Deadline: 21-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective is to develop Carbon Pricing Simulation Tool (CPST) to support policy makers in modeling GHG emissions and economic impacts of carbon pricing instruments (such as carbon taxes, emission trading schemes, and carbon markets), as part of NDCs and against the backdrop of international climate policy scenarios. The CPST will help analyze the role of carbon pricing alongside other actions.
Deadline: 19-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Stage I: Diagnostic Analysis: In stage I the advisory services will support EVN in: (a) reviewing and updating its corporate vision and mission statements; (b) analyzing recent business trends and the impacts on EVNs financial performance of its operating environment (including legal and regulatory framework), internal resources, and core competencies; (c) clarifying and documenting long-term strategic goals. Upon completion of these three tasks a First Senior Management retreat (senior EVN executives and Board of Management) will be held to debate and confirm corporate agreement to the proposed long term strategic objectives. In Stage II: Preparation of Corporate Strategy and Implementation Plan, the management consultant will help EVN to prepare detailed action plans for: (a) the achievement of EVNs long-term corporate goals; and (b)implementation and monitoring of the strategy, including the linkage of the strategy to EVN’s corporate and annual budgeting process.
In this edition the success story highlights the work of Everest Energy, an Energy partner of the World Bank. We are proud to bring you the details of The Smart Cities KSB and Royal Netherlands Embassy jointly organized Smart Cities study tour to the Netherlands. This event was a huge success and we look forward to organizing more like it.Other important events that will be taking place soon are the Private Sector Webinar on “How to Complain”, The webinar will be held on Thursday June 8, 2017 and the Private Sector Liaison Officers (PSLO) joint mission focusing on the energy sector ,mark your calendar for October 23- 25, 2017.
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 Tunisian 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.
Deadline: 29-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
To support our work, IFC is seeking a Strategy Consultant, who can support the Manager of Cross-Cutting Advisory Solutions Clean Energy & Resource Efficiency Unit [the Manager] in IFCs Istanbul Office for a 150-day contract. The Consultant will perform a variety of strategic planning and project management tasks. These tasks include, but are not limited to the following:
Strengthen and enhance the Clean Energy & Resource Efficiency’s operations and interactions with other parts of the World Bank Group (Global Practices, Cross-Cutting Solution Areas, IFC and Regional Teams);
Provide input, analysis and recommendations across portfolio and operations related matters to support the Manager; liaise with relevant parties to collect and compile data from a variety of sources; conduct analyses; prepare analytical reports and/or presentations for dissemination;
Support the Manager in monitoring and managing deliveries;
Analyzing IFC portfolio and investment pipeline data by drawing from sources such as iDesk (IFCs system of record);
Assist in the development of strategy documents and dissemination to relevant stakeholders;
Coordinate with colleagues from other functions (Human Resources, communications, fundraising, budget, Monitoring & Evaluation, quality, knowledge management) to ensure smooth functioning of the teams operations.
Deadline: 21-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The objective of this work is to undertake the logistical and administrative aspects of a study to examine the production and consumption of charcoal in Haiti. The study will attempt to answer the following questions: (1) How much charcoal is consumed annually in the capital city of Port-au-Prince; (2) Which geographical regions produce the charcoal consumed in the capital; (3) How do these production areas variably supply charcoal consumption depending on seasonal demand fluctuations; and (4) In what ways has charcoal consumption in Port-au-Prince changed over time? The results of this study will produce important and up-to-date data that may inform policy decisions related to tree-planting, land and landscape management, and agricultural projects targeted toward Haiti’s majority, who live in rural areas and rely on agricultural production activities for their livelihoods. Continue reading →
Deadline: 25-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
To conduct a study which will be to: i) ascertain the level of demand for fuelwood in Albania, ii) analyze the fuelwood supply chain, processing and combustion to identify opportunities to increase the efficiency of firewood use, iii) estimate the overall balance between the sustainable supply and current demand, and iv) recommend to government any opportunities to improve the supply and efficiency of heating for the rural towns and villages.
Deadline: 04-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The study would identify the relative merits of electrification options as measured against social, environmental, technical, financial, economic and operational factors and provide guidance on making electrification choices. The analysis will consider the following:
a. Economic cost-efficiency in delivering electricity using various technologies through a community driven development (CDD) approach;
b. Financial viability and long term sustainability;
c. Other attributes that affect sustainability of these schemes including, functionality and reliability, effectiveness in providing management and operations and maintenance (O&M), cost recovery, environmental (local and global) impacts, and social acceptance, among others;
d. It will characterize risks;
e. The assessment will consider community modalities necessary for electricity supply. Continue reading →
Deadline: 15-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group (WBG), is seeking a qualified consulting firm to undertake a market assessment of floating PV.
The purpose of the proposed study is twofold: 1. assess the commercial readiness of floating PV in general, as well as the key issues and potential business models; and 2. identify suitable sites in Pakistan.
The proposed terms of reference (TOR) are attached.
Deadline: 18-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
The World Bank (WB) is initiating a new technical assistance activity focused on Renewable Energy Resource Mapping in Laos, with funding from the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). The initial focus will be on small hydro mapping, with other components potentially added in the future depending on funding availability and client demand.