Sustainable Energy Development Project (SEDP)

Project Summary

: The overall goal of the project is to strengthen and consolidate the Rwandan Renewable Energy market. The PDO for SEDP is:• Improve policy and institutional framework of the Renewable Energy and Energy efficiency sub-sectors • Increase Private sector Participation in the Renewable Energy SectorThe key Global performance indicator is: avoided carbon dioxide emissions. Total estimated emission reductions from the activities addressing the capacities of RE facilities during the projects life are estimated at 0.63 million metric tons of CO2, over the lifetime of the systems.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
The World Bank
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Infrastructure, Government of Rwanda; Rwanda Utility Regulatory Agency; Electrogaz
GEF Project Manager
Dimitrios Zevgolis |


Project Preparation Grant Amount
GEF Project Grant
4,500,000 USD
Co-financing Total
22,350,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
405,000 USD
Total Cost 26,850,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
12 Oct 2005
Concept Approved
12 Jun 2006
Project Approved for Implementation
30 Apr 2009
Project closed
31 Jan 2014