SPWA-CC: Promoting Mini Grids Based on Small Hydropower for Productive Uses in Sierra Leone

Project Summary

To develop a market based approach, through public private partnerships, for promoting Small Hydro Power (SHP) based mini-grids to stimulate productive capacities in the country.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Sierra Leone
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Electricity and Power, Ministry of Lands Planning and Environment.
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
60,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,758,182 USD
Co-financing Total
29,992,068 USD
GEF Agency Fees
175,818 USD
Total Cost 31,810,250.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Apr 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Apr 2009
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
22 Feb 2012
Project closed