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RUS Improving Urban Housing Efficiency in the Russian Federation

Project Summary

The proposed EBRD-IFC GEF project is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Russia by encouraging the construction of energy efficient municipal & mixed ownership housing stock. The proposed project aims to integrate energy efficiency concerns into all phases of municipal housing, from planning to refurbishment and maintenance and maximize the energy and climate benefits of the Russian Municipal Housing Reform Fund.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Executing Agencies
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
165,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
9,670,000 USD
Co-financing Total
140,000,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
967,000 USD
Total Cost 149,835,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
29 May 2008
Concept Approved
01 Apr 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
18 Nov 2010
Project closed