The power sector in Central America has been struggling to meet the growing demand for electricity. Watch this video to learn how the World Bank and ESMAP are supporting efforts to increase clean, renewable energy in the region.
October 17 2017
The ESMAP Annual Report 2016 takes a comprehensive look at ESMAP's programs, activities, and results for FY2016 and for the business plan cycle for FY2014-06.
June 12 2017
The ESMAP Global Facility on Mini Grids gathered nearly 300 participants from public and private sectors in Myanmar to share and discuss solutions to advance the deployment at scale of mini grids in the rural market.
March 29 2017
The Philippines’ energy sector has experienced more than two decades of significant change. As a consequence of a major supply crisis in the 1980s and 1990s, the sector was almost entirely privatized to promote competition and boost growth…
November 28 2016
Cities account for 70% of global CO2 emissions. Switching to energy-efficient light emitting diode (LED) technology for their public street lighting could help them to reduce emissions substantially and transition to a low carbon path. In…
November 25 2016
A large share of the electricity and transportation in small island states continues to be fueled by imported petroleum products while energy infrastructure tends to be small and isolated. Representatives from 13 of these small island…
August 12 2015