Terminal Evaluation “Renewable Energy for the City of Marrakech’s Bus Rapid Transit System” Project

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Evaluation Plan:
2017-2021, Morocco
Evaluation Type:
Final Project
Planned End Date:
07/2019
Completion Date:
09/2019
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
20,000

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Title Terminal Evaluation “Renewable Energy for the City of Marrakech’s Bus Rapid Transit System” Project
Atlas Project Number: 00097409
Evaluation Plan: 2017-2021, Morocco
Evaluation Type: Final Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 09/2019
Planned End Date: 07/2019
Management Response: Yes
UNDP Signature Solution:
  • 1. Energy
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 1.5.1 Solutions adopted to achieve universal access to clean, affordable and sustainable energy
SDG Goal
  • Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
SDG Target
  • 7.1 By 2030, ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services
Evaluation Budget(US $): 20,000
Source of Funding: Project budget, GEF
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 20,000
Joint Programme: No
Joint Evaluation: Yes
  • Joint with Donors
  • Joint with Ministry of Environment Regional Direction of Environment
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
GEF Evaluation: Yes
GEF Project Title: Renewable Energy for the City of Marrakech’s Bus Rapid Transit System
Evaluation Type: Terminal Evaluation
Focal Area: Climate Change
Project Type: MSP
GEF Phase: GEF-1
GEF Project ID: 9567
PIMS Number: 5890
Key Stakeholders: Ministry of Sustainable Development; Municipality, SIE
Countries: MOROCCO
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

Ensure that at the end of the project, the solar power plant is commissioned and supplies the electric bus station.

2

Transfer of ownership to the municipality of Marrakech in accordance with the agreemet prepared for the occasion.

3

Proposals for future directions and the Scaling up of the project.

1. Recommendation:

Ensure that at the end of the project, the solar power plant is commissioned and supplies the electric bus station.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/10/31]

The solar power plant is now commissioned and supplies the eletric bus station.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
1.1 Ensure commissioning of the solar power.
[Added: 2019/10/31]
Project Management team 2019/03 Completed
2. Recommendation:

Transfer of ownership to the municipality of Marrakech in accordance with the agreemet prepared for the occasion.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/10/31]

The agreement will be signed at the closing ceremony planned in December 2019. 

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
2.1 Signature of the transfer agreement of the solar power between the Secretary of state in Charge of Sustainable Development and the municipality of Marrakech
[Added: 2019/10/31]
Project Management team 2019/12 Initiated
3. Recommendation:

Proposals for future directions and the Scaling up of the project.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/10/31]

A concept note for the GEF Impact Program 

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Develop concept notes to seek new funding from international donors for scaling up the project. 
[Added: 2019/10/31]
Project Maagement Team 2019/07 Completed

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