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Armenia - Energy Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)

Procurement Plan 92056 OCT 29, 2014

Spatial dynamics of electricity usage in India (English)

India's manufacturing sector has undergone many spatial adjustments since 1989, including, for example, the organized sector's migration to rural locations, the powerful rise of informal manufacturing within cities, and the development of intermediate cities for manufacturing. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7055 OCT 01, 2014

Ghani, Ejaz; Goswami, Arti Grover; Kerr, William R.

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

Tracking progress toward sustainable energy for all in the Middle East and North Africa (English)

The SE4ALL objectives are global, with individual countries setting their own national targets in a way that is consistent with the overall spirit of the initiative. ... See More +

Brief 90889 JAN 01, 2014

Portale, Elisa; Wit, Joeri de

Tracking progress toward sustainable energy for all in South Asia (English)

In declaring 2012 the ‘International Year of Sustainable Energy for All,’ the UN General Assembly established three global objectives to be accomplished by 2030: to ensure universal access to modern energy services,1 to double the 2010 share of renewable energy in the global energy mix, and to double the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency relative to the period 1990–2010 (SE4ALL 2012). ... See More +

Brief 90890 JAN 01, 2014

Portale, Elisa; Wit, Joeri de

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Armenia - Energy Efficiency Project : procurement plan (English)
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OCT 29, 2014 92056 Procurement Plan
Spatial dynamics of electricity usage in India (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 WPS7055 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Tracking progress toward sustainable energy for all in the Middle East and North Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90889 Brief
Tracking progress toward sustainable energy for all in South Asia (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 90890 Brief