Lighting the "Bottom of the Pyramid"

Project Summary

The core objective of the Project is to move - under a commercial and sustainable solution - a significant part of the population with no or unreliable access to electricity away from the polluting fuel-based lighting to the less polluting and higher quality modern lighting sources, thus reducing CO2 emissions, increasing household productivity and fostering economic and social development.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
2950
Project Type
Full-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Regional
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
IFC
GEF Project Manager
Zhihong Zhang |

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,400,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,750,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
486,000 USD
Total Cost 12,150,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Oct 2005
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Jul 2007
Project closed
30 Jun 2014