The World Bank Group (WBG) recently approved the Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) to help expand off-grid access to electricity across 19 countries in the ECOWAS region of West Africa, as well as in Cameroon, Central…
May 7 2019
The World Bank announced today a new program to accelerate the uptake of sustainable cooling solutions, including air conditioning, refrigeration and cold chain in developing countries. The program will provide technical assistance to…
April 24 2019
ESMAP has been supporting the Tunisian Government in its effort to improve the performance and financial viability of the energy sector.
April 22 2019
Loughborough University and the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP) joined forces in leading a UK aid research project to find innovative, clean and modern alternatives to biomass fuels, such as charcoal and…
April 5 2019
The World Bank has announced a US$27 million project to support the construction of a 7MW small geothermal power plant in the Commonwealth of Dominica—the World Bank’s first investment in geothermal in the Caribbean.
March 26 2019
More than 250 engineers and energy-sector professionals represented their countries in Kathmandu, Nepal, at the first regional conference of the Women in Power Sector Network in South Asia (WePOWER), a forum that aims to promote and…
March 11 2019