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Solar-powered irrigation pumps in Bangladesh have become a viable alternative in irrigation during dry season to diesel-fired pumps that emit carbon...
The spread of the off-grid power solution in Bangladesh got popularity in 2003 using the stand-alone photovoltaic systems, known as the solar home...
Government has taken an initiative to popularize solar power in the face of the severe shortage of power in Bangladesh. But when the power deficit is...
Lack of coordination among government entities in rural electrification has put state-owned Infrastructure Develo-pment Company Ltd (IDCOL) and its...
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...

Country News

A scheme to install solar lighting and household power, as well as biogas and solar cookers and...

Australian company F Cubed has landed a contract valued at almost $5 million to supply 1,140 units...

The onset of such a dim appraisal would be catastrophic for the country, more than half of whose...

The government will reportedly be ready to tender contracts to install rooftop PV on its buildings...

The densely populated country turns to coal and power imports.

Off-grid solar home systems are improving living standards for people in rural areas of Bangladesh.

Solar energy installation has lost momentum in the last two years as the appetite for the cleaner...

Diesel consumption for irrigation decreased from 4.3 million tonnes in 2018 to 3.4 million tonnes...

Falling costs, driven by technological advances and economies of scale in manufacturing, have...

After getting good success in solar home systems in off-grid areas, the government is now planning...

Firming up the payment system for solar energy exported back into the grid from PV-powered pumps...

Massive coal-based power expansion in Bangladesh is set to propel it into the ranks of the world’s...