Promoting Sustainable Biomass Energy Production and Modern Bio-Energy Technologies

Project Summary

Removal of barriers to realization of sustainable biomass plantation, increase of market share of biomass power generation mix and adoption of biomass based power generation technologies in Sri Lanka

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Sri Lanka
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources; Forest Department (FD) Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
74,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,996,250 USD
Co-financing Total
17,153,710 USD
GEF Agency Fees
199,625 USD
Total Cost 19,223,960.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
11 Sep 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
06 May 2010
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
10 Jun 2012
Project closed