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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... »
thumb22 The government is going to revise the Renewable Energy Policy. Giving lifetime waiver of income taxes to foreign companies investing in renewable energy sector to entertain foreign investment in the sector. If the policy is revised, foreign investors will get more benefit compare to local investors in the country’s renewable energy businesses as the locals will get the tax waiver for 15 years. The draft revised policy also suggested the... »
abc14 Frankfurt / New York, 7 April 2014 – Renewable energy’s share of world electricity generation continued its steady climb last year despite a 14 per cent drop in investments to US$214.4 billion, according to a new report released today. According to Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2014 – produced by the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Bloomberg... »
111m-adb-loan-for-bangladesh The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has signed a $350 million financing package supporting the construction of the 320 megawatt Sarulla Geothermal Power Development Project in North Sumatra, Indonesia, an investment expected to unlock clean energy investments across the country, which holds 40% of the world’s geothermal resources. The renewable energy project will provide clean, baseload power to an Indonesian grid currently dominated by aging coal and oil-fired power plants. It... »
abc13 The state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said, the government was considering to allocate subsidy for entrepreneurs and users of the renewable energy. He, however, said that the mode of subsidy for the rural users and urban users would be different. On 13th april, the state minister was addressing a roundtable on Revised Renewable Energy Policy as chief guest. The roundtable chaired by Tapos kumar roy,... »
abc15 The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) headquarters in Manila is now meeting all of its energy needs from renewable sources, following a geothermal power supply agreement with AdventEnergy Inc., a licensed retail electricity supplier of Aboitiz Power. The headquarters is now powered by 100% renewable energy generated by geothermal plants in Tiwi in Albay province and Makiling-Banahaw in Laguna province, both of which are on the main Philippine island of Luzon,... »
11adb-to-100-renewable-energy The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) headquarters in Manila is now meeting all of its energy needs from renewable sources, following a geothermal power supply agreement with AdventEnergy Inc., a licensed retail electricity supplier of Aboitiz Power. The headquarters is now powered by 100% renewable energy generated by geothermal plants in Tiwi in Albay province and Makiling-Banahaw in Laguna province, both of which are on the main Philippine island of Luzon,... »
abc16 A German company has been selected as right bidder to install the country’s first commercial solar grid power plant at Sarishabari under Jamalpur District, a power cell official said. The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) will develop a 30MW solar park on the bank of the river Dhorola in Kurigram and a 60 MW similar park at Rangunia, according to the Power Division. All these have been planned for supporting... »
thumb55 China will provide loan of $6.5 billion for nuclear power plants KANUPP-2 and KANUPP-3 on soft terms, which will help Pakistan to make a substantial improvement in its dire electrical power shortage problem. Earlier, china has also provided similar loan terms for the Chashma nuclear power plants C-3 and C-4.. Chinese companies have also entered into a joint international venture to set up nuclear power plants in the United Kingdom.... »