the government’s national electrification program, and to respond to Operational Program No.6, promoting adoption of renewable energy by removing barriers and reducing implementation costs. The pilot renewable energy schemes include six micro-hydro installations and 20 solar battery charging stations.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
424
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Project Approved
Country
Lao PDR
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Electricite du Laos
GEF Period:
GEF - 1
Approval Fiscal Year:
1998

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
744,000 USD
Co-financing Total
812,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
0 USD
Total Cost 1,556,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 Sep 1997
Project Approved for Implementation
01 Nov 1997
Project closed