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abc1 Nairobi, 25 June 2014 – Renewable energy (RE) trade among developing countries is growing faster than global and north-south RE trade as developing countries, led by China, take advantage of decreasing manufacturing costs, increased investment, and the falling costs of renewables, says a new report released during the first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA). Solar Photovoltaic (PV) capacity installed globally during 2013 was almost a quarter larger than in 2012.... »
abc6 9 June 2014: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) handed over its pilot project on wind solar hybrid energy system to Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC) of the Ministry of Environment at a function organized at the Nepal Resident Mission today. The wind-solar hybrid system was installed in Dhaubadi village of Nawalparasi district in December 2011 under ADB’s regional technical assistance (RETA) for Effective Development of Distributed Small Wind Power Systems... »
abc5 By Martin Tillier: Many people, even fanatical advocates of solar power, are unaware quite how close we are to reaching a critical milestone in the industry. Within a fairly short space of time, solar generated electricity will be fully cost competitive with coal-powered electricity — at least if the governments of the world’s two largest energy consuming nations have their way. Both the U.S. and China have a stated goal... »
abc7 Mahboob Sarwar- E-Kainat: Bangladesh possess lots of potential for Renewable Energy Development . Strong government commitment and facilitation has resulted a growing renewable energy market in Bangladesh. Bangladesh, an emerging country has lot more to learn from India, being the Top No. 6 Country in the world in Renewable Energy development. Bangladesh’s Power Sector: at a Glance (Latest update)  Electricity Growth : 12.05 % (July-May FY-2012) (Av. 7 %... »
abc9 Nairobi, 28 April 2014 – Fossil fuel subsidies are contributing to fiscal instability and undermining governments’ efforts to combat serious economic and environmental challenges, such as climate change, and the transition to an inclusive green economy, according to experts. “Reforming Fossil Fuel Subsidies for an Inclusive Green Economy” is the theme of the two-day event co-organized by UNEP, IMF, GIZ and the Global Subsidies Initiative of IISD. Sessions will focus... »
thumb22 RAJSHAHI, May 20, 2014 (BSS) – Instead of depending on only the fossil fuel emphasis should be given on enriching the renewable energy sources to face the energy challenges, speakers at a discussion said here today. They viewed the availability of energy from many different sources is vital for the present life in meeting the challenge of the ever- increasing demand for energy. Regional office of Bangladesh Standards and Testing... »
abc1 Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) signed a $120 million agreement on Thursday with a tri- nation joint venture company USDKGEL to build a 60 megawatt wind power plant at Cox’s Bazaar. As per the agreement, the power plant will be built in 12 months from the date of signing. The USDKGEL – a joint venture among US, Denmark and Bangladeshi companies – will build and operate the plant to supply... »
abc8 Solar power plant is becoming popular in six upazilas of the district as it gives uninterrupted power supply with low cost. Many people of remote villages of Sadar, Amtali, Bamna, Betagi, Pathorghata and Taltoli upazilas are now using solar power in the district as it requires low cost. Now the villagers neither suffer from low-voltage, nor get irritated due to load shedding like those living in cities and towns. The... »
abc11 DHAKA, April 24, 2014 (BSS)-Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government has a plan to set up solar-based power plants in the country to meet growing demands of electricity. “We have already given highest emphasis to produce electricity from renewable energy and we have a plan to build solar-based power plants to meet growing demands of electricity,” she said. The Prime Minister said this when Austrian Ambassador to Bangladesh... »
abc12 The government will install a solar power plant in Sulla upazila of Sunamganj district aiming to give the people of remote haor (wetland) areas access to solar energy facilities. The solar power plant will be installed under a project involving Tk 29 crore with finance from the Climate Trust Fund and the government of Bangladesh. RRIL Suncret Consortium will implement the scheme. The country’s biggest solar plant with 400 kilowatt... »