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Strategic Program to Promote Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Investments in the Electricity Sector of Sao Tome and Principe

Project Summary

Project Objective: to promote investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions with high GHG emission reduction and local value creation potential in the electricity sector

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Sao Tome and Principe
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment (MINRE), Agência Fiduciária de Administração de Projeto (AFAP), ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE)
GEF Period:
GEF - 6
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,575,571 USD
Co-financing Total
23,351,990 USD
GEF Agency Fees
149,679 USD
Total Cost 24,977,561.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
31 Aug 2017
Preparation Grant Approved
06 Nov 2017
Concept Approved
06 Nov 2017
Project Approved for Implementation
05 Apr 2019
Project closed