Everest Energy at the SEforALL Forum in NYC

Accelerating Sustainable Energy development through smarter, faster financing. index

Everest Energy shared its exciting new approach to increase the use of Renewable Energy in developing countries with global leaders at the Sustainable Energy for All Forum. The theme of the Forum was “Going Further, Faster – Together” and it was structured as a marketplace of ideas to broker new partnerships, spur investment and drive action towards sustainable energy and realizing Sustainable Development Goal 7. With its new financing tools and its recently launched partnership in East Africa, Everest Energy has a role to play.

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Disaster risk management a top priority on the international stage this week

How many school children can be endangered by the schools themselves? The answer was over 600,000 in metropolitan Lima alone.

In the region, fraught with frequent seismic activity, nearly two-thirds of schools were highly vulnerable to damage by earthquakes. Working with the Peruvian Ministry of Education (MINEDU), the World Bank and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) conducted a risk assessment that ultimately helped make an estimated 2.5 million children safer and paved the way for a $3.1 billion national risk-reduction strategy.

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Energy Mission to Washington, October 23-25, 2017

Washington Energy Mission 2017, Save the DatePSLO Energy Mission to Washington

The Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) Network invites you to mark your
calendar for October 23- 25, 2017 for a joint
mission focusing on the energy sector opportunities at the International Financial Institutions specifically designed to provide an opportunity for the private sector to:

  • Initiate a dialogue with the project officers responsible for energy sector projects.
  • Understand the project requirements and constraints; and their level of competitiveness in accessing bank projects and bank-financed projects and programs in the energy sector.
  • Inform staff of the capabilities and interests of international firms in the energy sector.

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eC2: Designing Manual of Electricity Connection Procedures for Tunisia

Deadline: 08-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

 

The MoCP will be designed and aligned in compliance with all requirements under the India EnergyTunisian Law. It will consist of the two following separate phases: (i) Establishing and developing electricity connection procedures’ principles and (ii) establishing connection charging methodology for Tunisian Company for Electricity and Gas (STEG):
Task 1: developing of electricity connection procedures, containing the principles of the connection procedures.
Task 2: developing charging methodology by designing the principles of the charging methodology.

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World Bank Group Country Engagement

The World Bank Group’s Country Partnership Framework (scd_cdf_report-image_4CPF) aims to make our country-driven model more systematic, evidence-based, selective, and focused on the Bank’s twin goals of ending extreme poverty and increasing shared prosperity in a sustainable manner. The CPF replaces the Country Assistance Strategy (CAS). Used in conjunction with a Systematic Country Diagnostic (SCD),  the CPF guides the World Bank Group’s (WBG) support to a member country.

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Webinar on “How to Complain?”

You are kindly invited to join us for a Private Sector Webinar on “How to Complain”, Theindex webinar will be held on Thursday June 8, 2017 from 08:00am – 10:00am Washington, DC Time.

Description

The 2016 Procurement Framework has enhanced the mechanism for handling of procurement-related complaints. The enhancements are aimed at providing fair, timely and meaningful relief to complainants while avoiding undue delays and disruptions to project implementation.

Register: Please email your interest to: Nancy Bikondo-Omosa (nbikondo@worldbank.org).

Deadline: 5pm, Monday June 5, 2017

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eC2:Technical Assistance: Capital Market Instruments for Financing Renewable Energy projects in Colombia

Deadline: 06-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) India Energy

The general objective of the assignment consists of establishing a term funding platform through capital markets for the renewable energy industry to provide an additional source of funds that would be comparatively inexpensive and could reduce the weighted average cost of capital for a given renewable energy project or portfolio, at the same time that the diversification of innovative financial products is increased, with advantageous cost, such Green Bonds and Asset Backed Securitization, to fund its operations over the mid- to long-term, aiming to attract a broader range of investors to the renewable energy market. As a first step, the main task consists of a detailed feasibility study to assess the viability of securitizing the underlying cash flows or power purchase agreement (PPA), of a given renewable energy portfolio of projects.

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eC2: Specialty Foods Distribution in Jamaica

Deadline: 07-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC is implementing a project in Jamaica in partnership with the European Union, working with small and medium enterprises to create stronger links with export markets. As part of a strategy to access the U.S., Canadian and EU markets, IFC is seeking a Specialty Foods Distribution Firm (the Consultant) to identify and secure distribution opportunities as well as provide technical support to the firms in structuring its operations to meet the needs of the target markets on a sustained basis.The Consultant will work closely with Jamaican manufacturing firms to promote the flavors of the cuisine to these channels, U.S. Chefs and distributors. As part of the assignment, the Consultant will focus on (i) working with firms to develop a strategy to enter markets with a brand that is positioned to sell its products to mainstream consumers in everyday categories; (ii) educate firms on how to do business with sophisticated buyers; and (iii) facilitate transaction sales in the identified markets.

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eC2:Professionalizing Private Water Operators through Business Development Services in Cambodia

Deadline: 05-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)water

The general objective of the assignment is to design, market, deliver and monitor the delivery and results of business development services in order to improve operational performance of participating private water operators in both business management skills and technical skills. This Business Development Services program will be hosted by CWA in partnership with the MIH, specifically with the General Department of Potable Water Supply (GDPWS). Therefore, the consultant is expected to work closely with the CWA and in coordination with GDPWS of MIH in all aspects of the assignment.

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Number of Carbon Pricing Initiatives Nearly Doubled over Past Five Years, says New Report

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BARCELONA, May 23, 2017 – The number of carbon pricing initiatives implemented or scheduled has almost doubled over the past five years, according to Carbon Pricing Watch 2017, a new publication released at the Innovate4Climate Summit today.

Since 2016, eight new carbon pricing initiatives have been put in place – three at a national level and five at a subnational level.

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