Concentrating Solar Power Technology Transfer for Electricity Generation in Namibia (CSP TT NAM)

Project Summary

To increase the share of renewable energies in the Namibian energy mix by developing the necessary technological framework and conditions for the successful transfer and deployment of CSP technology for on-grid power generation

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Institute (REEEI), Ministry on Mines and Energy (MME)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,718,000 USD
Co-financing Total
870,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
171,800 USD
Total Cost 2,638,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Nov 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
05 May 2010
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
23 Jan 2013
Project closed
31 Dec 2015