World Bank the cause of high energy costs.

Someone after the debate on Electrifying Manchester, mentioned that it is the World Bank which is controlling energy tariffs, especially in the Global South.  They are the people who are pushing big energy projects, which do not really provide the poor with energy.  A couple of sites today, cover some of this issue:

Are Big Banks botching one of the greatest cleantech opportunities of all?

Though this article states the USA will not fund coal power, I do not stop the World Bank from doing so:

End of public money for coal power