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Exploiting synergies between rooftop solar PV and energy efficiency investments in the built environment (English)

The synergies between rooftop solar PV (RPV) and energy efficiency (EE) investments in the built environment include lower specific transaction costs, optimized RPV systems, shorter project payback periods (compared to RPV-only projects), and, for EE, enhanced project visibility. ... See More +

Brief 122590 JAN 10, 2018

Makumbe,Pedzisayi Disclosed

Shedding light on electricity utilities in the Middle East and North Africa : insights from a performance diagnostic (English)

The electricity sector in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is in the grip of an apparent paradox. Although the region is home to the world's largest oil and gas reserves and has been able to maintain electricity access rates of close to 100 percent in most of its economies, it may not be able to cater to the future electricity needs of its fast-growing population and their business activities. ... See More +

Brief 122842 JAN 01, 2018

Mahgoub Hamid,Mohamad Ibrahim Mahmoud; Estache,Antonio; Camos Daurella,Daniel; Bacon,Robert W. Disclosed

Urban flood risk management in the Pacific : tracking progress and setting priorities (English)

This World Bank knowledge note describes a benchmarking method developed to track the progress of Pacific Island Countries toward sustainable flood risk management. ... See More +

Working Paper 122545 DEC 01, 2017

Yeo,Stephen; Esler,Simone Lillian; Taaffe,Felix Peter; Jordy,Denis Jean-Jacques; Bonte-Grapentin,Michael Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

Disclosed

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

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Exploiting synergies between rooftop solar PV and energy efficiency investments in the built environment (English)
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JAN 10, 2018 122590 Brief
Shedding light on electricity utilities in the Middle East and North Africa : insights from a performance diagnostic (English)
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Urban flood risk management in the Pacific : tracking progress and setting priorities (English)
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DEC 01, 2017 122545 Working Paper
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