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Biogas : clean energy access with low-cost mitigation of climate change (English)

With data from the nearly 6,000 households in the Nepal Living Standards Survey of 2010–11, this paper finds that the mean reduction in household firewood collection associated with use of a biogas plant for cooking is about 1,100 kilograms per year from a mean of about 2,400 kilograms per year. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7349 JUN 30, 2015

Somanathan,E.; Bluffstone,Randall

The economic viability of jatropha biodiesel in Nepal (English)

Nepal depends entirely on imports for meeting its demand for petroleum products, which account for the largest share in total import volume. Diesel is the main petroleum product consumed in the country and accounts for 38 percent of the total national CO2 emissions from fuel consumption. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7295 JUN 08, 2015

Timilsina,Govinda R.; Tiwari,Ujjal

India - Private sector commercial financing framework for renewable energy (English)

Report ACS13036 MAY 21, 2015

Jaison,Shiny

Armenia - Geothermal Exploratory Drilling Project (English)

The development objective of the Geothermal Exploratory Drilling Project for Armenia is to confirm whether the geothermal resource at the project site is suitable for power generation and, if confirmed, to involve the private sector in the development of a geothermal power plant. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1243 MAY 18, 2015

Nicaragua : Eolo Wind Farm (English)

Globeleq Mesoamerica Energy Limited (GME Wind) is operating a 44 MW wind farm project through its wholly owned Nicaraguan subsidiary, Eolo de Nicaragua, S.A., under a public-private partnership contract with the Government of Nicaragua. ... See More +

Brief 96918 MAY 01, 2015

The state of the global clean and improved cooking sector (English)

The global clean and improved cooking solutions sector has evolved significantly in recent years. Clean and improved cooking solutions are also beginning to generate attractive market opportunities for local and international private enterprises in the provision of cooking appliances, fuels, and financing. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 96499 MAY 01, 2015

Putti,Venkata Ramana; Tsan, Michael; Mehta,Sumi; Kammila,Srilata

An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)

Co-residence is an important source of support for the elderly, especially in countries where pension systems do not cover most of the population. ... See More +

Brief 96557 MAY 01, 2015

Evans,Brooks Fox; Palacios,Robert J.

Chile - Technical Assistance for Geothermal Development Project (English)

Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet 95452 FEB 26, 2015

China - Hebei Rural Renewable Energy Development Project (English)

The Project Development Objective (PDO) for the Hebei Rural Renewable Energy Development Project in China is to demonstrate sustainable biogas production and utilization to reduce environmental pollution and supply clean energy in rural areas of Hebei Province. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD920 FEB 11, 2015

Solar resource mapping in Tanzania : solar modelling report (English)

This interim solar modelling report provides an overview of the results achieved by modelling the solar radiation based on satellite data and numerical weather prediction models (NWPM) in phase one of the solar resources mapping project for Tanzania. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 96827 FEB 01, 2015

Bernardos, Ana; Gaston, Martin; Fernandez-Peruchena, Carlos; Ramirez, Lourdes; Vindel, Jose Maria; Pasturino Amarillo,Luis Martin; Bermejo, Diego; Liria, Juan

Papua New Guinea Energy Sector Development Project (English)

The objectives of the Energy Sector Development Project are, through technical assistance, to strengthen the policy development and strategic framework for renewable energy and rural electrification, and to attract investors for the sustainable development of a new hydropower generator that will supply the Port Moresby grid. ... See More +

Brief 93490 JAN 01, 2015

Aiello, Robert

Social marketing plan for Indonesia clean stove initiative results based financing pilot program (English)

Indoor air pollution (IAP), caused by the burning of solid fuels including biomass (mainly firewood and agricultural residues), animal dung, and coal in traditional cookstoves is a leading risk factor attributed to mortality and burden of disease. ... See More +

Brief 93918 JAN 01, 2015

Bahasa (Indonesian)

Social marketing plan for Indonesia clean stove initiative results based financing pilot program (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Indoor air pollution (IAP), caused by the burning of solid fuels including biomass (mainly firewood and agricultural residues), animal dung, and coal in traditional cookstoves is a leading risk factor attributed to mortality and burden of disease. ... See More +

Brief 93918 JAN 01, 2015

English

Vietnam - Vietnam Renewable Energy Development Project : P103238 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR15761 NOV 28, 2014

Tran,Ky Hong

Clean and improved cooking in Sub-Saharan Africa : a landscape report (English)

Evidence from the most recent World Health Organization (WHO) survey on the global burden of disease shows that nearly 600,000 Africans die annually and millions more suffer from chronic illnesses caused by air pollution from inefficient and dangerous traditional cooking fuels and stoves. ... See More +

Working Paper 98664 NOV 01, 2014

Kammila,Srilata; Kappen,Jan Friedrich; Rysankova,Dana; Hyseni,Besnik; Putti,Venkata Ramana

Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh (English)

Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in raising living standards and reducing poverty, particularly in previously lagging regions. Rapid solar home system (SHS) expansion in Bangladesh to some 3 million rural households by early 2014 has drawn the attention of donors and governments of other countries. ... See More +

Publication 91349 OCT 08, 2014

Khandker, Shahidur R.; Samad, Hussain A.; Sadeque, Zubair K. M.; Asaduzzaman, Mohammed; Yunus, Mohammad; Haque, A. K. Enamul

Biomass resource mapping in Pakistan : scoping phase report (English)

The energy sector management assistance program (ESMAP), a multi-donor trust fund administered by the World Bank, has recently launched a new initiative to assist countries in mapping national renewable energy resources to inform the decision-making process of governments, private sector, and other stakeholders with respect to renewable energy planning and investments. ... See More +

ESMAP Paper 95316 OCT 01, 2014

Kojakovic, Ana; Maltsoglou, Irini

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

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Biogas : clean energy access with low-cost mitigation of climate change (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7349 Policy Research Working Paper
The economic viability of jatropha biodiesel in Nepal (English)
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JUN 08, 2015 WPS7295 Policy Research Working Paper
India - Private sector commercial financing framework for renewable energy (English)
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MAY 21, 2015 ACS13036 Report
Armenia - Geothermal Exploratory Drilling Project (English)
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MAY 18, 2015 PAD1243 Project Appraisal Document
Nicaragua : Eolo Wind Farm (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96918 Brief
The state of the global clean and improved cooking sector (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96499 ESMAP Paper
An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96557 Brief
Chile - Technical Assistance for Geothermal Development Project (English)
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FEB 26, 2015 95452 Integrated Safeguards Data Sheet
China - Hebei Rural Renewable Energy Development Project (English)
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FEB 11, 2015 PAD920 Project Appraisal Document
Solar resource mapping in Tanzania : solar modelling report (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 96827 ESMAP Paper
Papua New Guinea Energy Sector Development Project (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93490 Brief
Social marketing plan for Indonesia clean stove initiative results based financing pilot program (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 93918 Brief Bahasa (Indonesian)
Social marketing plan for Indonesia clean stove initiative results based financing pilot program (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JAN 01, 2015 93918 Brief English
Vietnam - Vietnam Renewable Energy Development Project : P103238 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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NOV 28, 2014 ISR15761 Implementation Status and Results Report
Clean and improved cooking in Sub-Saharan Africa : a landscape report (English)
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NOV 01, 2014 98664 Working Paper
Surge in solar-powered homes : experience in off-grid rural Bangladesh (English)
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OCT 08, 2014 91349 Publication
Biomass resource mapping in Pakistan : scoping phase report (English)
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OCT 01, 2014 95316 ESMAP Paper
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