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Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Texas (English)

The note is based on original work by Marcelino Madrigal and Steven Stoft, "Transmission Expansion for Renewable Energy Scale-Up: Emerging Lessons and Recommendations". ... See More +

Brief 85125 FEB 01, 2014

Madrigal, Marcelino; Jordan, Rhonda Lenai

Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Mexico (English)

Mexico's 2010 national energy strategy aims to promote sustainability and simultaneously increase energy access by increasing the share of renewable resources used to generate energy. ... See More +

Brief 85061 JAN 01, 2014

Madrigal, Marcelino; Jordan, Rhonda Lenai

Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Brazil (English)

Brazil has one of the world's cleanest energy portfolios, with 85.3 percent of overall energy production coming from renewable sources (compared with the worldwide average of 16 percent), and with 75 percent of the country's 105,000 megawatt (MW) installed generation capacity coming from hydropower plants alone. ... See More +

Brief 85060 JAN 01, 2014

Madrigal, Marcelino; Jordan, Rhonda Lenai

Investment potential in EMENA : mapping investment potential in renewable energy, resource efficiency, and water in emerging Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa (English)

This report presents an assessment of climate-smart investment opportunities in a vast region that is both contributor to and victim of climate change: Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa (EMENA). ... See More +

Working Paper 83060 DEC 02, 2013

Planning for higher oil prices : power sector impact in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

A scenario with higher oil prices has important implications for diverting from oil-based technologies to renewables, as well as gas, coal, and nuclear alternatives. ... See More +

Working Paper 85008 DEC 01, 2013

Yepez-Garcia, Rigoberto Ariel; Portes, Luis San Vicente; Garcia, Luis Enrique

Managing the balancing act : energy subsidies and energy affordability (English)

Many Europe and Central Asia (ECA) countries are faced with a difficult balancing act of cutting subsidies to the energy sector while protecting affordability for consumers. ... See More +

Brief 83946 NOV 01, 2013

Laderchi, Caterina Ruggeri; Olivier, Anne; Trimble, Chris

Oil price volatility, economic growth and the hedging role of renewable energy (English)

This paper investigates the adverse effects of oil price volatility on economic activity and the extent to which countries can hedge against such effects by using renewable energy. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6603 SEP 01, 2013

Rentschler, Jun E.

Poland - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Development Policy Loan Project (English)

Ratings for the Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Development Policy Loan (DPL) Project for Poland 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 ICR2605 JUN 25, 2013

Jordan - Energy Efficiency Investment Support Framework Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Energy Efficiency Investment Support Framework Project for Jordan is to increase energy efficiency investments in the recipient's industrial and commercial sectors through building the capacity of Jordan Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund (JREEEF). ... See More +

Project Paper 78256 JUN 19, 2013

Kyrgyz Republic - Preparation Grant for Electricity Supply Accountability and Reliability Improvement Project (English)

Project Information Document 78736 JUN 15, 2013

China - Second Phase of Renewable Energy Scaling-Up Program Project (English)

Project Information Document 81034 JUN 07, 2013

China - Second Phase of Renewable Energy Scaling-Up Program Project (English)

Project Information Document 81148 JUN 07, 2013

Multidimensional auctions for public energy efficiency projects : evidence from the Japanese ESCO market (English)

Competitive bidding is an important policy tool to procure goods and services from the market at the lowest possible cost. Under traditional public procurement systems, however, it may be difficult to purchase highly customized objects, such as energy efficiency services. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6485 JUN 01, 2013

Iimi, Atsushi

How much does an increase in oil prices affect the global economy ? some insights from a general equilibrium analysis (English)

A global computable general equilibrium model is used to analyze the economic impacts of rising oil prices with endogenously determined availability of biofuels to mitigate those impacts. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6515 JUN 01, 2013

Timilsina, Govinda R.

Mitigating vulnerability to high and volatile oil prices in the Caribbean (English)

The past decade has witnessed an unprecedented rise in world oil prices and oil price volatility. Since 2002, the spot price for West Texas Intermediate (WTI) has increased more than fivefold, and this upward price trend has featured significant volatility. ... See More +

Brief 78605 JUN 01, 2013

Yepez-Garcia; Rigoberto Arel; Giannozzi, Sara

Global tracking framework (Vol. 1 of 3) : Executive summary (English)

In declaring 2012 the international year of sustainable energy for all, the United Nations (UN) general assembly (2011) established at the personal initiative of the UN secretary general- three global objectives to be accomplished by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 77889 MAY 28, 2013

Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Bhatia, Mikul; Azuela, Gabriela Elizondo; Jaques, Ivan; Sarkar, Ashok; Portale, Elisa; Bushueva, Irina; Angelou, Nicolina; Inon, Javier Gustavo Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Arabic, Chinese

Global tracking framework (Vol. 1 of 3) : Exekutive zusammenfassung (German)

In declaring 2012 the international year of sustainable energy for all, the United Nations (UN) general assembly (2011) established at the personal initiative of the UN secretary general- three global objectives to be accomplished by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 77889 MAY 28, 2013

Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Bhatia, Mikul; Azuela, Gabriela Elizondo; Jaques, Ivan; Sarkar, Ashok; Portale, Elisa; Bushueva, Irina; Angelou, Nicolina; Inon, Javier Gustavo English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

Global tracking framework (Vol. 1 of 3) : Resumo executivo (Portuguese)

In declaring 2012 the international year of sustainable energy for all, the United Nations (UN) general assembly (2011) established at the personal initiative of the UN secretary general- three global objectives to be accomplished by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 77889 MAY 28, 2013

Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Bhatia, Mikul; Azuela, Gabriela Elizondo; Jaques, Ivan; Sarkar, Ashok; Portale, Elisa; Bushueva, Irina; Angelou, Nicolina; Inon, Javier Gustavo English, Russian, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Chinese

Global tracking framework (Vol. 1 of 3) : Executive summary (Russian)

In declaring 2012 the international year of sustainable energy for all, the United Nations (UN) general assembly (2011) established at the personal initiative of the UN secretary general- three global objectives to be accomplished by 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 77889 MAY 28, 2013

Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh; Bhatia, Mikul; Azuela, Gabriela Elizondo; Jaques, Ivan; Sarkar, Ashok; Portale, Elisa; Bushueva, Irina; Angelou, Nicolina; Inon, Javier Gustavo English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Arabic, Chinese

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Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Texas (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 85125 Brief
Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Mexico (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85061 Brief
Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Brazil (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 85060 Brief
Investment potential in EMENA : mapping investment potential in renewable energy, resource efficiency, and water in emerging Europe, Central Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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DEC 02, 2013 83060 Working Paper
Planning for higher oil prices : power sector impact in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 85008 Working Paper
Managing the balancing act : energy subsidies and energy affordability (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83946 Brief
Oil price volatility, economic growth and the hedging role of renewable energy (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6603 Policy Research Working Paper
Poland - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Development Policy Loan Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2013 ICR2605 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Jordan - Energy Efficiency Investment Support Framework Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 19, 2013 78256 Project Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Preparation Grant for Electricity Supply Accountability and Reliability Improvement Project (English)
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JUN 15, 2013 78736 Project Information Document
China - Second Phase of Renewable Energy Scaling-Up Program Project (English)
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JUN 07, 2013 81034 Project Information Document
China - Second Phase of Renewable Energy Scaling-Up Program Project (English)
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JUN 07, 2013 81148 Project Information Document
Uganda-Partial Risk Guarantee for Renewable Energy Development Program : Uganda - Partial Risk Guarantee for Renewable Energy Development Program Project (English)
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JUN 05, 2013 AB7287 Project Information Document
Multidimensional auctions for public energy efficiency projects : evidence from the Japanese ESCO market (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6485 Policy Research Working Paper
How much does an increase in oil prices affect the global economy ? some insights from a general equilibrium analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6515 Policy Research Working Paper
Mitigating vulnerability to high and volatile oil prices in the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78605 Brief
Global tracking framework (Vol. 1 of 3) : Executive summary (English)
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MAY 28, 2013 77889 Working Paper Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Arabic, Chinese
Global tracking framework (Vol. 1 of 3) : Exekutive zusammenfassung (German)
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MAY 28, 2013 77889 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
Global tracking framework (Vol. 1 of 3) : Resumo executivo (Portuguese)
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MAY 28, 2013 77889 Working Paper English, Russian, Spanish, German, French, Arabic, Chinese
Global tracking framework (Vol. 1 of 3) : Executive summary (Russian)
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MAY 28, 2013 77889 Working Paper English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Arabic, Chinese