Geospatial Mapping of Mini Grid Potential in High Electricity Access Deficit Countries

  • ISSUE DATE AND TIME: Jun 06,2023 05:43
  • CLOSING DATE AND TIME: Jun 26,2023 23:59

The World Bank is seeking to recruit a consultant (firm or a consortium) to carry out a GIS exercise to identify and characterize potential clusters in the high electricity access deficit countries covered by the Global Electrification Platform <>  (GEP).[1] <>  The scope of work encompasses: i) collection and quality assessment of geospatial and non-geospatial data used in the analysis; ii) identification of all potential settlement clusters as the primary unit of analysis; iii) characterization of clusters based on various parameters relevant to distributed renewable energy (DRE) investment (size; resources; links to agriculture potential; health and education linkages; and any other relevant information) iv) selection and prioritization of sites/clusters based on investment potential and iv) transfer of data; methodology; and code to the World Bank in a format compatible with World Bank requirements at the conclusion of the assignment.[1] <>  The current version of the GEP includes 58 countries.

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