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Nepal - SREP-Supported Extended Biogas Project (English)

The SREP- Supported Extended Biogas Project development objective is to promote large off-grid biogas energy generation in Nepal. SREP seeks to deliver two primary categories of benefits from the use of its financial support: (i) increased access to renewable energy and (ii) increased production of renewable energy. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD762 AUG 01, 2014

Rwanda - Sustainable Energy Development Project (English)

Ratings for the Sustainable Energy Development Project for Rwanda were as follows: outcomes were satisfactory, the risk to global environment outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3092 JUL 30, 2014

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

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

This knowledge note is the second of three case studies that concerns scaling up access to electricity in Africa, Bangladesh, and Rwanda. Since its inception in 2003, Bangladesh's solar home system program has installed about three million electrification systems in rural households, two-thirds of them in the last three years. ... See More +

Brief 88702 JUN 13, 2014

Sadeque, Zubair; Rysankova, Dana; Elahi, Raihan; Soni, Ruchi

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

Bangladesh - Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project : additional financing (English)

The development objectives of the Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project for Bangladesh are to increase access to clean energy in rural areas through renewable energy and to promote more efficient energy consumption. ... See More +

Project Paper 88000 MAY 23, 2014

Understanding the differences between cookstoves (English)

The growing interest in clean cooking, with its potential benefits for human health, environmental protection, and climate change, has prompted development specialists to reconsider the quality and performance of cook stoves. ... See More +

Brief 88058 MAY 15, 2014

Ekouevi, Koffi; Freeman, Kate Kennedy; Soni, Ruchi

Baseline and feasibility assessment for alternative cooking fuels in Senegal (English)

This report was prepared by Practical Action Consulting for the Africa Clean Cooking Energy Solutions (ACCES) initiative of the World Bank. Most of Sub-Saharan Africa continues to rely overwhelmingly on traditional fuels and cooking technologies, both of which are a major cause of death and illness as well as a range of socio-economic and environmental problems. ... See More +

Working Paper 88451 MAY 01, 2014

Vianello, Mattia; Practical Action Consulting; Bloomfield, Ewan; Ndour, Abdou; Sarra, Secou; Gueye, Yacine Diagne; Khennas, Smail; Lakew, Hilawe

The benefits of solar home systems :an analysis from Bangladesh (English)

The Government of Bangladesh, with help from the World Bank and other donors, has provided aid to a local agency called Infrastructure Development Company Limited and its partner organizations to devise a credit scheme for marketing solar home system units and making these an affordable alternative to grid electricity for poor people in remote areas. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6724 DEC 01, 2013

Samad, Hussain A.; Khandker, Shahidur R.; Asaduzzaman, M.; Yunus, Mohammad

Morocco - Public expenditure review and institutional analysis of the climate policy : program of analytical support to the strategy climate change of Morocco : Maroc - Revue des depenses publiques et analyse institutionnelle de la politique climat : programme d'appui analytique a la strategie changement climatique du Maroc (French)

Working Paper 87557 DEC 01, 2013

Liverani, M. Andrea; von Thadden, Mme Sylke; Hamilton, M. Kirk E.; Touati, M. Manaf; Demangel, M. Pierre; Aouab, Mme Jehanne; Bekhechi, M. Mohammed; Belghazi, M. Saad; Gehne, Mme Katja

Mali - Rural Electrification Hybrid System Project (English)

The development objective of the Rural Electrification Hybrid System Project for Mali is to expand access to modern energy services in rural areas of the recipient and to increase renewable energy generation in target areas. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD688 NOV 15, 2013

China - Accelerating household access to clean cooking and heating (English)

Today more than half of China's population relies on solid fuels (biomass and coal) for cooking and heating. Each year, household air pollution linked to solid fuel combustion accounts for more than a million premature deaths in China. ... See More +

Brief 83265 NOV 01, 2013

Chinese

China - Accelerating household access to clean cooking and heating (Chinese)

Today more than half of China's population relies on solid fuels (biomass and coal) for cooking and heating. Each year, household air pollution linked to solid fuel combustion accounts for more than a million premature deaths in China. ... See More +

Brief 83265 NOV 01, 2013

English

Bioenergy development : issues and impacts for poverty and natural resource management (Farsi)

This study provides an overview of current and future bioenergy developments, describes the impacts related to poverty and the environment, assesses the opportunities and challenges, and outlines how future World Bank activities related to bioenergy may be linked to poverty alleviation and environmental protection. ... See More +

Publication 52454 NOV 01, 2013

Cushion, Elizabeth; Whiterman, Adrian; Dieterle, Gerhard English, Spanish

Benin - Increased Access to Modern Energy Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

The objective of the Increased Access to Modern Energy Project is to improve reliability and efficiency of, and access to, modern energy services in Benin. ... See More +

Project Paper 82524 OCT 14, 2013

Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking (English)

Forty percent of Indonesia's more than 60 million households continue to rely heavily on traditional biomass fuels for cooking. Household air pollution from solid fuel combustion is linked to some 165,000 premature deaths in Indonesia each year. ... See More +

Brief 81226 SEP 01, 2013

Zhang, Yabei; Tuntivate, Voravate; Aristanti, Christina; Wu, Yun Bahasa (Indonesian)

Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking : Menuju akses universal memasak bersih tanpa polusi (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Forty percent of Indonesia's more than 60 million households continue to rely heavily on traditional biomass fuels for cooking. Household air pollution from solid fuel combustion is linked to some 165,000 premature deaths in Indonesia each year. ... See More +

Brief 81226 SEP 01, 2013

Zhang, Yabei; Tuntivate, Voravate; Aristanti, Christina; Wu, Yun English

China - Accelerating household access to clean cooking and heating (English)

The China Clean Stove Initiative (CSI), a collaborative effort of the Chinese government and the World Bank, aims to scale up access to clean cooking and heating stoves for poor, primarily rural households, who are likely to continue using solid fuels beyond 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 81495 SEP 01, 2013

Chinese

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Nepal - SREP-Supported Extended Biogas Project (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 PAD762 Project Appraisal Document
Rwanda - Sustainable Energy Development Project (English)
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JUL 30, 2014 ICR3092 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Sri Lanka - Renewable Energy for Rural Economic Development Project (English)
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JUN 25, 2014 88547 Project Performance Assessment Report
Scaling up access to electricity : the case of Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 13, 2014 88702 Brief
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
Bangladesh - Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 23, 2014 88000 Project Paper
Understanding the differences between cookstoves (English)
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MAY 15, 2014 88058 Brief
Bangladesh-RERED II Additional Financing : Bangladesh - Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project : additional financing (English)
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MAY 02, 2014 AC7118 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
Baseline and feasibility assessment for alternative cooking fuels in Senegal (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 88451 Working Paper
Bangladesh-RERED II Additional Financing : Bangladesh - Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development Project : additional financing (English)
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APR 11, 2014 AB7563 Project Information Document
The benefits of solar home systems :an analysis from Bangladesh (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6724 Policy Research Working Paper
Morocco - Public expenditure review and institutional analysis of the climate policy : program of analytical support to the strategy climate change of Morocco : Maroc - Revue des depenses publiques et analyse institutionnelle de la politique climat : programme d'appui analytique a la strategie changement climatique du Maroc (French)
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DEC 01, 2013 87557 Working Paper
Mali - Rural Electrification Hybrid System Project (English)
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NOV 15, 2013 PAD688 Project Appraisal Document
China - Accelerating household access to clean cooking and heating (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83265 Brief Chinese
China - Accelerating household access to clean cooking and heating (Chinese)
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NOV 01, 2013 83265 Brief English
Bioenergy development : issues and impacts for poverty and natural resource management (Farsi)
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NOV 01, 2013 52454 Publication English, Spanish
Benin - Increased Access to Modern Energy Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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OCT 14, 2013 82524 Project Paper
Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81226 Brief Bahasa (Indonesian)
Indonesia - Toward universal access to clean cooking : Menuju akses universal memasak bersih tanpa polusi (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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SEP 01, 2013 81226 Brief English
China - Accelerating household access to clean cooking and heating (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81495 Working Paper Chinese