Final project evaluation of UNDP/GEF Promoting Technology Transfer and Market Development for Small Hydropower in Tajikistan

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Evaluation Plan:
2016-2020, Tajikistan
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
01/2018
Completion Date:
02/2018
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
10,000

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Title Final project evaluation of UNDP/GEF Promoting Technology Transfer and Market Development for Small Hydropower in Tajikistan
Atlas Project Number: 61194
Evaluation Plan: 2016-2020, Tajikistan
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 02/2018
Planned End Date: 01/2018
Management Response: Yes
Focus Area:
  • 1. Environment & Sustainable Development
  • 2. Others
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2014-2017)
  • 1. Output 1.5. Inclusive and sustainable solutions adopted to achieve increased energy efficiency and universal modern energy access (especially off-grid sources of renewable energy)
Evaluation Budget(US $): 10,000
Source of Funding: core, donor funds
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 16,020
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
Jiri Zeman CZECH REPUBLIC
GEF Evaluation: Yes
GEF Project Title: Promoting Technology Transfer and Market Development for Small Hydropower in Tajikistan
Evaluation Type: Terminal Evaluation
Focal Area: Climate Change
Project Type: FSP
GEF Phase: GEF-4
GEF Project ID: 4160
PIMS Number: 4324
Key Stakeholders: Ministry of Energy and Water Resources
Countries: TAJIKISTAN
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

1. Install meters of electricity supplied from the SHP plants

2

  2. Elimination of soil erosion at SHP in Pinyon

3

3. Publish project information and documents on-line

4

4. Continuity in RE support

1. Recommendation:

1. Install meters of electricity supplied from the SHP plants

Management Response: [Added: 2018/06/06]

Considering that the project has ended the official owners of the SHPPs are informed that the SHP plants need to be equipped with electricity meters.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Make agreement with the SHPP owners to supply the SHPPs with electricity meters
[Added: 2018/06/06]
PM 2018/06 Completed Whenever SHPP is operational, the owners are informed and agreement is reached
Purchasing and installation of the electricity meters in all 4 SHPPs
[Added: 2018/06/06] [Last Updated: 2018/11/22]
SHPP owners 2018/11 Completed Electric meters are installed in 3 out of 4 SHPPs History
After the installation of the meters, the SHPPs operators need to control and fix the amount of transmitted electricity for proper financial planning
[Added: 2018/06/06] [Last Updated: 2019/05/02]
SHPP owners 2019/03 Completed the task with installation of electric meters is completed History
2. Recommendation:

  2. Elimination of soil erosion at SHP in Pinyon

Management Response: [Added: 2018/06/06]

The recommendation is relevant and has been addressed accordingly.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Conduct financial assessment of the additional works to be performed to comply with the recommendation
[Added: 2018/06/06]
PM; Contractor; UNDP CO engineer 2018/03 Completed List of additional works identified and submitted;
Eliminating the soil erosion in Pinyon SHPP and perform additional works preventing the erosion in the future according to the findings of the assessment
[Added: 2018/06/06] [Last Updated: 2018/11/22]
PM; Contractor; UNPD CO Engineer 2018/09 Completed The water channels zones with high risk of flush flooding and soil erosion are covered with concrete plates, and additional works are completed; History
Submit full report on completed works, including evidence
[Added: 2018/06/06] [Last Updated: 2019/05/02]
Contractor 2019/12 Initiated History
3. Recommendation:

3. Publish project information and documents on-line

Management Response: [Added: 2018/06/06]

The recommendation is relevant and to be adhered to

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
The project team compiles all the materials (photos and videos) and publications developed within the project framework and publishes them on the UNDP and its partners’ websites.
[Added: 2018/06/06] [Last Updated: 2018/11/22]
PM, UNDP Communications Analyst 2018/12 Completed All materials and publications developed in the framework of the project have been spread out History
4. Recommendation:

4. Continuity in RE support

Management Response: [Added: 2018/06/06]

Continuity in RE support is provided by the continued cooperation and coordination with the MEWR to support the implementation of the national targets on RE development. This also included the development and submission of a project proposal to GEF for funding the Green Energy SMEs Development project

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Coordinate with the stakeholders and national partners the measures to ensure continuity in RE support
[Added: 2018/06/06]
PM, UNDP Portfolio Manager 2018/03 Completed While this recommendation was provided during the TE period in 2017, the project team had already held consultations with partners and national stakeholders to define the areas of supporting the RE support.
Based on the findings from the consultations, develop decent project proposal and aim towards raising funds for the continuity in RE support
[Added: 2018/06/06]
PM; UNDP Portfolio Manager; IRH 2018/04 Completed The project developed and approved by the donor – GEF
Support the development of new legislations and assist in implementation of the existing laws and sub-laws. Special stress needs to be put to establishing the National Trust Fund for RE and EE, which is fixed in the law on “EE and ES”.
[Added: 2018/06/06]
PM; UNDP CO 2020/06 Initiated Development and upgrading of new RES/ EE laws and by-laws, as well as promoting RES/ EE through Trust Fund mechanism are envisaged under new UNDP-GEF Green Energy and SME Development Project

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