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Project Number:


Project Title:

00050819 Removing barriers to energy efficiency improvements in the state sector in Belarus


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Project Objective & Brief Description:

The project’s strategy addresses capacity and awareness issues amongst state enterprises and local authorities by building capacity to provide information and consulting services, and training to local authority and state enterprise employees in energy efficiency.

The Project will support local authorities and state enterprises efforts to identify energy efficiency opportunities and increase internal investments to realize such opportunities in the DH&CHP sector, including the utilization of concessional financing opportunities being offered by central government. The Project team will assess opportunities of local bank loans for energy efficiency investment projects. In addition to building awareness the project plans to create momentum amongst local government for investment in energy efficiency by designing and testing employee bonuses for realizing energy efficiency and institutional incentives by enabling municipalities to retain a part of the savings they make from energy efficiency improvements.

Project Duration:

01/2007 – 12/2011

Project Location:


Project Budget:

US$ 1.4 mln

Major sources of project financing:

GEF, Committee on Energy Efficiency, UNECE

Project delivery in previous fiscal years:

In 2011: US$ 567,498. Total: US$ 1,359,498

MDG Focus:

Access to sustainable energy services

Designated Institution:

Department on Energy Efficiency of Gosstandart

National Coordinator:

Mr. Andrew Minenkov, Head of the Department of scientific and technical policy and external economic affairs of the Department on energy efficiency of Gosstandart

Phone: +375 17 227 70 43

Contact Persons:

Project Manager: Mr. Alexandre Grebenkov
Tel./fax: +375 17 290 94 72

UNDP Programme Officer: Mr. Elinor Bajraktari

Project Document:

  954 Kb

Project Reports/Publications:


The following results have been achieved under the Project in 2009

The following results have been achieved under the Project in 2010

The following results have been achieved under the Project in 2011

Project Press Releases:

15 October 2011 | The Results of the Largest Conference on Energy Efficiency Have Been Summarized

4 April 2011 | Taking Stock of Energy Marathon 2010

31 October 2010 | International Energy Center Began its Work in Belarus

23.03.2007: UNDP helps Belarus improve energy efficiency of state enterprises


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