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Supporting transmission and distribution projects : World Bank investments since 2010 (English)

The World Bank is responding well to its clients’ demand for financing of transmission and distribution projects. By helping to reduce losses, encouraging the integration of renewable energy, and expanding networks to increase supply, supported projects will improve the financial health of utilities, service for consumers, and economic growth. ... See More +

Brief 97848 JUN 01, 2015

Oguah,Samuel Kwesi Ewuah; Chattopadhyay,Debabrata; Bazilian,Morgan

Kenya : first commercial financing for power plants made possible through a series of IDA guarantees (English)

The $623 million financing included the first long-term commercial loans for private power plants in Kenya and marked the first time IDA guarantees were issued in support of local investors. ... See More +

Brief 97847 JUN 01, 2015

Kacaniku,Teuta; Izaguirre Alvarado Bradley,Ada Karina

India - Private sector commercial financing framework for renewable energy (English)

Report ACS13036 MAY 21, 2015

Jaison,Shiny

Cameroon : Dibamba power plant (English)

In 2009, the Government of Cameroon awarded AES Dibamba power development corporation (DPDC) the right to develop an 86 megawatt (MW) thermal energy independent power plant (IPP). ... See More +

Brief 96879 MAY 01, 2015

Kenya : Thika power (English)

In Kenya, where only 25 percent of the population has access to electricity, the World Bank Group is supporting the government’s least cost power development plan, which calls for an increase in the number of independent power producers (IPPs) and a more diversified energy mix. ... See More +

Brief 96906 APR 01, 2015

Cameroon : Kribi power plant (English)

In 2009, the Government of Cameroon awarded the Kribi power development corporation (KPDC), a special purpose vehicle set up and owned by AES Corporation and the government, a 20-year public-private partnership (PPP) to design, build, finance, and operate the 216 megawatt (MW) Kribi natural gas-fired power plant and associated transmission line. ... See More +

Brief 96880 APR 01, 2015

India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environment and social management plan for Manipur State (English)

The development objective of the North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project for India is to improve the availability of electricity supply through expansion and reinforcement of power systems in the participating states in the North Eastern region. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment SFG1014 APR 01, 2015

Keeping warm : urban heating options in Tajikistan - summary report (English)

This report identifies the most viable heating options and related investment measures to meet heating demand in urban residential and public buildings in Tajikistan. ... See More +

Working Paper 97495 MAR 01, 2015

Balabanyan,Ani; Hofer,Kathrin; Finn, Johua; Hankinson,Denzel J.

Solar resource mapping in Tanzania : solar modelling report (English)

This interim solar modelling report provides an overview of the results achieved by modelling the solar radiation based on satellite data and numerical weather prediction models (NWPM) in phase one of the solar resources mapping project for Tanzania. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 96827 FEB 01, 2015

Bernardos, Ana; Gaston, Martin; Fernandez-Peruchena, Carlos; Ramirez, Lourdes; Vindel, Jose Maria; Pasturino Amarillo,Luis Martin; Bermejo, Diego; Liria, Juan

Results-based aid in the energy sector : an analytical guide (English)

Results-based approaches (RBA) are becoming increasingly important, in both developed and developing countries. Within the energy sector, there are already several large-scale results-based schemes that make payments to implementers and service providers. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 94567 JAN 01, 2015

Vivid Economics; Savedoff,William D.

Tools to understand social issues in energy tariff and subsidy reforms in Europe and Central Asia (English)

This toolkit aims to help World Bank task teams working on energy subsidy and tariff reforms to develop qualitative analysis tools. The tools that are described in this document can help task teams to better understand and address social and political challenges related to these reforms, including impacts of reforms and political economy constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper 97388 JAN 01, 2015

Georgieva,Sophia V.; Romanova,Ekaterina; Rebosio Calderon,Michelle P.

Papua New Guinea Energy Sector Development Project (English)

The objectives of the Energy Sector Development Project are, through technical assistance, to strengthen the policy development and strategic framework for renewable energy and rural electrification, and to attract investors for the sustainable development of a new hydropower generator that will supply the Port Moresby grid. ... See More +

Brief 93490 JAN 01, 2015

Aiello, Robert

Scaling up access to electricity : pay-as-you-go plans in off-grid energy services (English)

Although the payment models offered by off-grid energy companies are less flexible than those implemented with great success by mobile telephone companies, they may still have an important role to play in scaling up off-grid energy services for billions of people who lack access to electricity. ... See More +

Brief 93786 JAN 01, 2015

Moreno, Alejandro; Bareisaite, Asta

Integrating variable renewable energy into power system operations (English)

Wind and solar energy is a fast-growing share of the global energy mix. But integrating them into power-system operations requires significant adaptations to compensate for their variability. ... See More +

Brief 93785 JAN 01, 2015

Nikolokakis, Thomas; Chatopadhyay, Debabrata

District heating finance (English)

District heating distributes heat and hot water to residential, commercial and public buildings over a large area, often a town or city. This system of heating has been used for many years in Europe, especially Scandinavia, as well as in North America, China, and the countries of the Former Soviet Union. ... See More +

Brief 94819 JAN 01, 2015

Integrating climate model data into power system planning (English)

Significant multiyear and multi decade variations in intermittent renewable resources hold major implications for power system investments. They have been using extensive hydrology data for many years to represent hydrological risks in their planning. ... See More +

Brief 95787 JAN 01, 2015

Chattopadhyay, Debabrata; Jordan, Rhonda L.

Mapping smart-grid modernization in power distribution systems (English)

Smart grids are an essential element in improving efficiency that is relevant to utilities in all countries - from advanced utilities with robust grids to those whose grids barely keep up with demand. ... See More +

Brief 95795 JAN 01, 2015

Oguah, Samuel; Chattopadhyay, Debabrata

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

The Energy Sector Development Policy Operation for Kyrgyz is requesting financing to improve the financial viability of the energy sector, enhance its governance and accountability while managing the impact of power shortages on poor regions. ... See More +

Program Document 93390 DEC 31, 2014

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

Program Information Document AB7669 DEC 19, 2014

Practical guidance for defining a smart grid modernization strategy : the case of distribution (English)

This report provides some practical guidance on how utilities can define their own smart grid vision, identify priorities, and structure investment plans. ... See More +

Publication 93438 DEC 01, 2014

Madrigal, Marcelino; Uluski, Robert

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Supporting transmission and distribution projects : World Bank investments since 2010 (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97848 Brief
Kenya : first commercial financing for power plants made possible through a series of IDA guarantees (English)
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JUN 01, 2015 97847 Brief
India - Private sector commercial financing framework for renewable energy (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 ACS13036 Report
Cameroon : Dibamba power plant (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96879 Brief
Kenya : Thika power (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96906 Brief
Cameroon : Kribi power plant (English)
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APR 01, 2015 96880 Brief
India - North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 4) : Environment and social management plan for Manipur State (English)
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APR 01, 2015 SFG1014 Environmental Assessment
Keeping warm : urban heating options in Tajikistan - summary report (English)
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MAR 01, 2015 97495 Working Paper
Solar resource mapping in Tanzania : solar modelling report (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 96827 ESMAP Paper
Results-based aid in the energy sector : an analytical guide (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94567 ESMAP Paper
Tools to understand social issues in energy tariff and subsidy reforms in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 97388 Working Paper
Papua New Guinea Energy Sector Development Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93490 Brief
Scaling up access to electricity : pay-as-you-go plans in off-grid energy services (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93786 Brief
Integrating variable renewable energy into power system operations (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93785 Brief
District heating finance (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 94819 Brief
Integrating climate model data into power system planning (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 95787 Brief
Mapping smart-grid modernization in power distribution systems (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 95795 Brief
Kyrgyz Republic - Energy Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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DEC 31, 2014 93390 Program Document
Kyrgyz Republic - Energy Sector Development Policy Operation Project (English)
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DEC 19, 2014 AB7669 Program Information Document
Practical guidance for defining a smart grid modernization strategy : the case of distribution (English)
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DEC 01, 2014 93438 Publication