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Increasing the use of alternative fuels at cement plants : international best practice (English)

This report, and an accompanying report on thermal and electric energy efficiency, provide a summary of international best practice experience in the cement sector and focus on specific technical measures that can be implemented by cement plants to reduce their operating costs and improve their carbon footprints. ... See More +

Working Paper 118737 AUG 04, 2017

Bernard, Dominique; Lemarchand, Daniel; Tetreault, Nicolas; Thevenet, Charlotte; de Souance, Amaury Disclosed

Regional program for hydromet services and resilience (English)

South Asia is highly prone to weather and water related disasters such as flooding, drought, thunderstorms and cyclones. The main objective of this Regional program for hydromet services and resilience is to strengthen institutions, facilitate knowledge exchange and enhance cooperation with respect to hydrometeorological risks and hydromet services between South Asian countries. ... See More +

Brief 117752 JUL 26, 2017

Disclosed

Myanmar - National Electrification Project : implementation support mission - May 2-24, 2017 (English)

Aide Memoire 117769 JUL 26, 2017

Wang,Xiaoping Disclosed

Solar resource mapping in Malawi : annual solar resource report (English)

This report is prepared within Phase 2 of the project Renewable Energy Resource Mapping for Malawi. This project focuses on solar resource mapping and measurement services as part of a technical assistance in the renewable energy development implemented by the World Bank in Malawi. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 117513 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

Wind resource mapping in Zambia : tower commissioning report (English)

The World Bank (“Customer”) has retained Garrad Hassan America Inc. (hereafter “DNV GL”) to provide a validated mesoscale wind atlas for Zambia, including associated deliverables, and wind energy feasibility and development training courses. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 117433 JUL 01, 2017

Disclosed

China - Hebei Rural Renewable Energy Development Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 116982 JUN 28, 2017

Disclosed

China - Energy Efficiency Financing Second Project (English)

Ratings of Energy Efficiency Financing Second Project for China were as follows: outcomes were moderately unsatisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4116 JUN 28, 2017

Disclosed

Cool markets for GHG emission reduction in a warming world : evaluation of World Bank Group’s support to carbon finance (English)

Carbon finance (CF) has been one of the Bank Group’s first and longest engagements for mitigating climate change. Carbon finance as a subcomponent of climate finance is a generic term used for the revenue streams that can be generated by sale of project-based GHG emission reductions or from payments involving carbon sequestration and storage from forests. ... See More +

IEG Approach Paper 117566 JUN 26, 2017

Disclosed

Wind resource mapping in Pakistan : maintenance visit report - all sites (English)

The World Bank in collaboration with the Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) - Government of Pakistan is implementing Renewable Energy Mapping Project. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 117288 JUN 23, 2017

Disclosed

Scaling up distributed solar in emerging markets : the case of the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)

Like many emerging markets, the Arab Republic of Egypt is keen to promote distributed solar, defined here as systems below 500 kilowatts, but has struggled to create conditions for growth in the sector. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8103 JUN 19, 2017

Sakr,Dalia Abdelhamid Mahmoud; Huenteler,Joern Torsten; Matsuo,Tyeler Marissa; Khanna,Ashish Disclosed

Turkey - Private Sector Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (English)

Ratings of Private Sector Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project for Turkey were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, risk to development outcome was low or negligible, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4069 JUN 19, 2017

Disclosed

Egypt energy efficiency implementation : Energy efficiency and rooftop solar PV opportunities: report summary (English)

Working Paper ACS22504 JUN 15, 2017

Makumbe,Pedzisayi Disclosed

Securing energy for development in West Bank and Gaza : summary report (English)

The Palestinian Territories face significant energy security challenges, already severe in Gaza, but also emerging in the West Bank.The Palestinian Territories rely primarily on Israeli imports to meet its electricity needs.The only large scale generation capacity in the Palestinian Territories is the troubled Gaza Power Plant.The Palestinian electricity sector has undergone a number of institutional reforms, which still require further consolidation.Measures to improve energy efficiency can also make a valuable contribution to energy security going forward. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 116549 JUN 13, 2017

Njore,Mark M. Disclosed

Solar resource mapping in the Maldives : annual solar resources report (English)

This report is prepared within Phase 1 of the project Renewable Energy Resource Mapping for the Republic of the Maldives. This part of the project focuses on solar resource mapping and measurement services as part of a technical assistance in the renewable energy development implemented by the World Bank in Maldives. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 116240 JUN 07, 2017

Disclosed

Zambia - Electricity Service Access Project (English)

The objective of the Electricity Service Access Project is to increase electricity access in Zambia's targeted rural areas. There are three components to the project, the first component being on-grid electricity access expansion. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD2303 JUN 06, 2017

Disclosed

China - Beijing Rooftop Solar PV Scale-up Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (English)

The development objective of the Beijing Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Scale-Up Project for China is to scale up rooftop PV systems and Energy Efficiency (EE) investments in the public sector in Beijing. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG3400 JUN 01, 2017

Ye,Shanshan Disclosed

Cameroon - Upstream Nachtigal Hydroelectric Project : environmental assessment : Resume des plans d’action environnementaux et sociaux (French)

The development objective of the Upstream Nachtigal Hydroelectric Project for Cameroon is that the project development phase ends in 2017. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (1) transition compensation based on income losses (estimated for 6 months incomes of sand workers, and 3 months for canoe builders, and food sellers on sand mining sites; (2) establishment of a fund for affected councils, provisioned from royalties derived from industrial sand mining of the future reservoir; (3) implementation of an environmental management plan in the operational phase; and (4) community health plan to prevent, avoid, or when possible minimize negative impacts of the project on the health of local people during construction activities. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 116788 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Cameroon - Upstream Nachtigal Hydroelectric Project : environmental assessment : Summary of environmental and social action plans (English)

The development objective of the Upstream Nachtigal Hydroelectric Project for Cameroon is that the project development phase ends in 2017. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (1) transition compensation based on income losses (estimated for 6 months incomes of sand workers, and 3 months for canoe builders, and food sellers on sand mining sites; (2) establishment of a fund for affected councils, provisioned from royalties derived from industrial sand mining of the future reservoir; (3) implementation of an environmental management plan in the operational phase; and (4) community health plan to prevent, avoid, or when possible minimize negative impacts of the project on the health of local people during construction activities. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment 116788 JUN 01, 2017

Disclosed

Electricity sector constraints for firms across economies : a comparative analysis (English)

Using recent Doing Business data, this note provides an analysis of electricity sector constraints across economies. The findings provide some interesting insights. ... See More +

Brief 117320 JUN 01, 2017

Arlet,Jean Nicolas Disclosed

Converting biomass to energy : a guide for developers and investors (English)

Biomass resources are found almost everywhere and can become a reliable and renewable local energy source to replace fossil fuels. Energy produced from biomass can reduce reliance on an overloaded electricity grid and can replace expensive fuels used in local industries. ... See More +

Working Paper 118738 JUN 01, 2017

Glenting,Carsten; Jakobsen,Niels Disclosed

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Increasing the use of alternative fuels at cement plants : international best practice (English)
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AUG 04, 2017 118737 Working Paper
Regional program for hydromet services and resilience (English)
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JUL 26, 2017 117752 Brief
Myanmar - National Electrification Project : implementation support mission - May 2-24, 2017 (English)
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JUL 26, 2017 117769 Aide Memoire
Solar resource mapping in Malawi : annual solar resource report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117513 ESMAP Paper
Wind resource mapping in Zambia : tower commissioning report (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117433 ESMAP Paper
China - Hebei Rural Renewable Energy Development Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 116982 Procurement Plan
China - Energy Efficiency Financing Second Project (English)
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JUN 28, 2017 ICR4116 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Cool markets for GHG emission reduction in a warming world : evaluation of World Bank Group’s support to carbon finance (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 117566 IEG Approach Paper
Wind resource mapping in Pakistan : maintenance visit report - all sites (English)
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JUN 23, 2017 117288 ESMAP Paper
Scaling up distributed solar in emerging markets : the case of the Arab Republic of Egypt (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 WPS8103 Policy Research Working Paper
Turkey - Private Sector Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (English)
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JUN 19, 2017 ICR4069 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Egypt energy efficiency implementation : Energy efficiency and rooftop solar PV opportunities: report summary (English)
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JUN 15, 2017 ACS22504 Working Paper
Securing energy for development in West Bank and Gaza : summary report (English)
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JUN 13, 2017 116549 ESMAP Paper
Solar resource mapping in the Maldives : annual solar resources report (English)
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JUN 07, 2017 116240 ESMAP Paper
Zambia - Electricity Service Access Project (English)
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JUN 06, 2017 PAD2303 Project Appraisal Document
China - Beijing Rooftop Solar PV Scale-up Project : environmental assessment : Environmental management plan (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 SFG3400 Environmental Assessment
Cameroon - Upstream Nachtigal Hydroelectric Project : environmental assessment : Resume des plans d’action environnementaux et sociaux (French)
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JUN 01, 2017 116788 Environmental Assessment
Cameroon - Upstream Nachtigal Hydroelectric Project : environmental assessment : Summary of environmental and social action plans (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 116788 Environmental Assessment
Electricity sector constraints for firms across economies : a comparative analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 117320 Brief
Converting biomass to energy : a guide for developers and investors (English)
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JUN 01, 2017 118738 Working Paper