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Infrastructure gap in South Asia : infrastructure needs, prioritization, and financing (English)

If the South Asia region hopes to meet its development goals and not risk slowing down or even halting growth, poverty alleviation, and shared prosperity, it is essential to make closing its huge infrastructure gap a priority. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7032 SEP 01, 2014

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

Infrastructure, growth, and inequality : an overview (English)

Academics and policy makers have long considered an adequate supply of infrastructure services to be essential for economic development. This paper reviews recent theoretical and empirical literature on the effects of infrastructure development on growth and income distribution. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7034 SEP 01, 2014

Calderon, Cesar; Serven, Luis

Senegal - Dakar Diamniadio Toll Highway Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marches (French)

Procurement Plan 90295 AUG 31, 2014

Ho Chi Minh City Power Corporation Distribution Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 90529 JUL 30, 2014

Distributed private energy projects : supporting electrification goals in low-income countries (English)

Unreliable electricity supply hinders economic growth in low-income countries. The private sector can play a significant role in supporting national power goals through small-scale ‘alternative private supply of power,’ or APS. ... See More +

Viewpoint 90760 JUL 01, 2014

Moreno, Alejandro; Desai, Vyjayanti

Republic of South Sudan - Analysis of Juba distribution network and capacity building needs in the electricity sector : advisory services document - consultant's summary report (English)

This section of the report aims to provide an analysis and propose specific technical plans for investment in the Juba distribution network to carry out emergency upgrades (as a short term measure) and to enable it to absorb possible power that is foreseen to be delivered from possible increase in supply (such as, through the Fula Rapids HPP). ... See More +

Working Paper ACS84995 JUN 30, 2014

Ahmed, Saleh; Khan, Fouzul Kabir; Sakai, Atsumasa; Kitchlu, Rahul

Indonesia - Java-Bali Power Sector Restructuring and Strengthening Project (English)

Ratings for the Java-Bali Power Sector Restructuring and Strengthening Project for Indonesia were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3015 JUN 25, 2014

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

Myanmar - Myingyan Power Generation Project (MPGP) (English)

Project Information Document 90081 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

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

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

Russian

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

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

English

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

Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French

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

Board Summary 87878 MAY 01, 2014

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Infrastructure gap in South Asia : infrastructure needs, prioritization, and financing (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7032 Policy Research Working Paper
Infrastructure, growth, and inequality : an overview (English)
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SEP 01, 2014 WPS7034 Policy Research Working Paper
Senegal - Dakar Diamniadio Toll Highway Project : procurement plan : Plan de passation de marches (French)
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AUG 31, 2014 90295 Procurement Plan
Africa - Regional Communications Infrastructure Program for Rwanda Project (RCIPRW) : procurement plan (English)
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AUG 17, 2014 90018 Procurement Plan
Ho Chi Minh City Power Corporation Distribution Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUL 30, 2014 90529 Procurement Plan
Distributed private energy projects : supporting electrification goals in low-income countries (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 90760 Viewpoint
Republic of South Sudan - Analysis of Juba distribution network and capacity building needs in the electricity sector : advisory services document - consultant's summary report (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 ACS84995 Working Paper
Indonesia - Java-Bali Power Sector Restructuring and Strengthening Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 ICR3015 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
Myanmar - Myingyan Power Generation Project (MPGP) (English)
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JUN 23, 2014 90081 Project Information Document
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
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
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 Russian
Heat tariff reform and social impact mitigation : recommendations for a sustainable district heating sector in Belarus (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2014 89695 Working Paper English
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 Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French
Nigeria - Power Sector Guarantees Project : chair summary (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 87878 Board Summary