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Efficient Heating for the Kyrgyz Republic
Launch: 2017 End: N/A
Region: CA
Geography: Kyrgyz Republic
Type: National
ICS Only?: Yes
Value/Funding: Part of larger Heat Supply Improvement Project ($23 million loan/$23 million grant) [2]
Funder Type: Multilateral Organization, Foreign Aid
Funders: World Bank, EU-funded FreshAir program
  • Pilot
  • Technical Assistance
  • Description:
    Ranks among the two worst-affected countries in East Central Asia for diseases resulting from indoor air pollution. ESMAP supported open-source technology development of efficient and clean heating stoves/low pressure boilers (called 'magic stoves'). ESMAP supported preparation of an IDA project to scale up the pilot [1]
    Prototypes piloted in 70 low-income households with reports of 50 - 90% fuel savings [1]
    14,000 low income households in remote rural areas to switch to efficient and clean heating stoves [2]
    [1] World Bank ECCH Toolkit March 2019 [2]