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Egypt - Hoousehold Natural Gas Connection Project : chair summary (English)

Board Summary 89740 JUL 24, 2014

China - Shanxi Coal-bed Methane Utilization Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)

Procurement Plan 89428 JUL 10, 2014

ASTAE : anual 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

Optimal transition from coal to gas and renewable power under capacity constraints and adjustment costs (English)

This paper studies the optimal transition from existing coal power plants to gas and renewable power under a carbon budget. It solves a model of polluting, exhaustible resources with capacity constraints and adjustment costs (to build coal, gas, and renewable power plants). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6985 JUL 01, 2014

Lecuyer, Oskar; Vogt-Schilb, Adrien

Ghana - The West African Gas Pipeline Project (English)

The overall outcome rating of the West African Gas Pipeline Project for Ghana was judged to be moderately satisfactory. The Bank and borrower performance ratings were moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report 88918 JUN 30, 2014

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

Sri Lanka - Renewable Energy for Rural Economic Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Renewable Energy for Rural Economic Development Project for Sri Lanka were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, risk to development outcome was negligible to low, Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and Borrower performance was satisfactory. ... See More +

Project Performance Assessment Report 88547 JUN 25, 2014

The little green data book 2014 (English)

This data book is based on World Development Indicators 2014 and its online database. As a reference book, it provides key environmental data for over 200 economies. ... See More +

World Development Indicators 88894 JUN 16, 2014

Promoting renewable energy through auctions : the case of China (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 88697 JUN 13, 2014

Xiaodong Wang; Barroso, Luiz; Azuela, Gabriela Elizondo

Promoting renewable energy through auctions: the case of India (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 88698 JUN 13, 2014

Khana, Ashish; Barroso, Luiz

Exploiting market-based mechanisms to meet utilities' energy efficiency obligations (English)

Electric utilities are key actors in the quest to induce large-scale energy savings among end users. But often it is not enough simply to mandate utilities to achieve a specific target. ... See More +

Brief 88700 JUN 13, 2014

Sinton, Jonathan; de Wit, Joeri

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

This knowledge note is the third of three case studies that concerns scaling up access to electricity in Africa, Bangladesh, and Rwanda. Rwanda’s rapid achievements in expanding access to electricity after 2009 were made possible by one of the first applications of a sector-wide approach (SWAp) in the electricity sector. ... See More +

Brief 88703 JUN 13, 2014

Baringanire, Paul; Malik, Kabir; Banerjee, Sudeshna Ghosh

Biochar systems for smallholders in developing countries : leveraging current knowledge and exploring future potential for climate-smart agriculture (English)

Biochar is the carbon-rich organic matter that remains after heating biomass under the minimization of oxygen during a process called pyrolysis. ... See More +

Publication 88888 JUN 12, 2014

Lehmann, Johannes; Roberts, Kelli; Scholz, Sebastian M.; Sembres, Thomas; Whitman, Thea; Wilson, Kelpie

Turkey - Gas Sector Development Project : restructuring and additional credit (English)

The objective of the Gas Sector Development Project for Turkey is to increase the reliability and stability of gas supply in Turkey by implementing critically needed gas storage and network infrastructure; and support Petroleum Pipeline Corporation of Turkey in strengthening its operations as a financially stable and commercially managed corporation. ... See More +

Project Paper 74709 JUN 12, 2014

Household cooking fuel choice and adoption of improved cookstoves in developing countries : a review (English)

Improving access to affordable and reliable energy services for cooking is essential for developing countries in reducing adverse human health and environmental impacts hitherto caused by burning of traditional biomass. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6903 JUN 01, 2014

Malla, Sunil; Timilsina, Govinda R

Why has energy efficiency not scaled-up in the industrial and commercial sectors in Ukraine ? an empirical analysis (English)

Improvement of energy efficiency is one of the main options to reduce energy demand and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Ukraine. However, large-scale deployment of energy efficient technologies has been constrained by several financial, technical, information, behavioral, and institutional barriers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6920 JUN 01, 2014

Hochman, Gal; Timilsina, Govinda R.

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

Confronting the food-energy-environment trilemma : global land use in the long run (English)

Economic, agronomic, and biophysical drivers affect global land use, so all three influences need to be considered in evaluating economically optimal allocations of the world's land resources. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6928 JUN 01, 2014

Steinbuks, Jevgenijs; Hertel, Thomas W.

Nepal - Grid Solar and Energy Efficiency Project : environmental and social management framework (English)

The development objectives of the Grid Solar and Energy Efficiency Project for Nepal are to: (i) increase generation capacity to supply the Nepal electricity authority (NEA) grid through grid-connected solar farms; and (ii) reduce NEA's distribution losses in pilot distribution centers. ... See More +

Environmental Assessment E4592 JUN 01, 2014

Climate-smart development : adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)

This report describes efforts by the ClimateWorks Foundation and the World Bank to quantify the multiple economic, social, and environmental benefits associated with policies and projects to reduce emissions in select sectors and regions. ... See More +

Working Paper 88908 JUN 01, 2014

Akbar, Sameer; Kleiman, Gary; Menon, Surabi; Segafredo, Laura Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

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Egypt - Hoousehold Natural Gas Connection Project : chair summary (English)
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JUL 24, 2014 89740 Board Summary
China - Shanxi Coal-bed Methane Utilization Project : procurement plan (Chinese,English)
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JUL 10, 2014 89428 Procurement Plan
ASTAE : anual status report FY13 (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 89494 Working Paper
Optimal transition from coal to gas and renewable power under capacity constraints and adjustment costs (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6985 Policy Research Working Paper
Ghana - The West African Gas Pipeline Project (English)
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JUN 30, 2014 88918 Implementation Completion and Results Report
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
Sri Lanka - Renewable Energy for Rural Economic Development Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 88547 Project Performance Assessment Report
The little green data book 2014 (English)
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JUN 16, 2014 88894 World Development Indicators
Promoting renewable energy through auctions : the case of China (English)
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JUN 13, 2014 88697 Brief
Promoting renewable energy through auctions: the case of India (English)
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JUN 13, 2014 88698 Brief
Exploiting market-based mechanisms to meet utilities' energy efficiency obligations (English)
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JUN 13, 2014 88700 Brief
Scaling up access to electricity : the case of Rwanda (English)
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JUN 13, 2014 88703 Brief
Biochar systems for smallholders in developing countries : leveraging current knowledge and exploring future potential for climate-smart agriculture (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 88888 Publication
Turkey - Gas Sector Development Project : restructuring and additional credit (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 74709 Project Paper
Household cooking fuel choice and adoption of improved cookstoves in developing countries : a review (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6903 Policy Research Working Paper
Why has energy efficiency not scaled-up in the industrial and commercial sectors in Ukraine ? an empirical analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6920 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 88837 Energy Study
Confronting the food-energy-environment trilemma : global land use in the long run (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 WPS6928 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal - Grid Solar and Energy Efficiency Project : environmental and social management framework (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 E4592 Environmental Assessment
Climate-smart development : adding up the benefits of actions that help build prosperity, end poverty and combat climate change (Vol. 2 of 2) : Executive summary (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88908 Working Paper Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese