Improving the Energy Efficiency of the Urban Heating and Hot Water Supply

Project Summary

The project aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions resulting from current heat and hot water supply practices in Armenian cities. The project consists of four components: 1.Strengthening the role of condominiums in organizing and managing the heat and hot water supply services at the building level.2.Supporting the restructuring process and building the capacity of the existing DH companies to improve the efficiency of their operations.3.Supporting the emerging new service providers in offering their services to the condominiums and structuring financing for the investments needed4.Documenting and disseminating the results, experiences and lessons learnednationally and regionally.

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
Ministry of Nature Protection of the Government of Armenia
GEF Period:
GEF - 3
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
210,120 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,950,000 USD
Co-financing Total
8,870,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
Total Cost 12,030,120.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Jul 1998
Concept Approved
01 May 2003
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Apr 2004
Project closed
26 Mar 2014