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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jul 17, 2018

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The government has prepared Wind Modeling by conducting wind research in different beach and river areas of the country aimed at attracting more investment in the power sector. The power division organised a workshop on Wind Resource Mapping at Bidyut Bhaban with power division secretary Dr Ahmed Kaikaus in the chair. Prime Minister’s Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Advisor Dr Towfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury, Bir Bikram delivered his speech as the chief... »
The 2ndCEO Roundtable, organised by Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) at its Head Office on Wednesday, showcased the technology interventions related to energy efficiency measures in the RMG and Textile sectorof Bangladesh. Top executives of the major textile and RMG companies were present in the Roundtable. The Roundtable has providedthe participants with greater insights on emerging energy efficient measures implemented in Bangladesh as well as those considered as global best... »
The World Bank on Tuesday approved $55 million to expand use of clean renewable energy in rural areas of Bangladesh where grid electricity cannot reach easily. This additional financing to the Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development (RERED II) Project will install 1,000 solar irrigation pumps, 30 solar mini-grids, and about 4 million improved cookstoves in rural areas, said a World Bank press release. The project, including the additional... »
Naraynganj City Corporation will produce electricity from waste, first of its kind in the history of country’s power generation. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Narayanganj City Corporation and the Power Development Board on Wednesday at Bidyut Bhaban in the capital on Wednesday. State Minister for Power, energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid and Mayor of Narayanganj City Corporation Salina haiat Ivy were present at the signing ceremony.... »
Solid waste is one of the important challenges human civilization deals with today, while environmentalists consider that as one of the significant resources. With rapid increase in population and urbanization, improper disposal and poor management of solid waste generated in Bangladesh (16,380 tons per day) is severely worsening the environmental condition. Particularly, organic kitchen wastes account for about 70% of the solid waste generation in the country. Bangladesh is a... »
President M Abdul Hamid today reaffirmed firm commitment to further promote renewable energy, more particularly solar one, saying that Bangladesh is always ready to mutually collaborate and cooperate for ensuring affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. “Our priorities are often underpinned by developmental goals . . . Nevertheless, we should not forget to protect environment for the benefit of our future generations,” he said while addressing the plenary... »
Indian scientists have developed a supercritical Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Brayton test facility at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) here to generate clean energy from power plants, including solar thermal, the premier institute said on Thursday. Touted to be the first in the country, the Brayton cycle test loop facility was unveiled by Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan here. The facility is part of the Indo-US consortium... »
Solar power is being made available in the remote areas of the country with an grant-in-aid of up to 80 percent of the total cost from the govt. Under this aid project, currently the remote and the most distant areas of Rangpur and Lalmonirhat districts are being electrified. The decision of electrifying the remote areas of Rangpur and Lalmonirhat with solar power was made in a meeting of the Department... »
The Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) and the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) hosted an event to promote clean cooking technologies in Bangladesh. The event, part of a joint behavior change campaign to help reduce the harmful impacts of traditional cooking methods in Bangladesh, features door-to-door interactions, courtyard meetings, cinema screenings, street theater, kitchen fairs, and various modern advertising materials to promote cleaner cooking products. Exposure to... »
The contracts and deals with the entrepreneurs that are meant to establish solar power plants are going to be declared annul as they failed to materialize the plants within due time. Warning notices have already been issued to some of the companies, rest of them are on the way to get warnings too and the deals will be declared annul subsequently. Sources from the power division inform that, most of... »