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Energizing economic growth in Ghana : making the power and petroleum sectors rise to the challenge (English)

The main objective of this report is to provide the new Government of Ghana with recommendations on the actions needed to improve the performance of Ghana's energy sector. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 79656 JUN 01, 2013

Mathrani, Sunil; Santley, David; Hosier, Richard; Bertholet, Fabrice; Braud, Arnaud; Dawson-Amoah, Gregoria; Mathur, Subodh; Amissah-Arthur, Harriette; Garcia, Raul; Adam, Mohamed Amin; Matthews, Bill; Sachdeva, Aman; Reinoso, George Disclosed

Tajikistan's winter energy crisis : electricity supply and demand alternatives (English)

Reliable power supply is critical for Tajikistan's economy and poverty reduction goals. Without reliable, affordable electricity throughout the year, Tajikistan's businesses cannot invest, operate and create jobs; hospitals and schools cannot function fully or safely with frequent power cuts during winter; citizens suffer indoor air pollution from burning wood for heating and cooking. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 75198 NOV 27, 2012

Besant-Jones,John E.; Fields,Daryl; Kochnakyan,Artur; Stuggins,Gary Disclosed

Tajikistan's winter energy crisis : electricity supply and demand alternatives (Russian)

Reliable power supply is critical for Tajikistan's economy and poverty reduction goals. Without reliable, affordable electricity throughout the year, Tajikistan's businesses cannot invest, operate and create jobs; hospitals and schools cannot function fully or safely with frequent power cuts during winter; citizens suffer indoor air pollution from burning wood for heating and cooking. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 75198 NOV 01, 2012

Besant-Jones,John E.; Fields,Daryl; Kochnakyan,Artur; Stuggins,Gary Disclosed

Identifying and working with beneficiaries when rights are unclear (English)

Expert statements indicate that annually approximately 20 billion dollars will be needed to prevent 90 percent deforestation in tropical countries. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 71577 FEB 01, 2012

Disclosed

Unleashing the potential of renewable energy in India (English)

India has 150 GW of renewable energy potential, about half in the form of small hydropower, biomass, and wind and half in solar, cogeneration, and waste-to-energy. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 62706 JUN 13, 2011

Sargsyan, Gevorg; Bhatia, Mikul; Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Raghunathan, Krishnan; Soni, Ruchi Disclosed

Romania - Functional review : Ministry of Economy, energy sector and business environment (English)

The objective of the functional review of the Ministry of Economy, Commerce and Business Environment (MEC) is to analyze its current structure and operations, to provide recommendations so that the Ministry and the Government can improve the delivery of its key functions and respond effectively to the emerging challenges. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 74292 MAY 30, 2011

Disclosed

Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - transport (English)

This report summarizes the results for the transportation sector from a larger study, the low carbon study for Brazil, developed by the World Bank as part of its initiative to support the integrated efforts of Brazil to reduce global and national greenhouse gases emissions, while promoting long-term development. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 69859 JAN 01, 2011

Disclosed

Brazil - Low carbon case study : technical synthesis report : land use, land-use change, and forestry (English)

This report presents the partial results related to land use, land-use change and the forestry sector from a larger multisectoral low-carbon study for Brazil. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 69869 JAN 01, 2011

Soares Filho, Britaldo S.; Hissa, Leticia; Nassar, Andre; Harfuch, Leila; Ramalho Moreira, Marcelo Melo; Chiodi Bachion, Luciane; Barcellos Antoniazzi, Laura; Barioni, Luis G.; Martha Junior, Geraldo; Sainz, Roberto D.; Alves, Bruno J. R.; de Lima, Magda A.; Martins, Osvaldo; Castelo Branco, Magno; Toledo, Renato; Regis Lima Verde Leal, Manoel; Marques, Fabio; Ferreira, Rodrigo; Goulart, Luiz; Mendes, Thiago; de Gouvello, Christophe; Moreira, Adriana; Farinelli, Barbara; Meihuy Chang, Jennifer; Pinto, Rogerio; Hato, Julio; Pacca, Sergio; Ribeiro Freitas, Saulo; Longo, Karla Maria; Almeida de Siqueira, Ricardo Disclosed

Colombia - Desarrollo de una estrategia para una politica de vehiculos limpios en Colombia (Spanish)

This report is part 1 of a study on the development of a strategy for a policy on clean vehicles in Colombia. It contains a review of the regulatory, economic, persuasive and other instruments that have been applied in different countries with an end to promoting the development and incorporation of clean energy vehicles. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 70648 JUN 29, 2010

Disclosed

Enabling reforms : a stakeholder-based analysis of the political economy of Tanzania's charcoal sector and the poverty and social impacts of proposed reforms (English)

Although charcoal is the single most important energy source for millions of urban dwellers in Tanzania, being used by all tiers of society from laborers to politicians, it seems to be politically neglected and even unwanted, given that it is not considered as a possible mean to achieve long-term sustainable development, for example as a low-carbon growth option contributing to energy security, sustainable forest management, and poverty alleviation strategies. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 55140 JUN 01, 2010

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A legal and institutional framework for sustainable management of forest resources in Southern Sudan : policy note (English)

This policy note was prepared in response to a request from the Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS) for World Bank assistance in developing legislative and institutional policies and strategies that will take advantage of the potential of the region's forest resources to contribute to poverty alleviation, food security, sustainable agriculture, economic growth, and to protection of forest-related environmental services such as climate, biodiversity, water, and wildlife resources. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 61119 FEB 01, 2010

Disclosed

Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - waste (English)

This report synthesis the findings for the waste sector of a broader study, the Brazil low carbon study, which was undertaken by the World Bank in its initiative to support Brazil's integrated effort towards reducing national and global emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) while promoting long term development. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 69862 JAN 01, 2010

Portuguese Disclosed

Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - transport (English)

This study aims to underpin Brazil's efforts to explore methods for reducing total emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) arising from all areas of human activity. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 69858 JAN 01, 2010

Portuguese Disclosed

Estudo de Baixo Carbono para o Brasil : uso da terra, mudancas do uso da terra e florestas : Estudo de Baixo Carbono para o Brasil : uso da terra, mudanças do uso da terra e florestas (Portuguese)

This study points out that Brazil's commitment to combat climate change had already been started when the country hosted in June 1992 the Conference of the United Conference on Environment and Development, also known as Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 69867 JAN 01, 2010

Nassar, Andre; Soares Filho,Britaldo; De Gouvello,Christophe Disclosed

Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - transport : Brasil - Estudo de baixo carbono : relatório de síntese técnica - transporte (Portuguese)

This study aims to underpin Brazil's efforts to explore methods for reducing total emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) arising from all areas of human activity. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 69858 JAN 01, 2010

English Disclosed

Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - waste : Estudo de Baixo Carbono para o Brasil : Relatório de Síntese Técnica - Resíduos (Portuguese)

This report synthesis the findings for the waste sector of a broader study, the Brazil low carbon study, which was undertaken by the World Bank in its initiative to support Brazil's integrated effort towards reducing national and global emissions of Greenhouse Gases (GHG) while promoting long term development. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 69862 JAN 01, 2010

English Disclosed

Residential electricity subsidies in Mexico : exploring options for reform and for enhancing the impact on the poor (English)

This report addresses a pressing issue in Mexico's electricity sector the large and growing subsidies to residential consumers and their regressive incidence across different segments of the population. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 47107 FEB 04, 2009

Komives, Kristin ; Johnson, Todd M. ; Halpern, Jonathan D. ; Luis, Jose Aburto ; Scott, John R. Disclosed

An investment framework for clean energy and development : an investment framework clean energy and development (English)

In July 2005, the leaders of the G8 countries, meeting in Gleneagles, Scotland, launched a new dialogue on climate change, clean energy, and sustainable development involving 20 energy-intensive economies. ... See More +

Energy-Environment Review 46793 JAN 01, 2007

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Energizing economic growth in Ghana : making the power and petroleum sectors rise to the challenge (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 79656 Energy-Environment Review
Tajikistan's winter energy crisis : electricity supply and demand alternatives (English)
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NOV 27, 2012 75198 Energy-Environment Review
Tajikistan's winter energy crisis : electricity supply and demand alternatives (Russian)
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NOV 01, 2012 75198 Energy-Environment Review
Identifying and working with beneficiaries when rights are unclear (English)
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FEB 01, 2012 71577 Energy-Environment Review
Unleashing the potential of renewable energy in India (English)
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JUN 13, 2011 62706 Energy-Environment Review
Romania - Functional review : Ministry of Economy, energy sector and business environment (English)
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MAY 30, 2011 74292 Energy-Environment Review
Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - transport (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69859 Energy-Environment Review
Brazil - Low carbon case study : technical synthesis report : land use, land-use change, and forestry (English)
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JAN 01, 2011 69869 Energy-Environment Review
Colombia - Desarrollo de una estrategia para una politica de vehiculos limpios en Colombia (Spanish)
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JUN 29, 2010 70648 Energy-Environment Review
Enabling reforms : a stakeholder-based analysis of the political economy of Tanzania's charcoal sector and the poverty and social impacts of proposed reforms (English)
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JUN 01, 2010 55140 Energy-Environment Review
A legal and institutional framework for sustainable management of forest resources in Southern Sudan : policy note (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 61119 Energy-Environment Review
Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - waste (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 69862 Energy-Environment Review Portuguese
Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - transport (English)
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JAN 01, 2010 69858 Energy-Environment Review Portuguese
Estudo de Baixo Carbono para o Brasil : uso da terra, mudancas do uso da terra e florestas : Estudo de Baixo Carbono para o Brasil : uso da terra, mudanças do uso da terra e florestas (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2010 69867 Energy-Environment Review
Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - transport : Brasil - Estudo de baixo carbono : relatório de síntese técnica - transporte (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2010 69858 Energy-Environment Review English
Brazil low carbon case study : technical synthesis report - waste : Estudo de Baixo Carbono para o Brasil : Relatório de Síntese Técnica - Resíduos (Portuguese)
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JAN 01, 2010 69862 Energy-Environment Review English
Residential electricity subsidies in Mexico : exploring options for reform and for enhancing the impact on the poor (English)
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FEB 04, 2009 47107 Energy-Environment Review
An investment framework for clean energy and development : an investment framework clean energy and development (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 46793 Energy-Environment Review