TT-Pilot (GEF-4): Introduction of Renewable Wave Energy Technologies for the Generation of Electric Power in Small Coastal Communities in Jamaica

Project Summary

The main objective of the project is the introduction of renewable wave energy in a Small Island Developing State like Jamaica for the electrification of coastal rural communities (both on and off-grid) and to contribute to lowering the risk of these communities exposure to high energy storm waves.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Focal Areas
Funding Source
Special Climate Change Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Energy and Mining, and the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica’s Centre of Excellence for Renewable Energy
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:

Project Documents

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Project Preparation Grant Amount
26,400 USD
GEF Project Grant
715,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,420,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
71,500 USD
Total Cost 2,161,400.00 USD

Project Timeline

Project Cancelled
13 Oct 2011