Energy Resilience for Climate Adaptation (GEF/SCCF) (WB-P149522)

  • Belize
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Sep 12, 2016
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Dec 6, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jan 24, 2014

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Project Description
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The development objective of Energy Resilience for Climate Adaptation Project for Belize is to demonstrate solutions that enhance the resilience of the energy system to adverse weather and climate change impacts. This project has three components. 1) The first component, Long-Term Planning and Capacity Building for Adaptation, has three subcomponents as follows: (i) Develop the capacity in Belize to carry out long-term energy and climate adaptation planning; (ii) Enhance the collection of meteorological and hydrological data; and (iii) Design and implement an Emergency Response and Recovery Plan. 2) The second component, Demonstration Measures to Enhance Resilience of Energy Sector, has six subcomponents as follows: (i) Segment the transmission network; (ii) Strengthen transmission network structures; (iii) Implement measures to enhance resilience of distribution substations; (iv) Enhance the capabilities for better systems operation and management; (v) Improve the communication network; and (vi) Develop a strategy for better vegetation management practices. 3) The third component, Project Implementation Support and Information Dissemination for Knowledge Sharing, has two subcomponents as follows: (i) Disseminate information and engage citizenry on lessons learned and potential for replication; and (ii) Support incremental coordination and implementation activities.
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