SPWA-CC: Mini-grids based on Renewable Energy (small-hydro and biomass) Sources to Augment Rural Electrification

Project Summary

To develop policy and a conducive market environment in order to promote renewable energy based mini-grids for augmenting rural electrification and productive uses in Nigeria.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Federal Ministry of Energy, Energy Commission of Nigeria, and Federal Ministry of Environment, Housing and Urban Development.
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
60,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,621,800 USD
Co-financing Total
11,935,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
262,180 USD
Total Cost 14,616,800.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
04 Apr 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
30 Apr 2009
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
26 Dec 2011
Project closed
31 Oct 2015