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Dhaka Friday,  Apr 27, 2018

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Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), a government owned development financial institution involved in private sector energy and infrastructure financing in Bangladesh, has recentlyavailedits third credit line from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). A signing ceremony in this regard took place on 19 November 2017 among the Economic Relations Division (ERD) of the Ministry of Finance, ADB and IDCOL. The credit line, known as PPIDF 3, will give IDCOL access to... »
Renewable Energy Practitioners’ Platform Workshop along with Renewable Energy Technology Exhibition begins on Sunday at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel which will continue till Tuesday. The event is hosted by Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) with support from German Development Cooperation through KfW. AEPC, Nepalis the co-organizer of the event, said a press release. Power and energy Adviser to the Prime Minister Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury,  has inaugurated the event as... »
IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is harnessing solar energy to power its remote health posts in Cox’s Bazar’s giant Kutupalong and Balukali makeshift settlements, which are now home to an estimated 440,000 Rohingyas from Myanmar, an IOM press release said. Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has forced over 620,000 Rohingyas to flee to Bangladesh since August 25, bringing the total number of people seeking safety in the Cox’s Bazar settlements... »
The solar sector is reeling from confusion, and stock prices are reeling right along with it. The time it has taken investors and traders to wrap their heads around Trump’s industry tariffs and the pyrrhic victory of two solar companies in a case against cheap Chinese imports has seen stocks rally in a big way, and then fall just as hard. When the International Trade Court ruled in favor of... »
The government is planning to buy solar power generated at the rooftop solar panels of household and industry owners. To implement the idea, a consultant is already appointed by Powercell to determine how the solar power will be purchased by the government. The decision to buy solar power from industry and household owners got finalized in a meeting that held at the Bidyut Bhaban in the city on Thursday. According... »
Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) has signed a contract with Ernst & Young LLP, India under ‘Energy Efficiency & Conservation Promotion Financing Project’. As per the contract, Ernst & Young will support IDCOL in identifying, appraising and financing eligible energy efficient projects in Bangladesh and also carry out capacity building activities for IDCOL emploees. The Project, funded by JICA, is expected to promote energy efficient industrial equipment in Bangladesh and... »
Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), a government owned development financial institution involved in private sector energy and infrastructure financing in Bangladesh, has recently obtained approval for its third credit line from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).  The credit line, known as Third Public-Private Infrastructure Development Facility (PPIDF 3), will be used for financing the development of private sector infrastructure projects currently envisaged under the Seventh Five Year Plan of the... »
Bangladesh has signed deal with a Chinese firm to set up a solar power plant in Rangamati. The 7.4MW plant is expected to go to production in August next year, said the Bangladesh Power Development Board or BPDB. ZTE Corporation will implement the Tk 770 million project, partially funded by the Asian Development Bank. On Sunday, representatives from the BPDB and ZTE signed the agreement in Dhaka. The BPDB said... »
A record amount of solar power was generated on Friday as Britain basked in sunshine and temperatures of up to 28C, the National Grid has said. It said 8.7 gigawatts (GW) had been generated at lunchtime, representing 24.3% of total generation across the UK. The level tops the previous record of 8.48GW set on 10 May. Duncan Burt, head of control room operations at National Grid, called it the “beginning... »
Researchers and development activists here have underscored the role of students and other youth forces for protecting the natural and renewable energy resources. They stressed for building up the youths as enriched and knowledgeable on protection of the energy resources so that they can contribute to the issue effectively. They added the issues of renewable energies, mass-awareness on fuel, rights and access of marginalized population on fuel and climate change... »