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Dhaka Saturday,  Mar 23, 2019

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The Institute of Energy (IE), University of Dhaka, and Bangladesh Solar Energy Society jointly is going to organize a three day solar Exhibition from 27-29 January titled “National Renewable Expo-2019”. It was informed through a press conference in Dhaka Reporters Unity (DRU) at Sagor-Runi Auditorium. A daylong seminar also will be held at the first day of the exhibition. The theme of the program is “Renewable Energy Path to Sustainable... »
The country’s first-ever battery charging solar station started its journey friday in Keraniganj on the outskirts of the capital friday. Food Minister Advocate Quamrul Islam and State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu opened the solar station set up on the roof of Sunny Filling Station at Ruhitpur in Keraniganj upazila. The 21-KWP capacity solar station was installed at a cost of Taka 51.70 lakh under... »
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... »
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... »
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... »
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... »
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 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... »
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... »
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... »