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China Clean Stove Initiative (CSI) & Hebei Air Pollution Prevention & Control Program
Launch: 2012 End: N/A
Region: EAP
Geography: China
Type: National
ICS Only?: No
Value/Funding: $500 million IBRD (P4R instrument). $80 million from ESMAP for the clean stove component (largest WB lending to support household cooking/heating) [2]
Funder Type: Multilateral Organization; Domestic Government
Funders: World Bank, Chinese Government
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  • Funding
  • Description:
    Project to scale up access to clean cooking and heating stoves for poor, primarily rural households. Hebei ranks highest for emitting the most harmful pollutants in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. Hebei Air Pollution Prevention and Control program [2]
    1.22 million households replaced coal stoves with gas (1.086 million) and electric (0.135 million) heating appliances, (exceeding target of 0.8 million households). The total PM2.5 emissions reduction ~5,000 t [2]
    Bring clean cooking & heating solutions to all citizens by 2030 [1] In the Hebei region, reduce air pollution by 25% by 2017 [2]
    [1] [2] World Bank ECCH Toolkit March 2019