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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...

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...

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The growing use of solar home systems (SHSs) in the country is feared to be hard-hit by the recent...

Solar powered and mini grid-connected street lighting will be provided and access to electricity...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced today it will provide USD 45.44 million (EUR 38.81m) in...

It is imperative that we shift our focus towards sustainable sources of energy -- such as wind and...

Under the project, some 2,000 solar water pumps will be installed in 10 Palli Bidyut Samities in 10...

The introduction of project contributed to the 13.8 percent increase in access to electricity in the...

Istanbul-based NGO builds solar energy panels on 5,795 bamboo houses built for Rohingya in...

Bangladesh appears to be swimming against the tide, with the government pursuing high-profile coal...

Bangladesh has a success story in developing off-grid rooftop solar power known as solar home system...

Fostering cross-border energy trade is an important part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s South...

In January SOLshare began work in a tightly packed community where it could connect up to 1,500...

This additional financing will install 1,000 solar irrigation pumps, 30 solar mini-grids, and about...