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When Rohingya refugees began arriving in Bangladesh, after violence erupted in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State in August, local residents were...

In the last few years, farmers are moving to the solar-based irrigation pumps in different parts of Bangladesh, since the cost of diesel pump is...

To be able to facilitate more off-grid population, the authorities will have to interact with all stakeholders to strike a fine balance between import...

Is it the time to think big, again? Can only mega projects catch the country's attention and lead Bangladesh to becoming a middle income country? On...

An inexpensive, solar-powered ambulance that can fit down narrow laneways is set to hit the road in rural Bangladesh this year, its manufacturers say....

23.08.2016 , Dr. Sebastian Groh

Creating Solar Villages in Bangladesh

For nearly fifty million people in rural Bangladesh, access to modern electricity and lighting remains a distant dream. That’s about a third of the...

15.08.2016 , Rafiqul Islam, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Pay-as-you-go irrigation aims to cut water use in Bangladesh

Farmers will receive smart cards they can use to pay for their water use, instead of paying a fixed cost to middlemen.

Bangladesh achieved remarkable success in expanding solar home system as it provides electricity in vast rural areas.

The World Bank is supporting...

Access to reliable, efficient and modern sources of energy is a key enabler of basic economic and societal development, by unlocking significant...

Watersprint, the Sweden-based environmental technology company, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 50,000...

Country News

Germany will provide 337.20 million euro to Bangladesh for implementing projects in different...

When Rohingya refugees began arriving in Bangladesh, local residents were puzzled to see some toting...

Solar power has also made it possible to provide clean drinking water to refugee camps and the...

Grameen Shakti and ME SOLshare built a platform on which household solar system users can trade...

45 of the remotest villages in the Indian Himalayas now have LED Lights in their homes along with...

Some of the refugees say the panels were among the few precious possessions they grabbed as they...

The transformation of electricity consumers into producers will result in significant renewable...

The boats pick up children from the swampy mainland and float during the school day. The interior is...

It is not just in the power sector, but there is potential for an overall very good future for...

Renewable energy is still part of the government's plan, but it's a little unclear to what extent.

Solar energy-based irrigation project started in Bangladesh in 2010 and Infrastructure Development...

Imports of solar panel, the main component of a solar power system, will be subject to 10 percent...