eC2:Framework for Deployment of Solar-Energy Storage Solutions

Deadline: 23-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) scaling+solar+main+banner

The chosen consultant (or consortium of consultants) must have suitable experience with the technology (e.g. storage technology, global industry standards), markets (industry leading technology suppliers, market trends) and tendering processes (e.g. development of bid documents, management of competitive tenders, and understanding of bankability requirements). They should also have a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly to non-technical audience. People with prior experience of working in reputed national and/or international energy storage companies, especially on implementation of grid-connected energy storage solutions, would be given preference. The team with domestic/regional experience to spend significant time in field, backed by team with international experience in energy storage firms for quality assurance and as an advisory panel. Any changes to the proposed team members during actual execution of the assignment shall not be permitted (barring exceptional circumstances if justifiable). The short-listed consulting firms are encouraged to propose names of actual execution team against proposed positions

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eC2:Framework for Deployment of Solar-Energy Storage Solutions

Deadline: 15-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)solar-energy

The chosen consultant (or consortium of consultants) must have suitable experience with the technology (e.g. storage technology, global industry standards), markets (industry leading technology suppliers, market trends) and tendering processes (e.g. development of bid documents, management of competitive tenders, and understanding of bankability requirements). They should also have a demonstrated ability to communicate clearly to non-technical audience. People with prior experience of working in reputed national and/or international energy storage companies, especially on implementation of grid-connected energy storage solutions, would be given preference. The team with domestic/regional experience to spend significant time in field, backed by team with international experience in energy storage firms for quality assurance and as an advisory panel. Any changes to the proposed team members during actual execution of the assignment shall not be permitted (barring exceptional circumstances if justifiable). The short-listed consulting firms are encouraged to propose names of actual execution team against proposed positions

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eC2: Support to Maharashtra Energy Development Agency(MEDA) for Proliferation of Rooftop Solar Projects in Maharashtra – Thane

Deadline: 31-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC is extending support to Maharashtra Energy Development Agency(MEDA) and would like to engage specific Technical Consultants who would support IFC in conducting review of the existing process of rooftop solar proliferation, identify gaps, provide recommendations and assist in development of IT architecture and application/tool to support adoption of rooftop solar by consumers. The actual proliferation implementation will be done for Thane as of now.

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eC2: Solar PV Consultant

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

The candidate will assist the team on the World Banks engagement in renewable energy sector and specifically on the three projects mentioned above. Such activities will include implementation support to the Grid-Connected Solar Rooftop and Shared Infrastructure for Solar Park projects as well as preparation of Innovative Solar Power and Hybrid Technologies project.

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eC2:India – Energy Access Energy Survey

Deadline: 15-May-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Survey

World Bank-ESMAP would like to hire the services of a reputed firm which has extensive experience in household surveys. This firm will conduct the baseline surveys (household, community and community facilities) on energy access in the four states. In addition, enterprise survey will be conducted in two of these states- Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, and a mini-grid operator survey in Uttar Pradesh. The surveys will be representative state-wide for these states and will be administered in both urban and rural localities. The scope of work could change later, if needed, to include additional states.
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eC2: Senior Water & Sanitation Specialist

Deadline: 03-Apr-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) water

The India Senior Water and Sanitation Consultant will work closely with the EWS team to identify opportunities for water related interventions that could be implemented by the private sector. The initial focus will be on Indian cities targeted for sustainable urban development under a parallel Eco-Cities program; these are Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, and Mumbai. However, the STCs scope of work will not be limited to these cities but also include others where viable water management opportunities can be identified. The consultant will report to the EWS Global Water Lead (based in Dhaka) but also work closely with the EWS Regional Lead for South Asia, the Eco-Cities Program Manager, and the New Delhi based Public Private Partnership (PPP) Team to identify potential opportunities in the Indian water sector.

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Building institutional capacity for rural sanitation: India’s Uttar Pradesh State

Uttar Pradesh (UP), India’s most populous state with about 200 million people, has up2historically not performed well on sanitation. According to census figures from 2001 and 2011, the proportion of rural UP dwellers with a toilet increased slightly during the first decade of this century. However, the population grew as well, meaning that, overall, 13 million more people were defecating in the open in 2011.

Factors which have held back UP’s progress on sanitation include poverty, absence of a robust sanitation strategy, and lack of focus and determination from decision-makers.

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eC2:Implementation Partner for E-Waste management in Bhubaneswar city

Deadline: 20-Mar-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

IFC is hiring an Implementation Partner (an agency/Consortium). The Implementation Partner will be responsible for supporting the Client in executing the on-ground design and Implementation of a sustainable e-waste solution which is inclusive of all stakeholders. The Implementation Partner will be based in and will operate from Bhubaneswar throughout the duration of the project

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Green Signal for Faster Development: India’s New Freight Corridor

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  • India’s Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) program is building dedicated freight-only railway lines along highly congested transport corridors.
  • The World Bank is supporting India’s Eastern DFC from Ludhiana to Kolkata in three phases.
  • Freight-only corridors will make it cheaper, faster, and more reliable to move goods between the industrial heartland in the north and ports on the eastern and western coasts.

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