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  • Madagascar
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  • World Bank (WB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-06-30
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Borrower or Client: Ministry of Finance Economy and Budget
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  • Energy
Investment Amount (USD): $ 0.30 million
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Project Cost (USD): $ 0.30 million
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Original disclosure @ WB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-09-23
Disclosure Date: 2016-05-19
Madagascar Scaling Renewable Energy Program (SREP) Investment Plan (IP)

Project Description
The proposed project is complementary to other support provided by the Bank. The Bank is currently implementing technical assistance, financed by the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP), which is mapping the potential of small hydropower projects (less than 20 MW). This will improve datasets and increase the awareness of stakeholders (both Government and private sector) for facilitating the development of this renewable energy resource. Most importantly, it will create opportunities to lower the cost of generation, green the energy mix, and foster private sector participation in hydro generation. This activity will provide an indication of the sites with the best potential for electricity generation. The Bank is also supporting the Electricity Sector Operations and Governance Improvement Project (ESOGIP), under which it is developing of a Least Cost Power Development Plan (LCPDP), a tariff study, and an Electrification Strategy Access strategy. The project also seeks to improve the performance of JIRAMA (which should help making it a healthier utility and more able to enter into IPP arrangements in the future). The Government has equally requested support through the IFC-led Scaling Solar initiative and it is possible that SREP funds could be used to support this.
Investment Description
Contact Information
Borrower/Client/Recipient Name: Ministry of Finance Economy and Budget Contact: Mme Haingotiana Rahaniraka Title: Chef de Service de la Gestion de la Dette Extérieure, Direct Tel: Email: haingo_rahan@yahoo.fr Implementing Agencies Name: Ministry of Energy Contact: Olga RASAMIMANANA Title: Ms. Tel: 261348341006 Email: sg@energie.gov.mg ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.
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