The manual is a practical guide for city officials and energy experts. TRACE 2.0 software and manual are available at https://esmap.org/TRACE. ESMAP first developed TRACE in 2008 to help city officials quickly identify energy efficiency…
January 1 2018
ESMAP informed $6.5 billion in World Bank lending and leveraged more than $560 million from other financiers. 23.3 million people in Africa are now meeting their basic electricity needs through Lighting Africa. Key knowledge products…
December 31 2017
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 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
The Energy Subsidy Reform Assessment Framework (ESRAF): Toward Evidence-Based Energy Subsidy Reforms - Guidance Notes
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
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