Energy

Rethinking Power Sector Reform in the Developing World Dataset

Description: 

The Rethinking Power Sector Reform in the Developing World study is based on global data as well as 17 deep dive case studies that included data on 28 utilities, 17 regulators and national power sectors. The dataset provides access to the data collected for the report - including the various indices created for the report and the cost recovery analysis.

Type: 
Time Series

Kenya - Infrastructure assessment for health facilities

Description: 

Health facilities in Kenya were acquired from a local consultant through the KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme. These facilities were used to assess hospital preparedness based on available infrastructure data (GSM coverage, electrification, access (drive time)) and demographics (population and vulnerability to CoVID). Additionally summary statistics were generated at the ward level.

Type: 
Geospatial

Global - COMTRADE flows data

Description: 

COMTRADE data were acquired through 2017 and aggregated at the national level to identify international energy flows. Multiple aggregation methods have been applied, including extracting the most recent year of data.

Type: 
Geospatial

Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE) Application

Description: 

RISE is a set of indicators to help compare national policy and regulatory frameworks for sustainable energy. It assesses countries’ policy and regulatory support for each of the three pillars of sustainable energy—access to modern energy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.

Type: 
Other

Global Solar Atlas Application

Description: 

The World Bank and the International Finance Corporation, collectively The World Bank Group, have provided this Global Solar Atlas in addition to a series of global, regional and country GIS data layers and poster maps, to support the scale-up of solar power in our client countries. This work is funded by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), a multi-donor trust fund administered by The World Bank and supported by 13 official bilateral donors. It is part of a global ESMAP initiative on Renewable Energy Resource Mapping that includes biomass, small hydro, solar and wind...

Type: 
Other

Electrification Pathways for Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia

Description: 

The World Bank, ESMAP and KTH Division of Energy Systems Analysis have developed National High Resolution Dynamic Least Cost Options Plan for Universal Access to Electricity in Nigeria, Tanzania and Zambia. The web-based open source application presented here allows the users to select scenarios based on electricity consumption targeted (Tiers of access) and spatially related fuel costs towards identifying the least cost electrification technology for every settlement at a 1 by 1 km resolution.

Type: 
Other

Global Wind Atlas

Description: 

The Global Wind Atlas is a free, web-based application developed to help policymakers, planners, and investors identify high-wind areas for wind power generation virtually anywhere in the world, and then perform preliminary calculations. The Global Wind Atlas facilitates online queries and provides freely downloadable datasets based on the latest input data and modeling methodologies.

The current version of the Global Wind Atlas (GWA 3.0) is the product of a partnership between the Department of Wind Energy at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU Wind Energy) and the World Bank...

Type: 
Other

Global Electrification Platform (GEP) Application

Description: 

The Global Electrification Platform (GEP) is an open-access, open-resource, online platform that explores options for achieving universal electrification for the countries with greatest electrification deficits globally. The Global Electrification Platform (GEP) is an open-access, open-resource, online platform that explores options for achieving universal electrification for the countries with greatest electrification deficits globally.

Type: 
Other

Eritrea - Electricity Transmission Network

Description: 

Data collected and prepared for a project of the World Bank Group in May 2004. Includes transmission lines, substations, as well as power stations. Includes existing as well as planned projects.

This data is based on a digitized PDF map, and so is intended as a schematic of rough locations of the power network. It is not suitable for applications requiring high accuracy.

Type: 
Geospatial