From the Bottom Up: How Small Power Producers and Mini-Grids Can Deliver Electrification and Renewable Energy in Africa

The guide highlights the ground-level regulatory and policy questions that must be answered by electricity regulators, rural energy agencies, and ministries to promote commercially sustainable investments by private operators and community organizations. Among the practical questions addressed is how to design and implement retail tariffs, quality of service standards, feed-in tariffs, and backup tariffs. The guide also analyzes the regulatory implementation issues triggered by donor grants and so-called top-up payments.

Mini Grids for Half a Billion People: Market Outlook and Handbook for Decision Makers

The report is the most comprehensive study on mini grids to date. It takes stock of the global mini grid market and industry; analyzes in detail the solar-hybrid mini grid costs and technological innovations; shows the importance of introducing income-generating machinery and micro-finance early in the planning process; and provides policy makers, investors and developers with insights on how mini grids can be scaled up.

Model RFP & Concession Agreement for Waste to Compressed Bio Gas Project

The India Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) signed an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, to form a partnership to promote investment in the waste management sector in India. Through this partnership, IFC assisted MoHUA in preparing a model concession agreement (MCA) and a model request for proposal (RFP, together the Model Documents) for use by urban local bodies (ULBs) for development of waste to bio-methanation projects in India.

The objective of the Model Documents is to:

Model RFP & Concession Agreement for Waste to Electricity Project

The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) signed an agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, to form a partnership to promote investment in the waste management sector in India. Through this partnership, IFC assisted MoHUA in preparing a model concession agreement (MCA) and a model request for proposal (RFP, together the Model Documents) for use by urban local bodies (ULBs) for development of waste to electricity projects in India.

The objective of the Model Documents is to:

Singapore's Energy Story

As energy demand grows with increasing electrification, demand management will be a key pillar in supporting the energy transition. EMA will continue to encourage energy efficiency in the industry and households, and is concurrently developing other demand management initiatives.

How Singapore is powering its sustainable energy vision

Commercial buildings and industrial complexes use 80 per cent of Singapore’s electricity. Helping these buildings save every bit of electricity counts.

SP Digital has partnered Changi Airport and Nanyang Technological University to pilot smart meters that monitor energy use. These meters flag sudden spikes - which may be a sign of leaks - and have helped the airport cut operational costs significantly.