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Final Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Project
Commissioning Unit: Cape Verde
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 11/2020
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: Cape Verde
Documents Related to overall Management Response:
 
1. Recommendation:

R1  - The Government of Cabo Verde with assistance of UNDP should ensure human and financial resources necessary for implementation of CEEE and SNEREE.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18] [Last Updated: 2021/01/18]

Agree. In line with UNDAF 2018-2022, CPD, PED, NDC (Paris Agreement), and the country's energy transition plan

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Search for partnerships and mobilization of funds for support the implementation of SNEREE (Energy Efficiency System of Equipment through Standards and Energy Labeling) and CEEE (Building Energy Efficiency Code);
[Added: 2021/01/21]
UNDP CO DNICE/DSE 2021/12 Initiated Identification of funding opportunities in GEF 7 cycle and other sources related to the environment and climate change issues
2. Recommendation:

R2 - DNICE/DSE should step up the efforts for establishment of a certification programme for compliance check with CEEE and for training of certified experts

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18] [Last Updated: 2021/01/18]

Agree. In line with UNDAF 2018-2022, the country's energy transition plan and the Energy Efficiency Code in Buildings (CEEE).

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Conduct a certification training program for building energy certifiers
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2020/12 Completed A certification training program for building energy certifiers- Done
3. Recommendation:

R3 - DNICE/DSE and INGT should provide support to municipalities for exercising their authority for enforcement of the new building code.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18] [Last Updated: 2021/01/18]

Agree. In line with UNDAF 2018-2022, the country's energy transition plan, the Energy Efficiency Code in Buildings (CEEE) and the new Building Code implementation.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Establishment of an agreement between INGT and DNICE to support the integration of the Energy Efficiency Code in Buildings (CEEE) into the new Building Code.
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2021/12 Initiated Agreement prepared and established
4. Recommendation:

R4 - Owners of the demonstration buildings should ensure rigorous measuring of energy savings through application of the proposed MRV protocols for annual monitoring as required by CEEE.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18]

Agree. In line with UNDAF 2018-2022, CPD, NDC (Paris Agreement), PED and the country's energy transition plan.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
DNICE / DSE has a follow-up program for pilot projects
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2020/12 Overdue-Initiated Follow-up actions for pilot projects
5. Recommendation:

R5 - DNICE/DSE should commission a study on lessons learned from implementation of the project and disseminate the study to decision makers and key stakeholders in building construction and maintenance.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18]

Agree. In line with UNDAF 2018-2022, CPD, NDC (Paris Agreement), PED and the country's energy transition plan.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
The lessons learned will be integrated into the final report of the project.
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2020/12 Overdue-Initiated Final report of the project- underway
6. Recommendation:

R6 - DNICE/DSE should ensure adoption and implementation of EMS (Energy efficiency measures) for public and private sector buildings.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18]

Partially Agree. In line with UNDAF 2018-2022, CPD and the country's energy transition plan. The EMS were implemented only for selected public buildings.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Follow-up actions in the Energy efficiency measures program in the selected public buildings
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2021/12 Initiated Follow-up actions
7. Recommendation:

R7 - The Government should accelerate the work on finalization of MEPS for the selected 6 categories of appliances and get them officially promulgated for implementation.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18]

Agree. In line with UNDAF 2018-2022 and Energy Efficiency System of Equipment through Standards and Energy Labeling (SNEREE)

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
The government plans to reinforce the process of defining the MEPS (minimum energy performance standard) for the 6 selected equipment, within the scope of the implementation of the national energy transition plan
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2021/12 Not Initiated
8. Recommendation:

R8 - The Government should establish and implement effective, properly mandated and transparent enforcement procedure for compliance with the promulgated appliances’ standards and labels. The enforcement procedure should be largely disclosed to all market actors and thoroughly followed by national market surveillance authorities (MSAs).

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18]

Agree

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Establishment of mandatory and transparent procedures for the implementation of MEPS (minimum energy performance standard) of the selected equipment, within the scope of the implementation of the national energy transition plan
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2021/12 Not Initiated
9. Recommendation:

R9 - DNICE/DSE should consider assistance of consumer associations for complementary monitoring of the energy efficiency markets for effective surveillance and increased compliance of marketed appliances with the standards and labels at the points of sale.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18]

Agree.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
DNICE will monitor and support consumer associations in monitoring the energy efficiency market;
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2021/12 Not Initiated
10. Recommendation:

R10 - The Government should continue public awareness campaign for energy efficient appliances using the channels of delivery established under the project. In particular, it should upload all relevant documents and knowledge products resulting from the project to the official project/DSE website and ensure maintenance of the website after the project closure.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18]

Agree.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
The Government will continue public awareness campaign for energy efficient appliances using the channels of delivery established under the project
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2021/12 Initiated
11. Recommendation:

R11 - The Government should consider preparation of MEPS for high consuming appliance categories, such as electro motors, chillers and industrial & commercial freezers

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18] [Last Updated: 2021/01/18]

Partially Agree. This recommendation must be analyzed by the Government at the highest level

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
The feasibility of this recommendation must be analyzed by the Government at the highest level
[Added: 2021/01/21]
DNICE 2021/12 Not Initiated
12. Recommendation:

R12 - For all projects, UNDP CO should ensure that project indicators and their target values are correctly formulated to measure delivery at the project output and outcome levels and that progress towards achievement of results is regularly assessed at the level of project outputs.

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18] [Last Updated: 2021/01/21]

Disagree. The recommendation should not belong in the Management Response for this project, as the project ended, but will be an integrated practice at portfolio level for the CO.

Key Actions:

13. Recommendation:

R13 - For GEF-funded projects, UNDP CO should track actual levels of co-financing during implementation of GEF projects and report the actually realized levels of co-financing in annual PIRs

Management Response: [Added: 2021/01/18] [Last Updated: 2021/01/21]

Disagree. The recommendation should not belong in the Management Response for this project, as the project ended, but will be an integrated practice at portfolio level for the CO.

Key Actions:

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