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The state of the global clean and improved cooking sector (English)

The global clean and improved cooking solutions sector has evolved significantly in recent years. Clean and improved cooking solutions are also beginning to generate attractive market opportunities for local and international private enterprises in the provision of cooking appliances, fuels, and financing. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 96499 MAY 01, 2015

Putti,Venkata Ramana; Tsan, Michael; Mehta,Sumi; Kammila,Srilata Disclosed

Study of equipment prices in the power sector (English)

Global economic growth, particularly from 2004 to 20071, has fueled an expansion in the construction of industrial, power plant, and manufacturing facilities in the United States and a dramatic escalation in the construction of these types of heavy construction projects overseas. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 81725 DEC 01, 2009

Pauschert, Dirk Disclosed

Latin America and the Caribbean region energy sector - retrospective review and challenges (English)

During the 90s, most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean Region (LCR) supported by the World Bank, implemented a market-oriented reform in the energy sector to promote competition, economic regulation and greater private sector participation, as the main instruments to improve the quality, reliability and efficiency of energy services, and improve the government's fiscal position and increase affordable access to modern energy services for the poor. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 52121 JAN 01, 2009

Byer, Trevor; Crousillat, Enrique; Dussan, Manuel Disclosed

Technical and economic assessment of off-grid, mini-grid and grid electrification technologies (English)

This report is part of the Energy and Water Department's commitment to providing new techniques and knowledge which complement the direct investment and other assistance to electrification as provided by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 43099 DEC 01, 2007

Disclosed

Scaling up demand-side energy efficiency improvements through programmatic CDM (English)

Improving energy efficiency (EE) is one of the most promising approaches for achieving cost-effective global greenhouse gases (GHG) reductions. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 47734 DEC 01, 2007

Figueres, Christiana; Philips, Michael; Disclosed

Meeting the energy needs of the urban poor : lessons from electrification practitioners (English)

The present report was prepared on the basis of the findings of an international workshop held from September 12-14, 2005, in Salvador da Bahia, and was attended by delegations of three to five practitioners from 12 cities in Latin America, Africa and Asia. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 43474 JUN 01, 2007

Rojas, Juan Manuel ; Lallement, Dominique ; Disclosed

Cameroun : Plan d'action national energie pour la reduction de la pauvrete (French)

In Cameroon, the traditional developmental models for energy services, particularly the extension of inter-connected networks (in regard to electricity), generally financed on public funds, will not be enough to meet the energy needs of health institutions, schools, colleges (general education and technique), and other units located in rural zones. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 40759 JUN 01, 2007

Disclosed

Strengthening energy security in Uruguay (English)

The Uruguayan energy sector is at the crossroads. As in the case of many other countries, high oil prices in the international market are taking their toll on an economy which imports all of its oil and oil products. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 40243 MAY 01, 2007

Disclosed

Maximisation des retombees de l'electricite en zones rurales, application au cas du Senegal (French)

In Senegal, as in many other developing countries, rural areas lag behind both in terms of access and level of uses of modern energies. This is particularly true for electricity for which rural areas, already handicapped by low level of electrification in absolute terms; see their development capacities limited by very low level of uses of the energy beyond nonproductive uses such as lighting and basic entertainment. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 42872 MAY 01, 2007

Disclosed

Integration strategy for the southern cone gas networks (English)

Experts from the governments of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, who participated in this strategic study for the Southern Cone Gas Pipeline Networks, combined their efforts to identify a shared energy alternative which would help boost the development of natural gas in the sub region, and, thus, its sustainable economic development. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 40240 MAY 01, 2007

Bolivia : National Biomass Program (English)

Over the past two decades, the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) has financed several projects to assist Bolivia in the development of its energy sector, including the Bolivia Country Program First Phase, which contributed to the design of a national energy plan, the definition of policies and actions applicable to rural energy and energy efficiency, and a significant structural reform of the energy sector, and also supported the preparation of the Bolivia National Biomass Program (NBP) aimed at enhancing the efficient use of biomass as an energy source, while improving the quality of life of the rural population -- in consistence with the objectives of the World Bank Country Assistance Strategy (CAS) in Bolivia regarding accelerated growth and development of private sector activities. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 40237 MAY 01, 2007

Disclosed

Turkey : gas sector strategy (English)

The purpose of this note is to assist policymakers by proposing a pragmatic and flexible program of change which will enable Turkey to develop a modernized gas market structure. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 40242 MAY 01, 2007

Disclosed

Haiti: Strategy to alleviate the pressure of fuel demand on national woodfuel resources (English)

Haiti suffers from a serious deterioration of its natural environment and, in particular, from a heavy pressure on its natural resources. The reasons for this deterioration are multiple (poverty level, demographic pressure, agricultural techniques and insecurity regarding land tenure) and, therefore, go beyond the strict scope of energy. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 40239 APR 01, 2007

Van der Plas, Robert French Disclosed

Solar-diesel hybrid options for the Peruvian Amazon : lessons learned from Padre Cocha (English)

Seven million Peruvians - 23 percent of the country's population - lack access to modern energy services. Most of these residents are located in the Peruvian Amazon, where 95 percent of people have no electricity supply. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 40241 APR 01, 2007

Disclosed

Haiti: Strategy to alleviate the pressure of fuel demand on national woodfuel resources : Haiti : Strategie pour l'allegement de la pression sur les ressources ligneuses nationales par la demande en combustibles (French)

Haiti suffers from a serious deterioration of its natural environment and, in particular, from a heavy pressure on its natural resources. The reasons for this deterioration are multiple (poverty level, demographic pressure, agricultural techniques and insecurity regarding land tenure) and, therefore, go beyond the strict scope of energy. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 40239 APR 01, 2007

Van der Plas, Robert English Disclosed

Potentiel de reduction des couts de l'electricite et strategie sectorielle d'accroissement de l'acces a l'energie en Republique de Djibouti (French)

This report discusses electricity cost reduction and energy access for Djibouti. The report is composed of eight sections: Section 1: Introduction. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 39899 FEB 01, 2007

Disclosed

Greater Mekong Sub-region options for the structure of the GMS Power Trade Market : a first overview of issues and possible options (English)

The World Bank, working together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), actively supports the development of a regional power market in the GMS: Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the Yunnan Province of the People's Republic of China. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 39896 DEC 01, 2006

Barker, James; Minogue, Diane Disclosed

Colombia - Desarrollo economico reciente en infrastructura : balanceando las necesidades sociales y productivas de la infraestructura (Spanish)

This paper aims to make an evaluation of the natural gas sector in Colombia and in order to make an analysis within the final project report (REDI) framework, it takes into account factors of analysis of decision-making, managerial actions - governmental and regulative. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 39902 DEC 01, 2006

Disclosed

Sub-Saharan Africa : introducing low-cost methods in electricity distribution networks (English)

The level of electrification in sub-Saharan Africa is low, with less than 10 percent of the rural households having access to electricity. One of the key barriers to accelerating access is the high cost of connections, arising, inter alia, from the use of outdated, unsuitable, high-cost methods in electricity networks. ... See More +

Working Paper 41599 OCT 01, 2006

Karhammar, Ralph; Sanghvi, Arun; Fernstrom, Eric; Aissa, Moncef; Arthur, Jabesh; Tulloch, John; Davies, Ian; Bergman, Sten; Mathur, Subodh Disclosed

Shanghai : developing a green electricity scheme (English)

This report documents the experience of developing a green electricity scheme in Shanghai, China. It is intended to be a resource when replicating this effort in another city or country. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 38344 SEP 01, 2006

Berrah, Noureddine; Heijndermans, Enno; Crowdis, Mark D. Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
The state of the global clean and improved cooking sector (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96499 ESMAP Paper
Study of equipment prices in the power sector (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 81725 ESMAP Paper
Latin America and the Caribbean region energy sector - retrospective review and challenges (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 52121 ESMAP Paper
Technical and economic assessment of off-grid, mini-grid and grid electrification technologies (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 43099 ESMAP Paper
Scaling up demand-side energy efficiency improvements through programmatic CDM (English)
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DEC 01, 2007 47734 ESMAP Paper
Meeting the energy needs of the urban poor : lessons from electrification practitioners (English)
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JUN 01, 2007 43474 ESMAP Paper
Cameroun : Plan d'action national energie pour la reduction de la pauvrete (French)
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JUN 01, 2007 40759 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Strengthening energy security in Uruguay (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 40243 ESMAP Paper
Maximisation des retombees de l'electricite en zones rurales, application au cas du Senegal (French)
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MAY 01, 2007 42872 ESMAP Paper
Integration strategy for the southern cone gas networks (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 40240 ESMAP Paper
Bolivia : National Biomass Program (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 40237 ESMAP Paper
Turkey : gas sector strategy (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 40242 ESMAP Paper
Haiti: Strategy to alleviate the pressure of fuel demand on national woodfuel resources (English)
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APR 01, 2007 40239 ESMAP Paper French
Solar-diesel hybrid options for the Peruvian Amazon : lessons learned from Padre Cocha (English)
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APR 01, 2007 40241 ESMAP Paper
Haiti: Strategy to alleviate the pressure of fuel demand on national woodfuel resources : Haiti : Strategie pour l'allegement de la pression sur les ressources ligneuses nationales par la demande en combustibles (French)
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APR 01, 2007 40239 ESMAP Paper English
Potentiel de reduction des couts de l'electricite et strategie sectorielle d'accroissement de l'acces a l'energie en Republique de Djibouti (French)
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FEB 01, 2007 39899 ESMAP Paper
Greater Mekong Sub-region options for the structure of the GMS Power Trade Market : a first overview of issues and possible options (English)
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DEC 01, 2006 39896 ESMAP Paper
Colombia - Desarrollo economico reciente en infrastructura : balanceando las necesidades sociales y productivas de la infraestructura (Spanish)
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DEC 01, 2006 39902 ESMAP Paper
Sub-Saharan Africa : introducing low-cost methods in electricity distribution networks (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 41599 Working Paper
Shanghai : developing a green electricity scheme (English)
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SEP 01, 2006 38344 ESMAP Paper