E-Bulletin
Issue | October - November - December 2017

January 3 2018 ESMAP Annual Report 2017 ESMAP informed $6.1 billion in World Bank lending and leveraged more than $560 million from other financiers. 23.3 million people in Africa are now meeting their basic electricity needs through Lighting Africa. Key knowledge products launched are now shaping energy programs globally and mobilizing investment.

Highlights

November 17 2017
Highlights from the forum include the importance of planning and demand side responses, the role of the private sector, and innovative off-grid initiatives and planning tools to improve energy access.
November 28 2017
ESMAP launched the Global Wind Atlas to help policymakers and investors identify promising areas for wind power generation.
December 21 2017
Through innovative, comprehensive approaches ESMAP has enabled the World Bank to scale up support to countries to help them transition to clean and efficient cooking and heating.   
November 21 2017
ESMAP strengthens the dialogue on fossil fuel subsidy reform during an event at 23rdUN Climate Change Conference (COP23).
November 7 2017
ESMAP's support to the Power to the Poor program helped provide interest-free loans to female-headed households, enabling 83,000 of them to get an electricity connection.
November 17 2017
​​​​​​​ESMAP organizes key event in Nigeria and continues to pave the way for mini grids as a solution to closing the energy access gap in Africa, and globally.
November 28 2017
New ESMAP-funded study outlines energy efficiency improvements in Astana and Almaty to help save up to 25% of energy consumption over the next 15 years.
October 19 2017
Morocco implemented a phased approach to energy subsidy reform. Find out how in this ESMAP Practitioner Exchange Series.
January 19 2018
After almost a decade of successful implementation in more than 80 cities across the globe, TRACE has now undergone a major upgrade. TRACE 2.0 now incorporates almost 100 built-in recommendations for energy efficiency measures as well as simple intervention models for each measure selected.   

Publications

Solar Resource Mapping in Vietnam: Site Installation Report
Identifying and Quantifying Energy Subsidies: Note 1
The Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework
Cost Recovery and Financial Viability of the Power Sector in Developing Countries
Kazakhstan: Municipal EE Plan for the City of Astana
Kazakhstan: Municipal Plan for the City of Almaty
Why Measuring Energy Access for Women Makes Smart Business: The Case of Lao PDR
Shedding Light on Electricity Utilities in the Middle East
Charting the Diffusion of Power Sector Reforms Across the Developing World
Fiscal and Welfare Impacts of Electricity Subsidies in Central America

External Publications

Resources

Events

ESMAP Knowledge Exchange Forum 2017
Scaling Up Mini Grids to Reach Universal Access

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