Africa Utilities

Last year, DHInfrastructure completed a first-of-its-kind study with the The World Bank, African Development Bank Group, and Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA) assessing the performance of more than 70 electricity utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa on more than 60 indicators of financial, operational, and transparency and accountability performance. The data from this study are[…]


Cost Recovery and Financial Viability of the Power Sector in Developing Countries

We are grateful to have had the opportunity to work with the World Bank on “Cost Recovery and Financial Viability of the Power Sector in Developing Countries: Insights from 15 Case Studies”. The paper analyzes the determinants of success for reforms aimed at improving financial viability and cost recovery in the power sector, and the[…]

Rethinking Power Sector Reform in the Developing World

Rethinking Power Sector Reform is a multiyear initiative to refresh the policy debate in the power sector by presenting a comprehensive picture of the reform experiences in developing countries since the 1990s. We are grateful to have been a part of the team that put together the Cost Recovery chapter, which focuses on pricing issues,[…]

NEWIEE’s 2019 “Women Shaping the Agenda”

We are proud to sponsor NEWIEE’s upcoming “Women Shaping the Agenda” event that will take place at UMass-Boston on July 24th at 5pm. This year’s event will focus on the trade-offs of regional coordination vs. state sovereignty. The topic is one we often find our international government clients evaluating when developing their plans for the[…]


Kiribati has no conventional energy resources of its own but has excellent solar potential across all its islands. The Government plans to develop its renewable energy resources to increase reliability and quality of electricity access while reducing its dependence on imported fuel. To assist with this effort, the Government of Kiribati requested help from the[…]

ADB Loan to Pilot Clean Heating Systems, Cut Carbon Emissions in PRC

The Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region is an economic powerhouse―contributing to 1/3 of China’s economy―but is also one of the most polluted regions in the country. Heat and power rely overwhelmingly on coal, contributing to air pollution and climate change. The Asian Development Bank has been involved in improving China’s air quality since 2015: Helping to strengthen policy[…]

2018 NASUCA Annual Meeting

DHInfrastrucutre is pleased to be a sponsor of the National Association of Utility Consumer Advocates’ (NASUCA) 2018 Annual Meeting taking place this November 11-14th in Orlando, Florida. NASUCA members play a vital role in the regulatory process and work incredibly hard to represent consumers’ interest before PUCs . We encourage you to check out NASUCA’s[…]

DHInfrastructure recently signed a contract with the Arusha Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Authority (AUWSA) to conduct a tariff and affordability and awareness study.

The assignment is part of the African Development Bank’s Arusha Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation Delivery Project, which aims to expand and improve urban water and sanitation services in Arusha City. Our work will comprise of a tariff study and a willingness-to-pay study to help AUWSA understand the likely impact of system expansion and improvement[…]

Promoting Good Jobs and Inclusive Growth through Energy Projects in Central and West Asia

The paper “Promoting Good Jobs and Inclusive Growth through Energy Projects in Central and West Asia” by DHInfrastructure’s Nicole B. Rosenthal and Denzel Hankinson  has been published on ADB’s website. The paper analyzes the links between energy service provision, good jobs, and inclusive growth. The purpose of this analysis is to offer advice to ADB,[…]


Documenting an Innovative Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Municipal Broadband Service

DHInfrastructure has been working with the Municipal Light Plant of the town of Leverett, Massachusetts (LMLP) to document the institutional, contractual, and financial arrangements behind the town’s high speed Internet and telephony service.