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Vietnam - Transmission, Distribution, and Disaster Reconstruction Project; Rural Energy Project; and System Efficiency Improvement, Equitization, and Renewables Project (English)

Ratings for the Transmission, Distribution, and Disaster Reconstruction Project for Vietnam were as follows: outcome was moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was significant, Bank performance was moderately unsatisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88543 JUN 23, 2014

Promoting renewable energy through auctions : the case of Brazil (English)

This knowledge note singles out auctions as an important mechanism that has been implemented in a growing number of countries in recent decades. ... See More +

Brief 88695 JUN 13, 2014

Azuela, Gabriela Elizondo; Barroso, Luiz; Cunha, Gabriel

More power to India: the challenge of distribution (English)

This report reviews the evolution of the Indian power sector since the landmark Electricity Act of 2003 (EA 2003, or EA), with a focus on distribution as key to performance and viability of the sector. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9203 JUN 12, 2014

Pargal, Sheoli ; Ghosh Banerjee, Sudeshna

Vietnam : Review of Urban Water and Wastewater Utility Reform and Regulation (English)

This Review, undertaken by the World Bank Water & Sanitation Program, is provided at the request of the Ministry of Construction of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam with the objectives of (a) Providing guidance/recommendations concerning the reform proposals of state owned enterprises operating in the field of water supply and urban sanitation and (b) Providing guidance/recommendations concerning economic management options for service providers. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS9424 JUN 10, 2014

Honduras - Monitoring country progress in drinking water and sanitation (MAPAS) (English)

This report presents the results of a sector analysis and dialogue carried out during the implementation of the Monitoring Country Progress in Drinking Water and Sanitation (MAPAS) regional initiative in Honduras. ... See More +

UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program 88623 JUN 09, 2014

Spanish

More power to India : the challenge of electricity distribution (English)

This report assesses progress in implementing the government of India's power sector reform agenda and examines the performance of the sector along different dimensions. ... See More +

Publication 88906 JUN 01, 2014

Pargal, Sheoli; Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh

Sharing prosperity by closing South Asia's infrastructure gap (English)

While South Asia's average gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the past decade was only slightly lower than in East Asia and the Pacific, the region significantly lags behind in terms of infrastructure access. ... See More +

Brief 88928 JUN 01, 2014

Biller, Dan; Andres, Luis; Dappe, Matias Herrera; Basnyat, Ashma

Contracting for the second best in dysfunctional electricity markets (English)

Power pools constitute a set of sometimes complex institutional arrangements for efficiency-enhancing coordination among power systems. Where such institutional arrangements do not exist, there still can be scope for voluntary electricity-sharing agreements among power systems. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6955 JUN 01, 2014

Nikandrova, Arina; Steinbuks, Jevgenijs

Tajikistan - Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project : redacted report (English)

This report provides the findings of an administrative inquiry (the investigation) by the World Bank Group's Integrity Vice Presidency (INT) into allegations of misconduct in five contracts under the World Bank-financed Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project (RIRP or the Project) in the Republic of Tajikistan. ... See More +

Board Report 89206 JUN 01, 2014

Heat tariff reform and social impact mitigation : recommendations for a sustainable district heating sector in Belarus (English)

The Government of the Republic of Belarus (GoB) plans to increase district heating (DH) tariffs to cost-recovery levels and gradually phase out subsidies, replacing them with social assistance programs. ... See More +

Working Paper 89695 JUN 01, 2014

Mauritania, Senegal, Mali - Banda Gas to Power Guarantee Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 88428 MAY 29, 2014

Philippines : rural electrification (English)

185,000 people without electricity in the Mindanao region of the Philippines will gain access to electricity for the first time, a direct result of a power supply agreement with the Coastal Power Development Corporation. ... See More +

Brief 81695 MAY 12, 2014

Gabon - Societe d'Energie et d'Eau (Russian)

In 1997, Gabon privatized its electricity and water utility, Societe d'Energie et d'Eau du Gabon (SEEG). The transaction was the continent's first privatization of a water and electricity utility involving full commitment for future investment, and the first full concession in Sub-Saharan Africa under a contract that introduced coverage targets for expanding service to previously unconnected rural areas. ... See More +

Brief 62434 MAY 08, 2014

English, Spanish, Portuguese, French

Nigeria - First National Urban Water Sector Reform Project (English)

Ratings for the First National Urban Water Sector Reform Project for Nigeria were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2864 MAY 06, 2014

Urban transport : can public-private partnerships work ? (English)

Cities exist, grow, and prosper because they take advantage of scale economies and specialization wrought by agglomeration. But output growth inevitably stresses transport infrastructure because production requires space and mobility. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6873 MAY 01, 2014

Engel, Eduardo; Galetovic, Alexander

Egypt, Arab Republic of - Wind Power Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 5 of 5) : Supplementary resettlement policy framework (Arabic)

The objective of the Wind Power Development Project for Egypt, Arab Republic of is to support development of the country extensive wind resources on the Gulf of Suez, both to provide additional power supply to meet Egypt growing electricity demand, and to increase the share of renewable resources in the country generation mix. ... See More +

Resettlement Plan RP974 MAY 01, 2014

Engineering Consultants Group (ECG) English

Asia - Increasing Domestic Procurement by the Mining Sector in Central Asia (English)

This study has focused on the third factor, specifically, the creation of local benefits through supplier linkages. The World Bank commissioned a ‘pilot’ study to inform the nature and scale of potential support to the three Central Asian countries, with the goal of mining-related domestic procurement serving as an instrument to increase employment and industrialization. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS8834 MAY 01, 2014

Nigeria - Power Sector Guarantees Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 87878 MAY 01, 2014

Client case study (English)

Processing sugar from beets consumes large quantities of natural gas and water. High resource intensity elevates environmental risks through increased carbon emissions and ground water pollution. ... See More +

Working Paper 89176 MAY 01, 2014

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Vietnam - Transmission, Distribution, and Disaster Reconstruction Project; Rural Energy Project; and System Efficiency Improvement, Equitization, and Renewables Project (English)
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JUN 23, 2014 88543 Project Performance Assessment Report
Promoting renewable energy through auctions : the case of Brazil (English)
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JUN 13, 2014 88695 Brief
More power to India: the challenge of distribution (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 ACS9203 Working Paper
Vietnam : Review of Urban Water and Wastewater Utility Reform and Regulation (English)
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JUN 10, 2014 ACS9424 Working Paper
Honduras - Monitoring country progress in drinking water and sanitation (MAPAS) (English)
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JUN 09, 2014 88623 UNDP-Water & Sanitation Program Spanish
More power to India : the challenge of electricity distribution (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88906 Publication
Sharing prosperity by closing South Asia's infrastructure gap (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88928 Brief
Contracting for the second best in dysfunctional electricity markets (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6955 Policy Research Working Paper
Tajikistan - Rural Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project : redacted report (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89206 Board Report
Heat tariff reform and social impact mitigation : recommendations for a sustainable district heating sector in Belarus (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89695 Working Paper
Mauritania, Senegal, Mali - Banda Gas to Power Guarantee Project : chair summary (English)
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MAY 29, 2014 88428 Board Summary
Philippines : rural electrification (English)
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MAY 12, 2014 81695 Brief
Gabon - Societe d'Energie et d'Eau (Russian)
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MAY 08, 2014 62434 Brief English, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Nigeria - First National Urban Water Sector Reform Project (English)
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MAY 06, 2014 ICR2864 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Ukraine - Assistance to the National Commission for Regulation of Communal Services : District Heating Regulatory Reform Support Program Project (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88046 Project Information Document
Urban transport : can public-private partnerships work ? (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6873 Policy Research Working Paper
Egypt, Arab Republic of - Wind Power Development Project : resettlement plan (Vol. 5 of 5) : Supplementary resettlement policy framework (Arabic)
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MAY 01, 2014 RP974 Resettlement Plan English
Asia - Increasing Domestic Procurement by the Mining Sector in Central Asia (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 ACS8834 Working Paper
Nigeria - Power Sector Guarantees Project : chair summary (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 87878 Board Summary
Client case study (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89176 Working Paper