Improving Energy Efficiency and Promoting Renewable Energy in the Agro-Food and other Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine

Project Summary

: To develop a market environment for scaling up energy efficiencies and enhanced use of renewable energy technologies for fuel switching in the energy intensive manufacturing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Ukraine as a basis for promoting their competitiveness while ensuring an integrated approach for lower carbon intensity and improvement in the local environment.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Institute of Renewable Energy, National Agency of Ukraine for Efficient Use of Energy Resources, Ministries of Agrarian Policy of Ukraine.
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
88,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
5,156,108 USD
Co-financing Total
82,230,568 USD
GEF Agency Fees
515,611 USD
Total Cost 87,474,676.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
10 Mar 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
22 Apr 2009
Concept Approved
30 Jun 2009
Project Approved for Implementation
12 May 2011
Project closed
19 Jul 2016