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Promoting productive uses of electricity in al electrification programs : experience from Peru (English)

Rural electrification programs can be more effective in stimulating economic growth, social development, and sustainable utility operations when they promote productive uses of electricity, as shown by a decade of experience in Peru. ... See More +

Brief 120675 OCT 24, 2017

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Rural electrification using shield wire schemes (English)

Shield wire systems running along existing high-voltage transmission lines can supply household electricity to communities located within 20 km of the high-voltage corridor. ... See More +

Brief 120679 OCT 24, 2017

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Is pumped storage hydroelectric power right for Vietnam? (English)

The ability of pumped storage hydroelectric power (PSP) to supply large amounts of electricity at a moment’s notice provides a strong complement to the natural variability of wind and solar generation, potentially easing the integration of renewables into Vietnam’s burgeoning power system. ... See More +

Brief 120674 OCT 24, 2017

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The effects of carbon limits on electricity generation and coal production : an integrated planning approach applied to Poland (English)

Integrated planning analysis can provide evidence to support decision making and consensus building about sensitive issues in the energy sector. ... See More +

Brief 120676 OCT 24, 2017

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Disaster preparedness offers big payoffs for utilities (English)

Achieving the right balance between resilience and the cost of electricity poses a challenge. Technical solutions are available to mitigate the risks posed by most hazards, but they affect the prices customers pay for power and may be difficult to justify to regulators. ... See More +

Brief 120677 OCT 24, 2017

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Data as an enabler in the off-grid sector : focus on Tanzania (English)

Through new technologies and business models, off-grid power markets promise to bring electricity access to more rural communities at a faster pace than is possible with grid extension alone. ... See More +

Brief 120678 OCT 24, 2017

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Minerals and metals to meet the needs of a low-carbon economy (English)

Meeting the requirements of the Paris Agreement to keep the global average temperature from rising more than 2ºC above pre-industrial levels will mean vastly expanded use of low-carbon sources of electricity, such as wind and solar power, as well as advanced technologies for long-term energy storage. ... See More +

Brief 119866 SEP 01, 2017

Hund,Kirsten Lori; Arrobas,Daniele La Porta; Drexhage,John Richard Disclosed

Creating space for interaction description of CACS project operations (English)

This note describes briefly how the Piloting Community Approaches in Conflict Situation (CACS) Project currently operates. As a learning activity, the project was designed deliberately to accommodate adjustments in response to lessons emerging from implementation experience. ... See More +

Brief 117181 JUL 01, 2017

Tansanguanwong,Pamornrat; Chockanapitaksa,Poonyanuch Thai Disclosed

Land use planning for urban flood risk management (English)

This note offers policy makers and practitioners an overview of the key aspects of land use planning used to manage flood risks in cities across the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 114816 APR 01, 2017

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Forecasting electricity demand : an aid for practitioners (English)

Accurate forecasts of electricity demand inform investment decisions about power generation and supporting network infrastructure. Of major interest to energy policymakers, power utilities, and private investors alike, forecasts are also essential for development professionals. ... See More +

Brief 113109 JAN 01, 2017

Steinbuks,Jevgenijs; De Wit,Joerie Frederik; Kochnakyan,Artur; Foster,Vivien Disclosed

What drives the price of solar photovoltaic electricity in developing countries? (English)

This brief summarizes an analysis of 37 winning bids for utility-scale solar PV plants procured through auctions in 13 developing countries between 2013 and 2016. ... See More +

Brief 113110 JAN 01, 2017

Dobrotkova,Zuzana; Audinet,Pierre; Sargsyan,Gevorg Disclosed

The World Bank : partnering for peace and development in Thailand’s deep south (2007-2017) (English)

The World Bank’s ambitious goals are to work with its member countries to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. In upper-middle income countries, such as Thailand, the primary value of the Bank is in ensuring important knowledge gained from its own development experience is shared and applied, as well as providing financial support in times of crisis, such as in response to the economic crisis (1997), the tsunami (2004), flooding (2011), and the subnational conflict in the conflict-affected areas of Thailand’s southernmost provinces (resurgence of violence in 2004). ... See More +

Brief 117177 JAN 01, 2017

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The World Bank : partnering for peace and development in Thailand’s deep south (2007-2017) : ธนาคารโลก หุ้นส่วนเพื่อสันติภาพ และพัฒนา ชายแดนภาคใต้ (พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๐-๒๕๖๐) (Thai)

The World Bank’s ambitious goals are to work with its member countries to end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity. In upper-middle income countries, such as Thailand, the primary value of the Bank is in ensuring important knowledge gained from its own development experience is shared and applied, as well as providing financial support in times of crisis, such as in response to the economic crisis (1997), the tsunami (2004), flooding (2011), and the subnational conflict in the conflict-affected areas of Thailand’s southernmost provinces (resurgence of violence in 2004). ... See More +

Brief 117177 JAN 01, 2017

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Gender and development in Thailand’s conflict areas : เพศและการพัฒนาในพื้นที่ความขัดแย้งของประเทศไทย (Thai)

In January 2004, a century-long struggle in Thailand’s southernmost provinces of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwas that had been dormant for decades broke into open violence. ... See More +

Brief 117179 JAN 01, 2017

Tansanguanwong,Pamornrat Disclosed

Peace-building partnership fund : findings and applied learning (English)

The secessionist movement in Thailand’s southernmost provinces is one of the oldest and deadliest sub-national conflicts in Southeast Asia. After more than a decade of dormancy, violence escalated in the early 2000s. ... See More +

Brief 117807 JAN 01, 2017

Adam,Sarah Disclosed

Peace-building partnership fund : findings and applied learning : กองทุนหุ้นส่วนเพื่อสร้างสันติภาพ : ข้อค้นพบและการประยุกต์ใช้การเรียนรู้ (Thai)

The secessionist movement in Thailand’s southernmost provinces is one of the oldest and deadliest sub-national conflicts in Southeast Asia. After more than a decade of dormancy, violence escalated in the early 2000s. ... See More +

Brief 117807 JAN 01, 2017

Adam,Sarah Disclosed

Access to finance : the case of Muslim minority in southernmost provinces of Thailand : การเข้าถึงแหล่งทุน กรณีศึกษามุสลิม ในจังหวัดชายแดน ภาคใต้ของประเทศไทย (Thai)

Access to finance by the poor is one of the world’s biggest problems. The poor people are in no position to increase their income nor improve the livelihoods of themselves or their families. ... See More +

Brief 117187 JAN 01, 2017

Noipom,Tawat English Disclosed

Facilitating community driven development in conflict-affected deep south : ด้วยแนวทางที่ชุมชน เป็นหลักในการขับเคลื่อน (Thai)

The conflict in the southernmost provinces of Thailand is characterized by contestation and resistance to acquire political power at sub-national level. ... See More +

Brief 117186 JAN 01, 2017

Tansanguanwong,Pamornrat English Disclosed

Increasing the use of liquefied petroleum gas in cooking in developing countries (English)

To reduce household air pollution, improve health outcomes, save nonrenewable biomass, and support local economic development, developing countries are seeking to increase the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as a clean cooking solution. ... See More +

Brief 114846 JAN 01, 2017

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Increasing the potential of concessions to expand rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The record of concession arrangements in stimulating faster and more effective rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa is mixed at best: More concessions have failed than have been implemented—and among concessions that have been implemented, none can be considered an unequivocal success. ... See More +

Brief 114847 JAN 01, 2017

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Promoting productive uses of electricity in al electrification programs : experience from Peru (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120675 Brief
Rural electrification using shield wire schemes (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120679 Brief
Is pumped storage hydroelectric power right for Vietnam? (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120674 Brief
The effects of carbon limits on electricity generation and coal production : an integrated planning approach applied to Poland (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120676 Brief
Disaster preparedness offers big payoffs for utilities (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120677 Brief
Data as an enabler in the off-grid sector : focus on Tanzania (English)
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OCT 24, 2017 120678 Brief
Minerals and metals to meet the needs of a low-carbon economy (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 119866 Brief
Creating space for interaction description of CACS project operations (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117181 Brief Thai
Land use planning for urban flood risk management (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114816 Working Paper
Forecasting electricity demand : an aid for practitioners (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113109 Brief
What drives the price of solar photovoltaic electricity in developing countries? (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 113110 Brief
The World Bank : partnering for peace and development in Thailand’s deep south (2007-2017) (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117177 Brief
The World Bank : partnering for peace and development in Thailand’s deep south (2007-2017) : ธนาคารโลก หุ้นส่วนเพื่อสันติภาพ และพัฒนา ชายแดนภาคใต้ (พ.ศ. ๒๕๕๐-๒๕๖๐) (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117177 Brief
Gender and development in Thailand’s conflict areas : เพศและการพัฒนาในพื้นที่ความขัดแย้งของประเทศไทย (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117179 Brief
Peace-building partnership fund : findings and applied learning (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 117807 Brief
Peace-building partnership fund : findings and applied learning : กองทุนหุ้นส่วนเพื่อสร้างสันติภาพ : ข้อค้นพบและการประยุกต์ใช้การเรียนรู้ (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117807 Brief
Access to finance : the case of Muslim minority in southernmost provinces of Thailand : การเข้าถึงแหล่งทุน กรณีศึกษามุสลิม ในจังหวัดชายแดน ภาคใต้ของประเทศไทย (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117187 Brief English
Facilitating community driven development in conflict-affected deep south : ด้วยแนวทางที่ชุมชน เป็นหลักในการขับเคลื่อน (Thai)
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JAN 01, 2017 117186 Brief English
Increasing the use of liquefied petroleum gas in cooking in developing countries (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114846 Brief
Increasing the potential of concessions to expand rural electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2017 114847 Brief