Regional Programme on Electrical Energy Efficiency in Industrial and Commercial Service Sectors in Central America

Project Summary

The main objective of the proposed GEF project is to identify and remove the main barriers that inhibit the implementation of energy efficiency measures in the industrial and commercial service sectors, in order to reduce CO2 emissions and decelerate electricity demand growth, while making the industrial and commercial service sectors more competitive. The focus will be air-conditioning, refrigeration, lighting and motors.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
GEF Project Manager
Zhihong Zhang |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
350,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,180,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,065,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
382,000 USD
Total Cost 9,595,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
16 May 2003
Preparation Grant Approved
05 Feb 2004
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2005
Project Approved for Implementation
21 Dec 2005
Project closed
01 Dec 2011