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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

Some of the largest partner organisations involved in the government's solar home system (SHS)...

Experts at a webinar in the city on Saturday said the power utilities in Bangladesh are yet to earn...

When Parvin purchased her solar home system and appliances with Global LEAP Awards financing, she...

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that the country will...

A new National Solar Energy Action Plan that has reportedly been drafted by SREDA – the Sustainable...

Installation of solar irrigation pumps is facing severe obstruction due to non-availability of grant...

Cash crunch is forcing the country to switch to liquefied natural gas, which will do little to solve...

The annual market for batteries is Tk 8,000 crore and easy bikes consume more than 60 per cent of...

The study, to analyse the impact of mobile phones on the welfare of households and the empowerment...

This is to prevent the use of substandard batteries, says a notification issued by the industries...

With a ray of hope, Bangladesh's solar energy industry's 5.8 million decentralised solar home...

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

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