Bangladesh

Power System Overcapacity Problem in Bangladesh Getting Worse: IEEFA

Overcapacity in the power system of Bangladesh has worsened and threatens to deteriorate further according to a new briefing note by IEEFA. Overcapacity in the power system of Bangladesh has worsened and threatens to deteriorate further according to a new briefing note released by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). Data from […]

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New Solar Energy Plan for Bangladesh Provides Solutions for Energy Security, Rising Costs

A shift in focus to renewables would help to reduce the need for power subsidies or tariff increases A new National Solar Energy Action Plan that has reportedly been drafted by SREDA – the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority – could be a significant and timely turnaround in Bangladesh’s renewable energy ambition. The report is coming […]

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Tender Issued for 100 MW Wind Projects in Bangladesh

BPDB has tendered for selection of project sponsors for implementation of wind power projects of 100 MW (50 MW x 2) capacity at two sites in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has issued a tender for the selection of project sponsors for the implementation of grid-tied wind power projects having a capacity of […]

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BAT Planning Solar Plant in Bangladesh; Boond Solar Awarded Contract

British American Tobacco (BAT) has contracted Boond Engineering Bangladesh (Boond Solar) to develop a 1.75 MW solar project in its premises in Bangladesh British American Tobacco (BAT), a British Multinational established in 1902 and the largest manufacturer of cigarettes worldwide, is planning to set up a solar power plant in its premises in Bangladesh. To […]

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Bangladesh Module Manufacturers Need Stimulus to Maintain Operations: GlobalData

The Solar Module Manufacturers Association Bangladesh have requested for government support after operations took a hit due to the COVID-19 industrial lockdown; Somik Das of GlobalData has commented on the situation. Following the news that the Solar Module Manufacturers Association Bangladesh (SMMAB) requested for government support after operations took a hit due to the 40-day […]

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B’desh Unveils $218.7Mn Green Transformation Fund to Offer Easy Financing for Solar Developers 

With an aim to make financing easily available post-coronavirus, Bangladesh has introduced a USD 218.7 million (EUR 200 million) Green Transformation Fund (GTF) so that soft loans can be provided to solar developers, other environment-friendly products and importers of Eurozone’s energy efficiency components. Moreover, the fund issued is in addition to its existing USD 200 […]

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Bangladesh Gets $185 mn World Bank Financing for Renewable Energy

The government of Bangladesh has signed a financing agreement with the World Bank to add about 310 MW renewable energy generation capacity The government of Bangladesh has signed a USD 185 million financing agreement with the World Bank to add about 310 MW renewable energy generation capacity, which will contribute to reliable, affordable electricity and […]

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Interview with Sebastian Groh, Managing Director and Founder, SOLshare

Solshare’s Innovative Solution for Energy Access Through Nano Grids A Bangladesh based firm that has made it to the Global Cleantech 100 in 2018. That’s SOLshare, the nano grid firm. The company was formed in 2013, when Dr Sebastian Groh pitched the idea of SOLshare as one of the early outcomes of his PhD thesis […]

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SOLshare’s Nano Grids Work In Bangladesh. Opportunity Awaits

Dr Sebastian Groh, the Founder of SOLShare might have started the firm to prove a point to detractors. But now, the innovative firm has acquired a life of its own, spreading out with its nano grids to Bangladesh, and soon, India too. The story of Dhaka-based SOLShare is as interesting as one can think of. […]

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