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Phasing out Incandescent Lamps through Lighting Market Transformation in Vietnam

Project Summary

The overall aim of the project is to phase out Incandescent Lamps (ILs) production and sale through the transformation of the lighting products market as well as the promotion of high quality Energy Saving Lamps (ESLs) in Vietnam.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Full-size Project
Project Approved
Viet Nam
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Environment Programme
Executing Agencies
INSPONRE (MONRE) in collaboration with MOIT, MOST; Vietnam based IL/ESL producers; and UNEP/DTIE
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
2,940,000 USD
Co-financing Total
22,212,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
294,000 USD
Total Cost 25,202,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Sep 2008
Preparation Grant Approved
25 Feb 2009
Concept Approved
01 Nov 2008
Project Approved for Implementation
07 Sep 2010
Project closed