Promotion of Energy-Efficient Lighting in Kazakhstan

Introduction


Production of energy efficient lighting

The Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of RK and UNDP/GEF Project “Promotion of Energy-Efficient Lighting in Kazakhstan” within the program of power industry development and for the purpose of country progress are implementing tasks on energy conservation and  energy efficiency increase in order to solve energy, environmental, and economical problems in all the sectors. 

The objective of the project is the transformation of Kazakhstan market towards the energy efficient lighting technologies and gradual replacement of inefficient lighting equipment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Expected Results

  • Development of energy efficient lighting standards and gradual phase-out of the inefficient lighting equipment used before;
  • Increased accessibility and market share of energy efficient lighting across various geographic and demographic sectors
  • Increased familiarity among diverse stakeholders with energy efficient lighting and associated issues
  • Increased investor confidence, design and administrative capacity, and market share of energy efficient lighting as a result of demonstration projects
  • Disposition of spent mercury-containing lamps.

Finances



2012-2016
 Donor name  Amount contributed
 GEF  $ 3,400,000
 UNDP  $ 50,000
 Other  $ 1,168,836

Delivery

 Dec 2012  $ 109,577
 Apr 2013  $ 67,887
Overview
Status
Active
Project start date
June 2012
Estimated end date
May 2017
Geographic coverage
Kazakhstan
Focus Area
Environmental Management
MDG
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Project Officer
Syrym Nurgaliyev
Partners
Ministry of Industry and New Technologies of the Republic of Kazakhstan