Promoting Energy Conservation (PECSME)

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Evaluation Plan:
2006-2011, Viet Nam
Evaluation Type:
Project
Planned End Date:
10/2008
Completion Date:
11/2008
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
50,000

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Title Promoting Energy Conservation (PECSME)
Atlas Project Number:
Evaluation Plan: 2006-2011, Viet Nam
Evaluation Type: Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 11/2008
Planned End Date: 10/2008
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Crisis Prevention & Recovery
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
Evaluation Budget(US $): 50,000
Source of Funding:
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Nationality
Roland Wong Team Leader
GEF Evaluation: No
Key Stakeholders:
Countries: VIET NAM
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1 1: The Project should resolve issues to ensure there are loan guarantees for SMEs after the completion of the project.
2 2: Revise PECSME training approach to assist EESPs to adapt to the envisioned post-project business environment scenario.
3 3. Provide additional support to promote demonstration projects in the textile, food processing and pulp and paper sectors.
4 4. Amend conditions for obtaining loan guarantees from the LGF
5 5. Facilitate preparations for a CDM project in the ceramic and brick sectors.
6 6. Re-assess methodology used to calculate electricity-based GHG emission reductions through the use of "marginal grid emission factors".
7 7. PECSME will need to invest some resources to improve efficiencies in project monitoring.
8 8. Reset log-frame targets and outcomes to reflect relevant and realistic targets.
1. Recommendation: 1: The Project should resolve issues to ensure there are loan guarantees for SMEs after the completion of the project.
Management Response: [Added: 2009/02/10]

An exist strategy for LGF should be developed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1.1. Work with the relevant government agencies (MoST, MoPI and MoF) on their commitment to have the LGF continue to serve as the loan guarantor. 1.2. Work with relevant government agencies at the provincial level on commencing a pilot "Energy Performance Contract" (EPC).
[Added: 2009/02/10] [Last Updated: 2010/01/21]
PMU 2010/01 Completed Updated on 3rd August 2009: The activity 1.1. is planned for second half of 2009. Recruitment of consultant is underway Updates 18Jan2010: Draft report submitted for review 01 stakeholder consultation workshop held in November 2009 1.2. EPC is rolling out. One EESP was selected to pilot the EPC
2. Recommendation: 2: Revise PECSME training approach to assist EESPs to adapt to the envisioned post-project business environment scenario.
Management Response: [Added: 2009/02/10]

Improved training and capacity development plan developed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
2.1. Incorporate more specialization and improving EESP skills to provide improved services to the financial sector. 2.2. Determine locations of where certain sectoral skills are required.
[Added: 2009/02/10] [Last Updated: 2009/08/04]
PMU 2009/03 Completed Updated in ERC on 3 August 2009: Training programme of the project was updated and included in the 2009 AWP
3. Recommendation: 3. Provide additional support to promote demonstration projects in the textile, food processing and pulp and paper sectors.
Management Response: [Added: 2009/02/10]

Improved training and capacity development plan developed

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
3.1. Additional support to ECCs/TTCs and provincial DoST coordinators will be required for awareness and technical assistance to promote EC in these sectors 3.2. Implement an EPC (see Recommendation 1) for EC investments in the textile, food processing and pulp & paper industrial sectors;
[Added: 2009/02/10] [Last Updated: 2009/08/03]
PMU 2009/08 Completed Updated in ERC on 3 August 2009: Two coordinators were recruited to support this activity
4. Recommendation: 4. Amend conditions for obtaining loan guarantees from the LGF
Management Response: [Added: 2009/02/10]

Revise the LGF agreement

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
4.1. increase Guaranteeing 100% of the requested loan covered by the LGF. 4.2. Raise the LGF ceiling from 2.0 billion VND to 5 billion VND.
[Added: 2009/02/10]
PMU/PO 2008/11 Completed Completed in Dec. 08
5. Recommendation: 5. Facilitate preparations for a CDM project in the ceramic and brick sectors.
Management Response: [Added: 2009/02/10]

Pilot programme for CDM and PBC developed and implemented

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
5.1. determine baseline and appropriate CDM methodology to estimate CER generation;
[Added: 2009/02/10] [Last Updated: 2010/01/21]
ISTA/PMU 2010/01 Completed Updated in ERC on 3 August 2009 The work in underway
6. Recommendation: 6. Re-assess methodology used to calculate electricity-based GHG emission reductions through the use of "marginal grid emission factors".
Management Response: [Added: 2009/02/10]

A study on new method for GHG estimate conducted

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
6.1. Conduct analysis and prose new methods for GHG emission estimate
[Added: 2009/02/10] [Last Updated: 2011/12/22]
PMU 2011/07 Completed Updated in ERC on 3 August 2009: The work is planned for second half of 2009 AWP
7. Recommendation: 7. PECSME will need to invest some resources to improve efficiencies in project monitoring.
Management Response: [Added: 2009/02/10]

Improved Information Management System and its utilization

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
7.1. Improve the Information Management System,
[Added: 2009/02/10] [Last Updated: 2009/08/03]
PMU/NSTA 2009/06 Completed Updated in ERC on 3 August 2009: The ISM was upgraded with new interface and regular updated
8. Recommendation: 8. Reset log-frame targets and outcomes to reflect relevant and realistic targets.
Management Response: [Added: 2009/02/10]

Revised Logical Framework

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
8.1. Update the logical framework
[Added: 2009/02/10] [Last Updated: 2009/08/03]
PMU 2009/04 Completed Updated in ERC on 3 August 2009:

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