LGGE Promotion of Energy Efficient Lighting in Kazakhstan

Project Summary

To achieve energy savings and avoided GHG emissions via transformation of the lighting market in the Republic of Kazakhstan (RK), including implementation of a phase-out of incandescent lamps, while ensuring product quality and cost-effectiveness as well as safe disposition of spent mercury-containing lamps.

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 Environmental Protection of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
70,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
3,400,000 USD
Co-financing Total
28,622,338 USD
GEF Agency Fees
340,000 USD
Total Cost 32,092,338.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
09 Nov 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Apr 2010
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Apr 2012
Project closed
11 Apr 2018