Stimulating Industrial Competitiveness Through Biomass-based, Grid-connected Electricity Generation

Project Summary

To promote the implementation of decentralized, biomass-based energy production in industrial free zones in the Dominican Republic with the aim of reducing GHG emissions, while contributing to their competitiveness.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Dominican Republic
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
National Energy Commission (CNE)
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
60,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,300,000 USD
Co-financing Total
7,620,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
130,000 USD
Total Cost 8,980,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Dec 2011
Preparation Grant Approved
12 Jan 2012
Concept Approved
01 Feb 2012
Project Approved for Implementation
19 Dec 2013
Project closed
27 Jan 2018