Cost Recovery and Financial Viability of the Power Sector in Developing Countries: A Literature Review
This paper takes stock of the empirical and conceptual literature on the financial viability and cost recovery of the power sector in developing countries.
December 20 2017
This report represents part of a study "Energy Efficiency Transformation in Astana and Almaty", which was financed by the World Bank's Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP) - a multi-donor technical assistance trust fund…
November 30 2017
Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF): Identifying and Quantifying Energy Subsidies - Good Practice Note 1
This note provides guidance on how to approach and assess energy subsidies, quantifying them where possible. it suggests a definition of subsidies and describes options for categorizing and measuring subsidies. it also outlines policy…
November 17 2017
Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF): Guidance for Comprehensive Energy Subsidy Reforms - Good Practice Note Overview
The Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF) is a comprehensive analytical toolkit and assessment framework for helping countries to achieve politically and socially sustainable reforms.
November 13 2017
The analysis focuses on describing the patterns of reform without judging their desirability or evaluating their impact. The paper finds that following rapid diffusion during 1995-2005, the spread of power sector reforms slowed…
November 7 2017
Shedding Light on Electricity Utilities in the Middle East and North Africa: Insights from a Performance Diagnostic
Although the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) continues to hold the world’s largest oil and gas reserves and has been able to maintain electricity access rates of close to hundred percent in most of its economies, it may not be in a…
November 7 2017