Promotion of Biomass Pellet Production and Utilization in Georgia

Project Summary

To promote sustainable production and utilization of upgraded biomass fuels in heating applications in the municipal services sector of Georgia, thereby reducing dependence on fossil fuels and avoiding GHG emissions.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment Protection And Natural Resources
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
75,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
925,000 USD
Co-financing Total
4,455,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
92,500 USD
Total Cost 5,455,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
28 Oct 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
28 Jan 2010
Concept Approved
28 Jan 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
02 Nov 2011
Project closed
30 Dec 2015