BANGLADESH

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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...
Access to reliable, efficient and modern sources of energy is a key enabler of basic economic and societal development, by unlocking significant...
Watersprint, the Sweden-based environmental technology company, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to provide 50,000...
Measuring energy access through binary indicators is insufficient, and in some cases even misleading. In this work, we critically evaluate the World...
If you have any interest in the off grid solar space, you would certainly be aware of Bangladesh’s success in promoting solar home systems.At the...
Challenge: Agriculture plays an important role in Bangladesh’s economy and employs 45 percent of the country’s workforce.  Water has been a critical...
This publication is part of a series of six country reports on technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and higher education in...

Country News

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...

For the rural people in the islands, SHS has negative impacts on poverty.

The government will add modules and inverters to the list of imported products which must meet...

When the government utilities moved to these areas, users backed off from mini-grids and opted for...

Bangladesh’s central bank has formed a US$125 million revolving fund to finance technology...

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