SPWA-CC: Promoting Renewable Energy Based Mini Grids for Productive Uses in Rural Areas in The Gambia

Project Summary

To develop and promote a market environment that will stimulate investments in renewable energy based mini-grids for productive uses in rural areas of The Gambia.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Gambia Renewable Energy Center (GREC), Department of State for Energy, the National Environment Agency, the National Water and Electricity Company.
GEF Project Manager
Dimitrios Zevgolis |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
60,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,758,182 USD
Co-financing Total
5,850,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
175,818 USD
Total Cost 7,668,182.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Mar 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
24 Apr 2009
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
27 Jul 2011
Project closed
31 Dec 2015