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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.; Khandk, Shahidur R.; Asaduzzaman, M.; Yunus, Mohammad

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 concerns recent developments in the consumption and production of bioenergy. It examines the main issues and possible economic implications of these developments and assesses their potential impact on land use and the environment, especially with respect to forests. ... See More +

Publication 52454 NOV 01, 2013

Cushion, Elizabeth; Whiteman, Adrian; Dieterle, Gerhard English

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

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

Addressing household air pollution : a case study in rural Madagascar (English)

Household air pollution is the second leading cause of disease in Madagascar, where more than 99 percent of households rely on solid biomass, such as charcoal, wood, and crop waste, as the main cooking fuel. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6627 SEP 01, 2013

Dasgupta, Susmita; Martin, Paul; Samad, Hussain A.

Clean stove initiative forum proceedings (English)

The East Asia and Pacific (EAP) clean stove initiative (CSI) forum is part of the World Bank's EAP CSI regional program, which focuses on achieving access to modern cooking and heating solutions in the EAP region, particularly through the scaled-up access to advanced cooking and heating stoves for poor, primarily rural households, who are likely to continue using solid fuels to meet their cooking and heating needs beyond 2030. ... See More +

Working Paper 81897 SEP 01, 2013

Toba, Natsuko

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

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

English

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

Mexico - Hybrid Solar Thermal Power Plant Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)

The objective of the Hybrid Solar Thermal Power Plant Project is to demonstrate and encourage replication of Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Systems (ISCCS) power generation technology in Mexico and elsewhere, thereby contributing to the reduction of global Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. ... See More +

Project Paper 79157 JUN 28, 2013

Senegal - Electricity Services for Rural Areas Project (English)

Ratings for the Electricity Services for Rural Areas Project for Senegal were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory; GEO outcomes were also moderately satisfactory; risk to development outcome was moderate; risk to GEO outcome was also moderate; Bank performance was moderately satisfactory and borrower performance was also moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR2699 JUN 21, 2013

Mexico - Large-scale Renewable Energy Development Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)

The development objective of the Large-scale Renewable Energy Development Project is to assist Mexico in developing initial experience in commercially-based grid-connected renewable energy applications by supporting construction of an approximately 101 MW IPP wind farm, while building institutional capacity to value, acquire, and manage such resources on a replicable basis. ... See More +

Project Paper 78770 JUN 17, 2013

Mexico - Large-scale Renewable Energy Development Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

The development objective of the Large-scale Renewable Energy Development Project is to assist Mexico in developing initial experience in commercially-based grid-connected renewable energy applications by supporting construction of an approximately 101 MW IPP wind farm, while building institutional capacity to value, acquire, and manage such resources on a replicable basis. ... See More +

Project Paper 78770 JUN 11, 2013

Mexico - Hybrid Solar Thermal Power Plant Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)

The objective of the Hybrid Solar Thermal Power Plant Project is to demonstrate and encourage replication of Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Systems (ISCCS) power generation technology in Mexico and elsewhere, thereby contributing to the reduction of global Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. ... See More +

Project Paper 79157 JUN 11, 2013

Should Zambia produce biodiesel from soybeans ? some insights from an empirical analysis (English)

Facing a huge fiscal burden due to imports of entire petroleum despite the availability of a surplus of agricultural land to produce biofuels, Zambia, a country in Sub-Saharan Africa, has recently introduced a biofuel mandate. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6498 JUN 01, 2013

Drabik, Dusan; Timilsina, Govinda R.; de Gorter, Harry

Are biofuels economically competitive with their petroleum counterparts ?production cost analysis for Zambia (English)

With increased global interest in biofuels, Zambia, a Sub-Saharan African country that entirely depends on imports for its petroleum supply, is planning to implement blending mandates for biofuels. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6499 JUN 01, 2013

Sinkala, Thomson; Timilsina, Govinda R.; Ekanayake, Indira J.

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The benefits of solar home systems :an analysis from Bangladesh (English)
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DEC 01, 2013 WPS6724 Policy Research 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
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
China - Accelerating household access to clean cooking and heating (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81495 Working Paper
Addressing household air pollution : a case study in rural Madagascar (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 WPS6627 Policy Research Working Paper
Clean stove initiative forum proceedings (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81897 Working Paper
China - Accelerating household access to clean cooking and heating (Chinese)
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SEP 01, 2013 81495 Working Paper English
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
Mali - Rural Electrification Hybrid System Project : environmental assessment : Cadre de gestion environnementale et sociale (French)
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SEP 01, 2013 E4318 Environmental Assessment
Mexico - Hybrid Solar Thermal Power Plant Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)
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JUN 28, 2013 79157 Project Paper
Senegal - Electricity Services for Rural Areas Project (English)
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JUN 21, 2013 ICR2699 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Mexico - Large-scale Renewable Energy Development Project : restructuring (Vol. 2 of 2) : Data sheet (English)
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JUN 17, 2013 78770 Project Paper
Mexico - Large-scale Renewable Energy Development Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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JUN 11, 2013 78770 Project Paper
Mexico - Hybrid Solar Thermal Power Plant Project : restructuring (Vol. 1 of 2) : Main report (English)
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JUN 11, 2013 79157 Project Paper
Should Zambia produce biodiesel from soybeans ? some insights from an empirical analysis (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6498 Policy Research Working Paper
Are biofuels economically competitive with their petroleum counterparts ?production cost analysis for Zambia (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6499 Policy Research Working Paper