GEF CEO Endorses Energy Efficiency Projects in Climate Change Focal Area
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GEF full-sized projects approved within the climate change focal area focus on: provincial energy efficiency scale-up in China, promoting energy efficiency in the Pacific, industrial energy efficiency in Thailand, energy efficiency in Indonesian industries through system optimization and energy management standards, and energy efficiency in the residential and public sectors in Nigeria.

February 2011: Monique Barbut, CEO of the Global Environment Facility (GEF), has endorsed several GEF projects with a strong focus on energy efficiency. CEO endorsement is the final step in GEF project cycle approval.

Full-sized projects approved include a provincial energy efficiency scale-up programme in China, a regional programme on promoting energy efficiency in the Pacific, a project on industrial energy efficiency in Thailand, a project to promote energy efficiency in Indonesian industries through system optimization and energy management standards, and a project to promote energy efficiency in the residential and public sectors in Nigeria. A medium-sized pilot project was also approved for biogas generation from animal manure in Moldova. [GEF Projects Website]