Sadrul Hasan, UNB Staff Dhaka, Jan 07 – The Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (Sreda) has finalised a draft policy guideline for purchasing idle electricity from solar power plants now being used for running irrigation pumps.
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Beximco solar power contract may be terminated for failure
Dhaka, Jun 1 (UNB)— The government has initiated a process to terminate a contract with Beximco Group for its failure to implement a solar power project. Power Division sources said the Power Development Board (PDB) issued an ‘event of default…
Is UAE leading the way for concentrated solar power in GCC?
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 9 2019 (IPS) – In April 2019, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) published a report on a “roadmap to 2050” in terms of renewable energy. The report highlighted the possibility that by 2050, about 86 percent of…
Dhaka seeks ADB support for 50MW floating solar power project
Dhaka, Jan 11 – Dhaka awaits financial support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to a 50MW floating solar project in the Kaptai Lake in the Rangamati Hill District on Southeast Bangladesh, official sources say.
Solar power lights up world’s fastest-growing refugee camp
By Dr Iftikher Mahmood Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oct 23, 2018 (IPS) – Solar energy has long powered homes, businesses and portable electronics. Now, it’s powering a field hospital in the middle of the world’s fastest-growing refugee camp.