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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...

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At present, there are 5,800,000 solar home systems in the country, says state minister.

The government has finally issued guidelines on how solar-powered irrigation system owners can be...

There is no roadmap from the government’s side as to how to achieve the target of generating 10% of...

It asked distribution entities to purchase power from solar mini-grid operators.

Time is running out for the government to achieve its goal of universal access to electricity by...

The Bangladesh Solar and Renewable Energy Association (BSREA) has identified nine key areas where...

SOLshare, set up in 2014, aims to stem the waste of more than a billion dollars in energy each year...

The report predicted that solar energy coverage to households in Bangladesh would increase to 10% by...

The think tank, REN21, found that renewable energy progress faced many challenges including reliance...

Partners of IDCOL want to install solar system at all the hospitals including 18,000 community...

The award highlights in particular the important role mini-grids can play in Bangladesh’s national...

Installers which took advantage of cheaply-priced government finance say customers affected by the...