eC2: Study to identify opportunities for private sector engagements in the refugee hosting areas of Uganda under the Dutch Partnership for Improved Prospects

Deadline: 04-Dec-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The market assessment will focus on three major components of energy including (a.) energyclean energy for Lighting and household appliances (TV, radio, fan etc.), (b.) clean energy for cooking, and (c.) clean energy for productive use (agribusiness, driers, cold storage, etc.) The study would require both primary and secondary data collection and need to be complemented by interviews with local authorities, Ugandan national officials, refugee and host community representatives (including exclusive interviews with women with an appropriate gender lens), UNHCR, active development partners, relevant private companies and a review of relevant literature.

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New International Partnership Established to Increase the Use of Energy Storage in Developing Countries

A global partnership convened by the World Bank Group to fostindex.jpger international cooperation to adapt and develop energy storage solutions for developing countries

VANCOUVER, May 28, 2019 – On the occasion of the 10th Clean Energy Ministerial and 4th Mission Innovation Ministerial, a new international partnership has been established to help expand the deployment of energy storage and bring new technologies to developing countries’ power systems. The Energy Storage Partnership (ESP) comprises the World Bank Group and 29 organizations working together to help develop energy storage solutions tailored to the needs of developing countries.

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eC2: Myanmar Distributed Generation Scoping Study

Deadline: 13-Aug-2018 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The IFC is seeking consultancy services to undertake an analysis of the current market ict_day_card_1and key barriers for distributed clean power generation solutions in Myanmar. This study will primarily focus on the potential for distributed PV solutions providing power to clients on a commercially viable scale, including both grid-connected and off-grid facilities. In particular, it should focus on the market for commercial and industrial customers, rather than minigrids or other residential applications. The result of this study will be a market mapping of the potential customers that could serve as a pipeline of projects for suppliers and investors in the future, including the key characteristics of these customers, analysis of market segments, and a review of the main barriers these customers face in adopting PV solutions. The study will also profile the business models prevalent in Myanmar, to inform potential financing structures that could help unlock needed capital in the sector.

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eC2: Consulting firm for Resource Efficiency and Clean energy Advisory to Textile-Footwear Industries.

Deadline: 28-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) 

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Firms responding to this EOI should have practical experience working with the textile/apparel/footwear sector in Vietnam and/or other countries in Asia-Pacific and demonstrated expertise in developing cost-effective projects to save water, energy, and chemicals and reduce variable operating costs. Interested consultants must have a broad range of capabilities in the areas of firm-level REF scoping/detailed assessments, wastewater treatment and recycle projects, and sector-level capacity building, awareness raising, and employee training. In addition, interested consultant must have experience in developing captive renewable energy projects. Relevant experience working with manufacturing supply chains will be a plus. Development of high-quality reports and other deliverables in both English and Vietnamese in a timely manner will be required. The consultant team must have a local partner who work in related field. IFC reserves the right to modify the scope and/or cancel this EOI depending on available funding.

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eC2: Clean Technology Manufacturing value chain in Egypt

Deadline: 28-Feb-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Government of Egypt (GoE) is one of T&Cs current clients. The country has committed light-bulb-297489_640to improving and promoting energy efficiency driven by the energy security risks associated with the pressures from growing population and rising fuel demand on its finite fossil fuel supply. This shortage of traditional fuels poses a serious challenge to the industrial growth of Egypt. The industrial sector energy demand amounts to approximately one third of final energy production. Yet energy efficiency within industries is not adequately exploited due to high energy subsidies, the lack of an effective policy framework, weak environmental law enforcement, and the lack of availability of clean technologies in the local market, among other factors.

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eC2: ESMAP Consulting Opportunities

The Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) is a global knowledge and esmaptechnical assistance program administered by the World Bank.  It provides analytical and advisory services to low- and middle-income countries to increase their know-how and institutional capacity to achieve environmentally sustainable energy solutions for poverty reduction and economic growth. Supporting over a hundred activities in countries around the world at any given time, ESMAP is an integral part of the Energy and Extractives Global Practice of the World Bank.

Recently they have published several consulting opportunities on the eConsultant2 website.

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eC2: Clean Energy Program in Bangladesh

Deadline: 07-Nov-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)light-bulb-297489_640

Currently, IFC has two clean energy projects in Bangladesh, including, the Lighting Asia Bangladesh and Waste to Energy Scale Up and looking forward to hire one Short Term Consultant (STC) for its Clean Energy program. Continue reading

eConsultant2: Feasibility study of PV hybridization of diesel-based mini-grids in Niger

Deadline: 13-Jul-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The assignment output is expected to inform the Government of Niger, NIGELEC and the AfricaWorld Bank for the design of a World Bank-financed project component that aims to hybridize with PV and expand access to electricity in some of the existing micro-grids (centres isolés) operated by NIGELEC in throughout Niger.
The selected consultant firm will conduct a phased feasibility study of the potential options for hybridization and expanding access to electricity (households, businesses, etc.) of these mini-grids. Options for hybridization may include PV and options for storage capacity during night hours (batteries or diesel). After a first screening of the potential of the mini-grids to be hybridized and agreed technology option, the Consultant will conduct the feasibility studies (including demand assessments) of the selected mini-grids.

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Online event: Climate Action and Green Competitiveness

greencompetitivenessDate: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (ET) / 14:30 – 16:00 (GMT) or convert time
Location: International Finance Corporation Auditorium, World Bank Group HQ & Online

JOIN ONLINE: http://live.worldbank.org/climate-action-green-competitiveness

Speakers:

  • Rachel Kyte: Vice President & Special Envoy for Climate Change, World Bank Group

AM15 event: Unleashing Private Investment in Renewable Energy

Annual Meeting 2015 event
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Date: Friday, October 9, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Peru) / 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (ET) / 16:00 – 17:30 (GMT) or convert time
Location: Pachacamac Room, Lima Convention Center, Lima, Peru & Online

Taking action to scale-up private sector investment in clean energy is crucial to ensuring power for growing economies, securing sustainable livelihoods, and addressing climate change and greenhouse gas emissions.

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