Klaipeda Geothermal Demonstration Project

The objectives of the Klaipeda Geothermal Demonstration Project were to demonstrate the feasibility and value of using low temperature geothermal water as a renewable, indigenous energy resource in district heating systems. To reduce emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) and sulfur dioxide (SO2) by replacing gas and heavy oil and to promote sustainable management and the development of environmentally sound and non-polluting geothermal resources both in a national and regional perspective.

Area of Evaluation: 

Mitigation

Thematic Cluster: 

Renewable energy

Theme of Evaluation: 

Renewable Energy

GEF Funding: 

Yes

Level of Evaluation: 

Country

Region: 

Europe and Central Asia

Type of Evaluation: 

Implementation Completion Report

Country: 

Lithuania

Institution: 

World Bank

Evaluation Author: 

Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development Department of the Europe and Central Asia Region (ECSSD)

Year of Evaluation: 

2003