SB Development of Community-based Renewable Energy Mini-Grids

Project Summary

To improve operational efficiency, system reliability and financial sustainability of Solomon Islands Electricity Authority through: improved financial and operational management, reduction of losses, and increase revenue collection. Global Environment Objective (GEO): To support the development and sustainable operation of electrical mini-grids that use renewable energy and create an enabling environment (policy, legal and regulatory) that promotes investment in renewable energy technologies and increases access to more affordable energy services in rural areas of Solomon Islands.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Solomon Islands
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Central Bank of Solomon Islands
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
946,750 USD
Co-financing Total
5,864,288 USD
GEF Agency Fees
94,675 USD
Total Cost 6,811,038.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
14 Jun 2010
Concept Approved
08 Jul 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Mar 2014
Project closed
31 Mar 2014