eC2: Innovative approaches to Public-Private Partnerships in smart grid investments: Best practice experiences from government collaboration with utilities

Deadline: 02-Oct-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) solar-energy

The proposed work consists of three tasks: (i) an analysis of innovative approaches to Public-Private Partnerships in smart grid investments and the role of the public sector; (ii) Recommendations for application of PPP models for smart grid investments and identification of a project/project concept pipeline, and; (iii) Dissemination of study findings report, slide deck and supplementing material through internal and external outreach to target audience. The final output will be a report and slide deck. The report will emphasize experiences from ongoing smart grid PPP projects in developed and developing countries and must provide practical guidance on the design, preparation and implementation of smart grid projects that can be used by government officials, utility managers and World Bank Group staff.

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eC2:Sector Diagnostic in Bangladesh Industrial Sector for Energy Efficiency and Conservation

Deadline: 30-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) Energy India

This study shall address the issues on market barriers, technology barrier, financing barrier, policy barriers, etc. Characteristics of the study will examine to the influence towards investment, saving and expected gains for each sector, and successful adaption of the program. The study should recommend on the role of the IFC advisory services in near future for the sector and techno-commercial feasibility of the program.

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eC2: Prioritization of locations for off-grid rural electrification in Tanzania

Deadline:  05-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) scaling+solar+main+banner

IFC is seeking to develop new datasets that will enable faster and more accurate market analysis for DESCOs operating in Tanzania, including household locations and indicators on ability to pay, potential for productive uses of electricity and up-to-date data on national electricity grid transmission and distribution line locations. Collectively, it is expected that these datasets will help DESCOs operating in, or seeking to enter, Tanzania to narrow down geographic areas that could be interesting markets for their off-grid energy services. Datasets should of sufficient detail and quality to inform and prioritize the parallel project on detailed mapping of priority villages and households. In addition, it should enable preliminary assessment of market potentials and be useful in the wider rural energy sector and beyond. The data should be presented online in a manner that allows for affordable updating on a regular basis, with intuitive presentation of the results and prioritization of feasible off-grid villages.  IFC is seeking the services of a specialist firm to develop these datasets and prioritize detailed household mapping; to disseminate them in an accessible manner; and to and maintain the data up-to-date.

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eC2: Prioritization of locations for off-grid rural electrification in Tanzania

Deadline: 05-Sep-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

The project is expected to include mapping using satellite imagery, along with engagements in Tanzania to collect detailed indicators on village potentials. The selection committee will take into consideration the use of local Tanzanian consortium members or contractors in these activities. However, approaches that differ from these two points will still be considered. These datasets should be of sufficient quality to allow detailed assessment of mini-grid potential in villages, and in addition be useful to other rural energy actors and in wider development objectives. The datasets should be uploaded to OpenStreetMap and will also be made available on the platform developed in the parallel project. IFC is seeking the services of a specialist firm to develop this data; to ensure its quality and accuracy; and to upload and maintain it on OpenStreetMap and other platforms.
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eC2: Market Monitoring System for the Colombian Wholesale Electricity and Natural Gas Markets

Deadline: 22-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) GAS

Definition, design, and deployment of a Market Monitoring System (MMS) able to give accurate, automatic, and timely signals to the participants in the natural gas and electric power markets of Colombia by gathering, storing, processing, analyzing, and reporting information from different sources, including transactions of financial products related to the energy markets. The MMS is expected to contribute to the economic efficiency of the markets and prevent opportunistic anti-competitive behavior affecting market prices.
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eC2: Malawi National Electrification Strategy

Deadline:  01-Aug-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)India Energy

The objective of the proposed activity is to prepare a National Electrification Strategy (NES) for Malawi along with an NES implementation plan to support the national electricity access agenda. The NES will lay out the technical, institutional, and financial pathway to achieve Malawi’s access vision. The World Bank is seeking expressions of interest for conducting the activity. Interested firms are requested to submit the same highlighting their qualifications for undertaking the assignment based on the required criteria.

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eC2: Cumulative impacts of hydropower in the Kuri-Gongri River in Bhutan

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

The consultancy services will involve a study on cumulative impacts of hydropower in Kuri-Gongri River Basin. An inventory of all major water uses will be conducted for the Kuri-Gongri River basin in Bhutan, which hosts almost half of the total hydropower potential of Bhutan. This will include the use for hydropower, agriculture, water supply, as well as for environment, social and cultural purposes. Cumulative impacts of water uses and infrastructure development will be studied and quantified. The assignment will be conducted on a rapid basis during a period of nine months starting from October 2017. The estimated work input is 120 staff weeks of which at least 30% should be local expertise.

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eC2: South African CCS Capacity Building Plan for the South African National Energy Development Institute

Deadline: 30-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.) India Energy

The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) has been mandated by the South African Government and parties to the South African Centre for Carbon Capture & Storage Research Agreement (SACCCS) to investigate the potential for Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) in South Africa through the implementation of the South Africa CCS Roadmap (Roadmap). The Roadmap comprises five key milestones and SANEDIs role in the Roadma.

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eC2:Carbon Pricing Simulation Tool Phase 1 (PMR Policy Analysis Work Program)

Deadline: 21-Jun-2017 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)carbon pricing

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.

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