eC2: PMR Mexico: Supporting capacity building & public-private dialogue through an Emissions Trading simulation exercise

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

The primary objective of this assignment under the PMR Mexico program is to support capacity building and public-private dialogue related to Emissions Trading Systems (ETS) through an emissions trading simulation for firms with GHG-intensive facilities and other potential stakeholders and participants in a potential Mexican ETS.

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eC2: Myanmar – National Multi-Tier framework Energy Access Household Energy Survey

Deadline: 26-Oct-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – WashinSurveygton D.C.)

A reputed firm with extensive experience in household surveys and, preferably, expertise on energy sector including on-grid and off-grid solutions including mini-grid is sought to conduct the household, community/facility, and mini-grid operator survey to establish the baseline on energy access in the Myanmar using the multi-tier framework approach to track progress towards SDG7 and SE4ALL goal. The survey will be nationally representative and administered to both urban and rural localities. The firm will work with the World Bank-ESMAP to pre-test, finalize and implement the survey. Data collection should be carefully monitored to ensure high quality information. After completing the fieldwork, the firm will deliver the final dataset and summary report to the World Bank-ESMAP. Additional details on the scope of work will be available in the Terms of Reference (TOR).

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eConsultant2:Kenya: Preparation of a Business Plan for the Rural Electrification Authority

Deadline: 24-Jun-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) was established in 2006 under the Energy Act to India Energyenhance electricity supply in rural areas. REA has played a significant role in the sector through the grid extension projects and off-grid solutions. The focus of REA is to play an increasing role in the overall socio-economic development of Kenyan citizens. The Government has set up an ambitious target of achieving universal access by 2020 and has provided increased support to the energy sector so as to achieve the desired electrification goals.

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Launch of 2016 World Bank Group/Bloomberg Off-Grid Solar Market Trends Report

A lively read for companies, investors, governments, and other key players interested in 20160301_OffGridSolarTrendsReportBNEFSolarReport_EmailTeaser_R3the opportunities and challenges presented by the dynamic off-grid solar market. The report tracks the groundbreaking technological advances and innovative business models which have emerged to transform the lives ofmillions through affordable modern solar energy services.

The report: 20160301_OffGridSolarTrendsReport

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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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Successful NL / WB Clean Cookstove Webinar

Every year over 4 million people, mostly women and children, die due to air pollution caused by unhealthy cookstoves and other heat sources. webinar-met-worldbankOn Tuesday, September 29, your Netherlands Embassy’s NL4WorldBank team, in close cooperation with the World Bank Group, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, organized the first ever Clean Cookstove Webinar to address this issue.

How it works

Geared towards the Dutch private sector, the webinar offered the participants the chance to pitch their companies’ cookstove or related product to a group of World Bank staff all working on cookstove projects across the world. Continue reading

Successful NL / WB Clean Cookstove Webinar held on September 29

On Tuesday, September 29, your webinarNL4WorldBank team at the Netherlands embassy, in close cooperation with the World Bank Group, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, organized the first ever Clean Cookstove Webinar.

You will find the audio recording of the webinar here. The initial clip is a preview – click on ‘download’ to hear the entire recording.

 

eConsultant2: Converting Biomass to Energy: A Guide to Developers and Investors

Deadline: 12-Oct-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

light-bulb-297489_640Enhancing access to power is a key priority for the IFC and biomass is an area of growing global importance. The overall objective of the study is to develop a white paper that would help build capacity among key stakeholders, as biomass continues to grow into and become a more important contributor to meet the energy needs in emerging countries.
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eConsultant2: Support India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to Draw up Rollout Plan for Renewable Energy.

Deadline:  24-Sep-2015 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

File:India fields and wind turbines.jpgThe World Bank now intends to engage a Consulting Firm to study the finalized 24X7 plans with respect to Renewable energy and prepare a state wise roll out plan for the implementation of the plans. The consultants will also be required to support MNRE in coordination with the states for the renewable energy aspect of the 24X7 plan
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Building Resilience: Climate Change Helping Contain a Global Threat

Article originally published in the IFC’s Annual Report 2015.

Climate change will hit developing Climate-Change-Story-Bannercountries hardest — posing significant threats to their efforts to tackle water, energy, and food-supply needs.

Developing countries will need large sums of money to cope with climate change: up to $1 trillion a year. The private sector has an indispensable role to play, and IFC is at the forefront in mobilizing private capital to address climate change.

We provide finance and advice for energy-efficient and renewable-energy solutions — such as green buildings and solar power. Since 2005, we have made long-term investments totaling more than $13 billion in climate-related projects. This includes $2.3 billion in 103 projects in 31 countries in FY15. We also mobilized $2.2 billion from other investors.

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