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ASTAE : annual status report FY13 (English)

Fiscal Year 2013 was the second year of the four-year FY2012-2015 Business Plan for the Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF), which now exceeds US$24 million. ... See More +

Working Paper 89494 JUL 01, 2014

Armenia - Energy Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 88852 JUN 18, 2014

Capturing the multi-dimensionality of energy access (English)

There are two initial challenges in defining and measuring energy access: the absence of a universal definition of energy access and the difficulty of measuring any definition in an accurate manner. ... See More +

Brief 88699 JUN 13, 2014

Bhatia, Mikul; Angelou, Nicolina

Scaling up access to electricity : the case of lighting Africa (English)

This knowledge note is the first of three case studies that concerns scaling up access to electricity in Africa, Bangladesh, and Rwanda. Lighting Africa, a joint IFC and World Bank program launched in 2007, was the first private-sector-oriented effort to leverage new LED lighting technologies to build sustainable markets that provide safe, affordable, and modern off-grid lighting to communities in Africa that lack access to electricity. ... See More +

Brief 88701 JUN 13, 2014

Murphy, Daniel; Sharma, Arsh

Assessment of household energy deprivation in Tajikistan : policy options for socially responsible reform in the energy sector (English)

Every year an estimated seventy percent of Tajikistan's population suffers from severe electricity shortages in winter. The energy sector was affected by dramatic changes over the last few decades - regional energy cooperation was disrupted after the break-up of the Soviet Union, gas imports were interrupted, and the state was unable to invest adequately in the maintenance of the national energy infrastructure. ... See More +

Energy Study 88837 JUN 01, 2014

Swinkels, Rob Russian

Economics of transiting to renewable energy in Morocco : a general equilibrium analysis (English)

Morocco has set an ambitious target of supplying 42 percent of electricity through renewable sources, 14 percent each through hydro, wind, and solar, by 2020. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6940 JUN 01, 2014

Timilsina, Govinda R.; Landis, Florian

Assessment of household energy deprivation in Tajikistan : policy options for socially responsible reform in the energy sector (English)

Tajikistan has a vast unmet demand for electricity and severe load shedding occurs. Despite high connection rates (99 percent), approximately seventy percent of the population, predominantly in rural areas and small towns, faces severe electricity shortages each winter. ... See More +

Energy Study 89243 JUN 01, 2014

Assessment of household energy deprivation in Tajikistan : policy options for socially responsible reform in the energy sector (Russian)

Every year an estimated seventy percent of Tajikistan's population suffers from severe electricity shortages in winter. The energy sector was affected by dramatic changes over the last few decades - regional energy cooperation was disrupted after the break-up of the Soviet Union, gas imports were interrupted, and the state was unable to invest adequately in the maintenance of the national energy infrastructure. ... See More +

Energy Study 88837 JUN 01, 2014

Swinkels, Rob English

Income and energy consumption in Mexican households (English)

The analysis of household energy consumption patterns is critical for evaluating public mechanisms, such as subsidies and social tariffs that aim to provide lower income earners with better access to energy sources. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6864 MAY 01, 2014

Rodriguez-Oreggia, Eduardo; Yepez-Garcia, Rigoberto

Scaling up energy efficiency in buildings in the Western Balkans : energy services market development - guidance note (English)

The development of private sector energy service providers (ESPs), including energy service companies (ESCOs), that specialize in energy efficiency (EE) project development and implementation can help overcome some of the important barriers to scaling up implementation of energy efficiency (EE) projects, particularly in the public sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 89320 MAY 01, 2014

Limaye, Dilip; Singh, Jas; Hofer, Kathrin

Congo, Democratic Republic of - Mid-Size Hydropower Technical Assistance Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 13 of 13) : Etudes environnementales et sociales relatives au projet Inga 3 y inclus la nouvelle ligne de transmission jusqu'a la frontiere zambienne (French)

The proposed Project is to contribute to the cost-effective development of Inga 3 and mid-size hydropower projects under balanced public-private partnerships. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4241 MAY 01, 2014

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 FEB 24, 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 FEB 24, 2014

Madrigal, Marcelino; Jordan, Rhonda Lenai

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 24, 2014

Madrigal, Marcelino; Jordan, Rhonda Lenai

Doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix (English)

Developed and developing countries alike are increasingly motivated by the benefits offered by renewable energy, including enhanced energy security, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and local envi¬ronmental impacts, increased economic and industrial development, and more options for reliable and modern energy access. ... See More +

Brief 90774 JAN 01, 2014

Elizondo Azuela, Gabriela; Bushueva, Irina

Doubling the rate of improvement of energy efficiency (English)

Over the 20-year period between 1990 and 2010, strong demo¬graphic and economic growth around the world caused global primary energy consumption to grow at a compound annual rate of 2 percent annually. ... See More +

Brief 90775 JAN 01, 2014

Sinton, Jonathan; Sarkar, Ashok; Jaques, Ivan; Bushueva, Irina

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 +

Energy Study 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

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ASTAE : annual status report FY13 (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89494 Working Paper
Armenia - Energy Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)
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JUN 18, 2014 88852 Procurement Plan
Capturing the multi-dimensionality of energy access (English)
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JUN 13, 2014 88699 Brief
Scaling up access to electricity : the case of lighting Africa (English)
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JUN 13, 2014 88701 Brief
Assessment of household energy deprivation in Tajikistan : policy options for socially responsible reform in the energy sector (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88837 Energy Study Russian
Economics of transiting to renewable energy in Morocco : a general equilibrium analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6940 Policy Research Working Paper
Assessment of household energy deprivation in Tajikistan : policy options for socially responsible reform in the energy sector (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 89243 Energy Study
Assessment of household energy deprivation in Tajikistan : policy options for socially responsible reform in the energy sector (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2014 88837 Energy Study English
Income and energy consumption in Mexican households (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6864 Policy Research Working Paper
Scaling up energy efficiency in buildings in the Western Balkans : energy services market development - guidance note (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89320 Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Mid-Size Hydropower Technical Assistance Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 13 of 13) : Etudes environnementales et sociales relatives au projet Inga 3 y inclus la nouvelle ligne de transmission jusqu'a la frontiere zambienne (French)
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MAY 01, 2014 E4241 Environmental Assessment
Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Mexico (English)
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FEB 24, 2014 85061 Brief
Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Brazil (English)
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FEB 24, 2014 85060 Brief
Transmitting renewable energy to the grid : the case of Texas (English)
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FEB 24, 2014 85125 Brief
Doubling the share of renewable energy in the global energy mix (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90774 Brief
Doubling the rate of improvement of energy efficiency (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90775 Brief
Armenia - Energy Efficiency Project : financial statements and independent auditor's report for the year ended 31 December 2013 (English)
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DEC 31, 2013 89614 Auditing Document
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 Energy Study
Managing the balancing act : energy subsidies and energy affordability (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83946 Brief