Africa is home to one of the world’s largest off-grid populations; approximately 590 million people live with no connection to their national electric grid. As a result, large segments of the continent’s population rely on hazardous forms…
February 28 2011
ESMAP raises awareness and mobilizes commitment and actions to effectively mainstream climate change concerns into development policies and programs in Africa.
October 14 2010
East African governments add geothermal power to their energy mix to meet growing energy needs.
January 25 2011
ESMAP's Energy and Climate Adaptation Initiative has registered progress is developing and testing processes to mainstream climate risk management and adaptation into energy sector planning.
September 30 2010
Thrainn Fridriksson, Senior Energy Specialist Geothermal, Renewable Energy Thrainn is part of the Renewable Energy team and leads the work on the Global Geothermal Development Plan. Thrainn supports several World Bank teams in preparing…
March 8 2018
There is increasing interest in results-based funding (sometimes referred to as Payment by Results) from both client and donor countries, but their deployment in the energy sector has been limited in comparison to other sectors such as…
January 3 2012