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Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Trujillo, Nella Canales; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)

This third report in the Turn Down the Heat series covers three World Bank regions: Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC); the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); and parts of Europe and Central Asia (ECA). ... See More +

Working Paper 92704 NOV 23, 2014

Schellnhuber, Hans Joachim; Reyer, Christopher; Hare, Bill; Waha, Katharina; Otto, Ilona M.; Serdeczny, Olivia; Schaeffer, Michiel; Schleussner, Carl-Friedrich; Reckien, Diana; Marcus, Rachel; Kit, Oleksandr; Eden, Alexander; Adams, Sophie; Aich, Valentin; Albrecht, Torsten; Baarsch, Florent; Boit, Alice; Trujillo, Nella Canales; Cartsburg, Matti; Coumou, Dim; Fader, Marianela; Hoff, Holger; Jobbins, Guy; Jones, Lindsey; Krummenauer, Linda; Langerwisch, Fanny; Le Masson, Virginie; Ludi, Eva; Mengel, Matthias; Möhring, Jacob; Mosello, Beatrice; Norton, Andrew; Perette, Mahé; Pereznieto, Paola; Rammig, Anja; Reinhardt, Julia; Robinson, Alex; Rocha, Marcia; Sakschewski, Boris; Schaphoff, Sibyll; Schewe, Jacob; Stagl, Judith; Thonicke, Kirsten English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Planning for electricity access (English)

This brief examines planning for access to electricity. That electricity for all campaigns around the globe often fall short of their targets is partly a failure of planning. ... See More +

Brief 92671 NOV 20, 2014

Chattopadhyay, Debabrata; Kitchlu, Rahul; Jordan, Rhonda L.

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Green growth country assessment (Macedonian)

This green growth country assessment for Former Yugoslav Republic (FYR) Macedonia aims to define the outlines of a green growth path and the initial steps along that path. ... See More +

Other Environmental Study ACS8179 NOV 06, 2014

Jorgensen, Erika; Shkaratan, Maria English

Beyond crisis : the financial performance of India's power sector (English)

At the end of 2011, the Indian power sector found itself in financial crisis, just a decade after the 2001 bailout of state electricity boards (SEBs) by the central government. ... See More +

Publication 92490 NOV 05, 2014

Khurana, Mani; Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh

India - Program for Large Scale Solar Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 92583 NOV 04, 2014

Tuvalu - Energy Sector Development Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The World Bank is supporting Tuvalu Electricity Corporation (TEC) to deliver parts of a Master Plan for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (MPREEE) through the Tuvalu Energy Sector Development Project (ESDP). ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4680 NOV 01, 2014

Moldova - District Heating Efficiency Improvement Project (English)

The District Heating Efficiency Improvement Project of Moldova will contribute to improved operational efficiency and financial viability of Newco and to improve quality and reliability of heating services delivered to the population of Chisinau. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD567 OCT 30, 2014

Armenia - Energy Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 92056 OCT 29, 2014

Power for all : electricity access challenge in India (English)

India has led the developing world in addressing rural energy problems. By late 2012, the national electricity grid had reached 92 percent of India’s rural villages, about 880 million people. ... See More +

Publication 92223 OCT 29, 2014

Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Barnes, Douglas; Singh, Bipul; Mayer, Kristy; Samad, Hussain

The design and sustainability of renewable energy incentives : an economic analysis (English)

Rapid urbanization and economic growth, new demographic trends, and climate change are key challenges that developing countries must face as they strive to meet growing energy demand. ... See More +

Publication 92224 OCT 27, 2014

Meier, Peter; Vagliasindi, Maria; Imran, Mudassar; Eberhard, Anton; Siyambalapitiya, Tilak

Kyrgyz Republic - Energy Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)

Program Information Document AB7645 OCT 20, 2014

West Bank and Gaza - Gaza Electricity Network Rehabilitation Project (English)

The additional financing for the Gaza Electricity Network Rehabilitation Project for West Bank and Gaza will finance the cost of scaling-up and restructuring of project activities to address urgent and significant needs. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1143 OCT 17, 2014

Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar Clean Air Project : restructuring (English)

This Restructuring Paper for the Ulaanbaatar Clean Air Project of Mongolia seeks the approval of the Executive Directors to trigger one additional safeguards policy, Operations Policy (OP) 4.11 Physical Cultural Resources, for the Ulaanbaatar Clean Air Project (UBCAP). ... See More +

Project Paper RES15540 OCT 17, 2014

Statement by H.E. Dr. Fahad Almubarak at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Dr. Fahad Almubaraki at the ninetieth meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014. He discusses about the annual meetings are taking place at a critical juncture. ... See More +

Board Report 91384 OCT 11, 2014

Almubarak, H.E. Dr. Fahad

Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in raising living standards and reducing poverty, particularly in previously lagging regions. Rapid solar home system (SHS) expansion in Bangladesh to some 3 million rural households by early 2014 has drawn the attention of donors and governments of other countries. ... See More +

Publication 91349 OCT 08, 2014

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.; Sadeque, Zubair K. M.; Asaduzzaman, Mohammed; Yunus, Mohammad; Haque, A. K. Enamul

Private participation in the Indian power sector : lessons from two decades of experience (English)

This book reviews the major developments in and the lessons learned from the 21-year (1991-2012) experience with private sector participation (PSP) in the power sector in India. ... See More +

Publication 91159 OCT 02, 2014

Mukherjee, Mohua

Supporting hydropower : an overview of the World Bank Group's engagement (English)

Hydropower development makes an essential contribution to reducing poverty, boosting shared prosperity, and improving sustainability. Water storage associated with some hydropower projects can also make important contributions to water and food security and to climate resilience. ... See More +

Brief 91154 OCT 01, 2014

Rex, William; Foster, Vivien; Lyon, Kimberly; Bucknall, Julia; Liden, Rikard

Spatial dynamics of electricity usage in India (English)

India's manufacturing sector has undergone many spatial adjustments since 1989, including, for example, the organized sector's migration to rural locations, the powerful rise of informal manufacturing within cities, and the development of intermediate cities for manufacturing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7055 OCT 01, 2014

Ghani, Ejaz; Goswami, Arti Grover; Kerr, William R.

Performance of renewable energy auctions : experience in Brazil, China and India (English)

This paper considers the design and performance of auction mechanisms used to deploy renewable energy in three emerging economies: Brazil, China, and India. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7062 OCT 01, 2014

Elizondo Azuela, Gabriela; Barroso, Luiz; Khanna, Ashish; Wang, Xiaodong; Wu, Yun; Cunha, Gabriel

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
Turn down the heat : confronting the new climate normal (Vol. 1 of 2) : Diminuir o calor : confrontando o novo padrao climatico - resumo executivo (Portuguese)
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NOV 23, 2014 92704 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Planning for electricity access (English)
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NOV 20, 2014 92671 Brief
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia - Green growth country assessment (Macedonian)
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NOV 06, 2014 ACS8179 Other Environmental Study English
Beyond crisis : the financial performance of India's power sector (English)
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NOV 05, 2014 92490 Publication
India - Program for Large Scale Solar Project (English)
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NOV 04, 2014 92583 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Tuvalu - Energy Sector Development Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 E4680 Environmental Assessment
Moldova - District Heating Efficiency Improvement Project (English)
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OCT 30, 2014 PAD567 Project Appraisal Document
Armenia - Energy Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 29, 2014 92056 Procurement Plan
Power for all : electricity access challenge in India (English)
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OCT 29, 2014 92223 Publication
The design and sustainability of renewable energy incentives : an economic analysis (English)
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OCT 27, 2014 92224 Publication
Kyrgyz Republic - Energy Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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OCT 20, 2014 AB7645 Program Information Document
West Bank and Gaza - Gaza Electricity Network Rehabilitation Project (English)
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OCT 17, 2014 PAD1143 Project Paper
Mongolia - Ulaanbaatar Clean Air Project : restructuring (English)
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OCT 17, 2014 RES15540 Project Paper
Statement by H.E. Dr. Fahad Almubarak at the 90th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 11, 2014 (English)
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OCT 11, 2014 91384 Board Report
Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 08, 2014 91349 Publication
Private participation in the Indian power sector : lessons from two decades of experience (English)
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OCT 02, 2014 91159 Publication
Supporting hydropower : an overview of the World Bank Group's engagement (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 91154 Brief
Spatial dynamics of electricity usage in India (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7055 Policy Research Working Paper
Performance of renewable energy auctions : experience in Brazil, China and India (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7062 Policy Research Working Paper