BANGLADESH

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30.04.2021 , Dr. Boidurjo Rick Mukhopadhyay and Prof Dr. Bibhas K Mukhopadhyay

Solar Powering Rural Development: Empire of the Sun

Two decades ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) projected that by 2020, the world would have installed a grand total of 18 gigawatts of...

09.04.2021 , Anil Cabraal, William A. Ward, V. Susan Bogach, Amit Jain

Living in the light: the Bangladesh Solar Home System story

The Bangladesh Solar Home Systems (SHS) Program is the largest national program in the world for off-grid electrification. Begun in 2003, SHS...

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...

Country News

Solar power has proved to offer a very prospective mix of off-grid and on-grid energy that will...

The deployment enhances security and paves the way for increased community activities after dark.

In order to meet growing energy needs, while not destroying the environment, we are slowly trying to...

Grid electricity expanded to the off-grid areas that discouraged SHS consumers to pay back the loans...

USAID is to launch a multi-year project of up to USD 17 million in Bangladesh titled "Bang-ladesh...

Solar pumps have the potential to mitigate climate change and help farmers to adapt to climate...

A project of ‘cluster based commercial solar powered irrigation pumps’ of Bengal Solar with the...

Having fallen far short of its ambition to generate 10% of its power from renewables by last year,...

Ib Vogt and its local partner are facing protests from farmers who claim a planned 207-acre PV...

The driving force behind the policy framework remains the wave of innovators and entrepreneurs that...

Experts for better demand projection and use of renewable energy for power generation.

It is not land limitation but the lack of an effective policy and a responsible organisation that is...

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