LGGE Promoting Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Buildings in Jamaica

Project Summary

Increase energy efficiency (EE) and the use of renewable energy (RE) in the building sector in Jamaica thus reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
University of the West Indies (UWI), in corporation with the Center of Excellence for Renewable Energy (a division of the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica/Ministry of Energy), the Scientific Research Council of Jamaica, the University of Technology, the National Housing Trust, and the Private Sector Organization
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
30,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,361,000 USD
Co-financing Total
5,100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
236,100 USD
Total Cost 7,491,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Nov 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
29 Apr 2010
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Nov 2012
Project closed