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World Bank Supports Mali’s RE Transition With $22.7 Mn Financing

The World Bank has approved a $22.7 million financing to support Mali’s efforts to improve access and promote the deployment of renewable energy. The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a $22.7 million financing to support Mali’s efforts to improve access to modern services and promote the deployment of renewable energy in rural […]

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IFC Lends $35 mn to Promote Green Projects in Costa Rica

IFC has signed a loan of US$ 35 million to incentivise the issuance of a green bond by Davivienda Costa Rica, the third largest private bank in Costa Rica The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has signed a loan of US$ 35 million to support and incentivise the issuance […]

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Investing in More Resilient Infrastructure Can Save $4.2 Trillion: World Bank

Investing in a more resilient and sustainable infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries can have four times the benefit for each dollar spent, says World Bank & GFDRR The net benefit on average of investing in more resilient infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries would be $4.2 trillion with $4 in benefit for each $1 […]

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Climate Financing By MDB’s Hit Record High of $43.1 Bn in 2018

A new report has revealed that climate financing by the world’s largest MDBs in developing economies rose to an all-time high of $43.1 billion in 2018 A new report has revealed that the climate financing by the world’s largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) in developing countries and emerging economies rose to an all-time high of […]

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Kenya Launches $47 Mn Off-Grid Solar Access Project

Kenya has launched a $47 million facility under the Off-Grid Solar Access Project aimed at the private sector to provide solar and clean cooking solutions The government of Kenya has launched a $47 million (KSh 4.7 billion) facility under the Kenya-Off-Grid Solar Access Project (KOSAP) aimed at spurring the private sector to provide viable solar […]

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WB Grant For China RE and Battery Storage Promotion Project

The World Bank has approved a $300 million loan for the China Renewable Energy and Battery Storage Promotion Project to increase RE adoption and transition The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have approved a $300 million loan for the China Renewable Energy and Battery Storage Promotion Project to increase the integration and utilisation of […]

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3.9 Mn Off-Grid Solar Lighting Products Sold in 2nd Half of 2018: Report

According to a new report, globally, 3.9 million off-grid solar lighting products were sold in the second half of 2018, an installed capacity of 32.39 MW. ‘The Global Off-Grid Solar Market Report’ a biannual report by GOGLA and the World Bank’s Lighting Global program was recently published for the second half (July-December) of 2018.  The […]

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WB Announces Energy Partnership to Support Energy Storage in Developing Countries

The 10th Clean Energy Ministerial and 4th Mission Innovation Ministerial, being held at Vancouver, Canada, saw the announcement of a new international partnership by the World Bank. The Energy Storage Partnership (ESP) includes the World Bank Group and 29 organizations working together to help develop energy storage solutions tailored to the needs of developing countries. The […]

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ADB Agrees To Help Finance 100-MW Solar Project in Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said today it will extend a loan of USD 7.64 million to support the construction of a 100-MW photovoltaic (PV) park in Cambodia. The National Solar Park Project was developed with grants from the governments of Canada and Singapore and envisages the installation of a power plant in Kampong Chhnang […]

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