ESMAP Contributes to $68 Million Relief Fund to Protect Energy Access from Covid-19 Fallout in Vulnerable Communities
Energy Access Relief Fund (EARF), a facility designed to provide emergency capital to energy access companies serving more than 20 million low-income households and micro-businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.
September 1 2021
World Bank-ESMAP Launches Survey on Gender Gaps in Hydropower Sector - As Part of New Study to Support Women’s Employment in the Sector
Women remain underrepresented in the hydropower sector - as they are in the energy sector in general - yet how underrepresented is difficult to determine as sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics on employment in the sector are…
July 19 2021
The project will improve the performance of the National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan (NEGU) to ensure reliable energy supplies to millions of households and businesses across the country.
June 25 2021
Burkina Faso gets assistance to increase access to electricity in rural areas, and to support the transition to clean energy.
June 21 2021
USD$280 million of climate financing mobilized for 2.5 GW of solar and wind projects under the Sustainable Renewables Risk Mitigation Initiative (SRMI)
The Sustainable Renewables Risk Mitigation Initiative (SRMI), launched at COP24, is supporting over 20 developing countries in their energy transition by de-risking private sector investments in renewable energy and increasing access to…
April 1 2021
The course provides practical, actionable guidance and examples for implementers, policy makers, and planners tasked with mitigating urban heat impacts.
March 31 2021