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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... »
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... »