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Dhaka Thursday,  Oct 19, 2017

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irena-360x183 Bangladesh has been working with a target to produce 2,000MW of electricity from renewable sources by 2020. State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid announced this while presiding over a session of the two-day 6th ministerial meeting of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on the last day yesterday. The meeting, which was held in Abu Dhabi of the UAE, began on Saturday. Representatives from 150 countries participated in the... »
uiu-minister-360x198 State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has urged the researchers to come up with new ideas to get the renewable energy solutions at an affordable price, especially for solar home systems. “This has been the main challenge for Bangladesh – to get the renewable energy like solar systems at affordable price,” he told the inaugural function of the 4th International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology... »
solar ebbb Government is interested to increase the use of renewable energy. All public offices will be under roof top solar coverage by next two years. Engineer Musharraf Hossain, Minister of Ministry of Housing and Public Works, said this in a workshop titled “Solar Roof top –its Viable Option for Bangladesh” in the city arranged by SUSTAINABLE & RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (SREDA). Advisor to the Prime Minister for Power and Energy... »
11adb-to-100-renewable-energy India’s Green Energy Corridors project has received a major funding boost with the Asian Development Bank providing $1 billion loan. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it will provide $500 million in government-backed loan and an additional $500 million in non-sovereign loan, which will be provided to Power Grid Corporation of India, which is implementing a national-level project to set up transmission lines dedicated to carrying electricity from renewable... »
photo credit: banglanews24 The problem with Waste to Energy (W2E) in Bangladesh is finding the appropriate technology, not bureaucratic red tape or financing, Energy Advisor to the Prime Minister Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury said friday at Power and Energy Week. “It is true that the per unit cost of electricity from W2E is high, but considering the benefit it will bring to society, I assure you that the government will provide every sort of assistance... »
climate investment fund Climate Investment Funds (CIF), a fund created by multilateral banks, endorsed Bangladesh’s plans for renewable energy development and also agreed to provide another $75 million for their implementations, reports UNB. This fund is being provided under the Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low Income Countries Program (SREP) of the CIF. According to statement issued by the CIF, the SREP funding of $75 million (USD) will focus on grid-connected renewable energy... »
11adb-to-100-renewable-energy The Asian Development Bank (ADB) aims at attaining Germany’s experience in the areas like climate change, smart cities and renewable energy, vocational training, and the promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises during the upcoming 49th Annual Meeting scheduled at Frankfort in May 2016. ADB President Takehiko Nakao has wrapped up a visit to Frankfurt and Berlin, where he discussed with senior officials for deepening ADB’s partnership with Germany and thanked... »
wind-sign Vesta Company of Denmark, will invest 100MW wind power plant which will be made in Patuakhali. This will be the largest wind power plant of Bangladesh. Monday, the contract was signed between power division and Vesta Asia Pacific Wind Technology Ltd on Mukti hall at Bidduyt Bhaban. According to the contract Vesta will submit survey report of wind direction within next one year. Power Energy and mineral resource minister Nasrul... »
solar1-337x205 The Cabinet Purchase Committee yesterday approved a proposal for setting up a 200MW solar park in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar, the largest in the country, on a build-own-operate (BOO) basis with the private sector. SunEdison Energy Holding (Singapore) Private Ltd, a subsidiary of American solar power giant SunEdison, will carry out the project as an independent power producer (IPP), as part of the government’s mega plan to increase production of... »
waste State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid, MP today urged the private sector for coming forward towards waste management. “Initiative is to continue for transforming waste into resources and power by preserving waste properly and the private sector can be a partner in this important process ,” he said while speaking as the chief guest at a workshop at the Bidyut Bhaban here. Development of Sustainable Renewable... »