Promotion of Environmentally Sustainable and Climate-Resilient Grid Isolated Grid BasedHydroelectric Electricity Through an Integrated Approach in Sao Tome and Principe.

Project Summary

To Introduce an Integrated Energy and Ecosystems-Based Approach to Grid/Isolated-Grid-Based Mini/Small Hydro-Electricity Generation in Sao Tome and Principe.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Sao Tome and Principe
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy and NaturalResources (MENR), Empresa daAgua e Electricidade (EMAE – waterand electricity company), CentralBank of Sao Tome and Principe
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
100,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,274,544 USD
Co-financing Total
20,705,704 USD
GEF Agency Fees
501,081 USD
Total Cost 26,080,248.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Mar 2013
Preparation Grant Approved
23 Apr 2013
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2013
Project Approved for Implementation
08 Jun 2015
Project closed