Uruguay Wind Energy Programme (UWEP)

Project Summary

The global environment objective is to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions by implementing large-scale, grid-connected wind energy systems in Uruguay. The strategic goal of this initiative is to remove the present barriers for the commercial development of wind energy in the country and establish a viable showcase and basis for replication.

Project Details

GEF Project ID
2826
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Status
Completed
Country
Uruguay
Region
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
NATIONAL ENERGY DIRECTORATE
GEF Period:
GEF - 4
Approval Fiscal Year:
2007

Financials

Project Preparation Grant Amount
50,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
950,000 USD
Co-financing Total
6,010,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
90,000 USD
Total Cost 7,010,000.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
25 May 2005
Preparation Grant Approved
08 Nov 2005
Project Approved for Implementation
01 May 2007
Project closed
17 Mar 2016