eC2: Clean Energy & Resource Efficiency Unit seeks Strategy Consultant

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 indexof 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.

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eC2: Estimating Current and Diachronic Charcoal Production and Consumption Trends

Deadline: 21-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) index

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.
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eC2: Fuelwood Demand Assessment and Analysis

Deadline: 25-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)solar-energy

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.

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eC2:Afghanistan Energy Study Activity2: Financial, Economic and Community Modality Assessment

Deadline: 04-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) India Energy

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.
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eC2: Assessment of floating PV potential for Pakistan

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 scaling+solar+main+bannerseeking 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.

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eC2: Small Hydropower Mapping in Lao

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 esmapEnergy 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.

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eC2: Feasibility study (Regulatory and Market analysis) for a 500 MW Combined Cycle Gas Turbine

Deadline: 03-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) gas.jpg
The Feasibility Study (the Study) shall be comprised of the Regulatory and Market Analysis. It shall be performed by extensive research of publicly available information, regarding the Albanian and regional markets, on regulatory and market developments and assessment of those markets. The results of the Regulatory Analysis will be synthesized in plausible regulatory cases for Albania within the region depending on the withdrawal of coal fired capacity, in RES and sustainability obligations; the gas market developments and; the degree of harmonization of cross-border trading. The Study will also develop plausible macroeconomic scenarios for Albania and the region but with granularity of assumptions on a country by country level. The macroeconomic scenarios will be combined with the regulatory cases to produce combination of scenarios which will then form the basis of the subsequent Market Analysis.

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eC2:Communications to Support Myanmar Energy Sector

Deadline: 16-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The objective of the assignment is to help MOEE communicate with the public and stakeholders more proactively and effectively in order to support the overall development of Myanmars electricity sector.

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eC2: Preparation of a Kenya Electricity Sector Investment Prospectus for 2017-2020

Deadline: 16-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum in Kenya is mandated to develop and promote esmapenergy technologies in the country. The mission of the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum is to facilitate provision of clean, sustainable, affordable, competitive, reliable and secure energy services for national development while protecting the environment. The Ministry’s vision is to promote equitable access to quality energy services at least cost while protecting the environment.

The overall objective of this consultancy is to facilitate the development and publication of Kenya’s electricity sector investment plan for the period 2017-2020, to meet the stated goals and objectives on energy provision, as well as adhere to international best practice.

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eC2: Assessment of Battery Energy Storage Applications in the West African Power Pool Utilities and Countries

Deadline: 23-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The work under this project will be done through the three major tasks described below:solar-energy
1. Feasibility study of energy storage for frequency support in WAPP power system

2. Assessment of energy storage applications in WAPP countries (on grid systems and off-grid mini grids, building/factory storage, etc.)

3. Financial assessment of incorporating energy storage for grid support

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