PCB Management and Disposal at the Energy Sector

Project Summary

To facilitate the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on POPs in respect of sound management of PCBs and PCB-containing equipment and wastes including development of specific legislations, implementation of environmentally sound management practices, inventory, testing, labeling of at least 1000 electrical equipment and disposal/decontamination of 250 tones of PCB-containing equipment and wastes.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Water Resource and Management Administration (WREA),Electric Du Lao (EDL)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
58,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,400,000 USD
Co-financing Total
5,600,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
140,000 USD
Total Cost 7,058,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
13 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
06 Sep 2012
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
15 Apr 2014
Project closed
30 May 2018