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Mobilizing risk capital to unlock the global potential of geothermal power (English)

Geothermal heat is increasingly being used around the world to produce electricity in an environmentally friendly way. Current technology could potentially produce more than 70 GW of power, but only about 15 percent of that capacity is currently developed and operating. ... See More +

Brief 113111 JAN 01, 2017

La Rocca,Roberto; Johansen,Peter; Berman,Laura Wendell; Jayawardena,Migara Disclosed

Building a better future together : Dominican Republic policy notes (English)

In preparing these policy notes, the World Bank intends to provide the incoming administration with some considerations and recommendations on key development policy issues. ... See More +

Working Paper 112502 OCT 01, 2016

Carneiro,Francisco Galrao; Niang,Cecile Thioro; Mele,Gianluca; Pena,Christine Lao; Lambrides,Mark; Berman,Laura Wendell; Parra Osorio,Juan Carlos; Brault,Jean-Martin Disclosed

Comparative analysis of approaches to geothermal resource risk mitigation : a global survey : Análisis comparativo de estrategias para la mitigación del riesgo asociado a los recursos geotérmicos (Spanish)

Based on the World Bank’s own extensive global experience and drawing upon international expertise from leading specialists and practitioners, this report presents a comparative assessment of various approaches that have been applied around the world, with varying degrees of success, to mitigate resource risks and catalyze investments in developing the geothermal sector. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 105172 MAR 01, 2016

Sanyal,Subir Kumar; Robertson-Tait, Ann; Jayawardena,Migara; Huttrer, Gerry; Berman,Laura Wendell English Disclosed

Comparative analysis of approaches to geothermal resource risk mitigation : a global survey (English)

Based on the World Bank’s own extensive global experience and drawing upon international expertise from leading specialists and practitioners, this report presents a comparative assessment of various approaches that have been applied around the world, with varying degrees of success, to mitigate resource risks and catalyze investments in developing the geothermal sector. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 105172 MAR 01, 2016

Sanyal,Subir Kumar; Robertson-Tait, Ann; Jayawardena,Migara; Huttrer, Gerry; Berman,Laura Wendell Disclosed

Synthesis of notes and indications of policies to improve competitiveness in the Caribbean : Sintesis de notas e indicaciones de politicas para la mejora de la competitividad en el Caribe (Spanish)

In this paper on the summary of notes and indications of policies for improving competitiveness in the Caribbean the authors believe that after years of low growth, high unemployment and indebtedness, increasing vulnerability to external shocks and increased rates of poverty and inequality, many countries in the Caribbean region and its development partners have undertaken a significant effort to rethink their approach to growth. ... See More +

Working Paper 92688 JUN 01, 2014

Gallina, Andrea; De Leon, Diana M.; Giannozizi, Sara; Bofinger, Heinrich C.; Placci, Florencia Millan; Garmendia, Celilia Briceno; Palsson, Gylfi; Ossio, Jose Eduardo Gutierrez; Alessandro, Martin; Neyra, Juan Jose; Gallegos, Doyle; Gabarro, Pau Puig; Reaza, Javier Sanchez; Carletto, Andre; Arias, Diego; Garcia, Rigoberto Ariel Yepez; Jayawardena, Migara; Berman, Laura; Sinha, Chandra Shekhar; Huttrer, Gerry; Bayarsaikhan, Mandkhai; Karmali, Nadeem; Bes, Martin; Alvarez-Estrada, Daniel; Guasch, Jose Luis; Parra-Torrado, Monica; Nannyonjo, Harriet; Matthews, Clark; Chao, Shiyan Disclosed

Got steam? : geothermal as an opportunity for growth in the Caribbean (English)

The power sector is integral to economic development and inclusive growth in the Caribbean region. The high cost of electricity is undermining the region’s competitiveness and growth; and creating hardship for citizens. ... See More +

Brief 78608 JUN 01, 2013

Jayawardena, Migara; Berman, Laura; Singha, Chandra Shekhar; Huttrer, Gerry; Bayarsaikhan, Mandkhai Disclosed

Improving lives : World Bank Group progress on renewable energy and energy efficiency in fiscal year 2006 (English)

Meeting the energy needs of developing countries in an environmentally sustainable manner is an urgent challenge. Clean energy underpins sustainable growth and poverty reduction. ... See More +

Annual Report 46794 DEC 01, 2006

Berman, Laura; Constant, Samantha; Missfeldt-Ringius, Fanny; Sarkar, Ashok; Utria, Boris; Cabraal, Anil Disclosed