Promoting Small Biomass Power Plants in Rural Thailand for Sustainable Renewable Energy Management and Community Involvement

Project Summary

To promote on-grid small biomass based power plants as a means of sustainable management and use of biomass residues in rural Thailand

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Industrial Development Organization
Executing Agencies
Forest Industry Organization (FIO), and the Department of Alternative Energy Development and Efficiency (DEDE)
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
25,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
975,000 USD
Co-financing Total
3,306,800 USD
GEF Agency Fees
97,500 USD
Total Cost 4,306,800.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
02 Dec 2009
Preparation Grant Approved
02 Feb 2010
Concept Approved
02 Feb 2010
Project Approved for Implementation
31 Oct 2012
Project closed