Sustainable Energy Development Project (WB-P160910)

  • Marshall Islands
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Majuro, Ebeye
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 15, 2017
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Government of Marshall Islands
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Energy
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Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 34.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 34.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 22, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Mar 16, 2017

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Project Description
According to the bank document, the project development objective is to increase the share of renewable energy generation in the recipient’s territory, and enhance the reliability of electricity supply and improve energy efficiency in the Project Areas. The project has 3 components include Renewable Energy Investments, Promotion of Energy Efficiency and Loss Reduction Program, and Technical Assistance, Capacity Building, and Project Management.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Private Actors
Contact Information
World Bank Leopold Sedogo Senior Energy Specialist Takayuki Doi Sr Power Engineer Borrower/Client/Recipient Minister of Finance, Republic of the Marshall Islands Brenson Wase Maybelline Bing Secretary Implementing Agencies Marshalls Energy Company (MEC) Steve Wakefield Chief Technical Specialist Jack Chong-Gum CEO 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 You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: