Yemen Geothermal Development Project

Project Summary

The overall aim of this project is to accelerate the exploration and the development of geothermal power use in Yemen through the identification of high enthalpy reservoirs in order to increase access to energy services as well as to mitigate the country's dependence on fossil fuel sources and decrease CO2 emissions. The project will address these barriers through a combination of technical assistance, geological investigation and capacity building.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
3474
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Yemen
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water and Environment in cooperation with the Geological Survey and Mineral Resources Board
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:
2008

Project Documents

Sorry, no documents available

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
0 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,000,000 USD
Co-financing Total
1,100,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
100,000 USD
Total Cost 2,100,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
17 Sep 2007
Project Approved for Implementation
23 Jun 2008
Project closed
30 Sep 2012