PAS: Promoting Energy Efficiency in the Pacific

Project Summary

Improved energy security, greater affordability of energy services, and reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the power sector of the five participating countries.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
Executing Agencies
Cook Islands: Energy Department; Samoa: Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment; Tonga: Tonga Energy Road Map Implementation Unit, Prime Ministers Department; and Vanuatu: Energy Unit, Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
200,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,254,545 USD
Co-financing Total
6,917,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
525,455 USD
Total Cost 12,371,545.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
23 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
01 Mar 2010
Concept Approved
30 Nov 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Feb 2011
Project closed
30 Apr 2015