Market Transformation for Energy Efficient Lighting in Morocco

Project Summary

The main objective of the Project is to reduce greenhouse gases emissions through the transformation of the market for lighting to an energy efficient one and progressive phasing-out of incandescent lamps (ILs) in the residential, municipal, institutional, and tertiary sectors in Morocco by: (i) restricting the supply of energy inefficient lighting products through policy and legal measures ; and(ii) promoting the demand for energy efficient lighting products at all levels.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
UNEP/DTIE with the Ministry of Energy, Mines, Water, and Environment (MEMWE)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
20,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
889,091 USD
Co-financing Total
5,931,204 USD
GEF Agency Fees
88,909 USD
Total Cost 6,840,295.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
01 Oct 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
29 Jan 2010
Concept Approved
29 Jan 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
28 Sep 2011
Project closed