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RUS: Transforming the Market for Efficient Lighting

Project Summary

To transform the Russian lighting market towards more energy efficient lighting technologies, by focusing on improving efficient lighting standards and policy frameworks; strengthening the supply chain for energy efficient lighting; and piloting initiatives in residential, public buildings and street lighting.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Russian Federation
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Industry and Energy of the Russian Federation
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
140,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
7,020,000 USD
Co-financing Total
65,730,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
716,000 USD
Total Cost 72,890,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
22 Jan 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
03 Mar 2008
Concept Approved
01 Jun 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
15 Mar 2010
Project closed
23 Mar 2018