A new GEF website is coming soon. Preview the design here

SolarChill Development, Testing and Technology Transfer Outreach

Project Summary

To commercialize and transfer the SolarChill vaccine refrigerator (SolarChill A) and to begin the process ofcommercializing and transferring the SolarChill household and light commercial refrigerator (SolarChill B).

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
UNICEF, Programs for Appropriate Technologies in Health (PATH), Greenpeace International, Danish Technological Institute (DTI), Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
131,529 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,712,150 USD
Co-financing Total
8,033,500 USD
GEF Agency Fees
271,215 USD
Total Cost 10,877,179.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
20 Sep 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
23 Sep 2011
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2011
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Feb 2014
Project closed