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State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said the government is exploring options like rooftop and floating solar power plants as alternatives to land-based ones due to scarcity of land. He said it is not possible to set up land-based large scale solar plants as land is being used for agriculture and other necessary purposes. The state minister made the remarks while presiding over the virtually... »
UNB:A new era will begin in Dhaka city’s garbage management with the implementation of the project, says LGRD minister An agreement was signed on Wednesday between the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) and Chinese firm China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) to develop the country’s first ever waste-based power plant in Dhaka. The power plant will generate 42.5 MW of electricity from the garbage in... »
BSS:Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has said that all the people of the country will be brought under electricity coverage within this year. He hoped that the use of the country’s 40% energy would be ensured from renewable sources by 2041. Hasan, also the Awami League joint general secretary, was speaking at a discussion at Bangladesh pavilion on Tuesday evening on the sidelines of the Conference of Parties... »
BSS: Bangladesh is working to ensure 100% access to clean cooking system with an integrated approach State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said efforts are underway to ensure smoke and pollution-free cooking system in the country. At a discussion on the virtual platform last night, he said: “We have introduced Tk80 lakh high quality clean cookstoves in place of traditional cookstoves.” Nasrul said LPG is... »
BSS:The Tk1,328.90-crore project will be implemented by a joint venture of companies based in Singapore and Panama The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) on Wednesday approved a total of five proposals in the power and energy sector including one for setting up a 50MW (AC) solar power plant at Terokhada upazila in Khulna. The approval came at the 32nd meeting of the committee this year held virtually with Finance... »
UNB: The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase on Wednesday approved four proposals including one for installing 42,500 solar systems in the country’s three hill districts. Of these, 40,000 are solar home systems (SHS), each having 100 watt-peak capacity, while the remaining 2,500 are solar community systems, each having 320 watt-peak capacity. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal presided over the meeting. According to officials, the Parbatya Chattagram Unnayan Board (PCUB) under... »
BSS: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the share of clean and green energy has been increasing gradually for ensuring sustainable fuel mix in the country. “Renewable energy will also play an important role in this energy mix,” he said at the virtual signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Malaysia for LNG supply to Bangladesh. Nasrul Hamid said that according to the... »
UNB: About 2 crore rural people have got electricty through 58 lakh solar home systems, says Nasrul Hamid State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that 40% of electricity will come from renewable sources by 2041. The strategy was adopted in the country’s Power System Master Plan (PSMP), he said while speaking at the Bangladesh-UK Climate Partnership Roundtable on Tuesday in Dhaka, said a press... »
Energypac Eletronics Limited has recently signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA) with MPWRNRGY Pte. Ltd. (Singapore) to co-develop solar power plants in Bangladesh. The agreement aims to aid in Bangladesh’s vision to generate clean energy and achieve the targeted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), said a press release. The proposed utility scale solar PV plants will generate electricity, converting energy from the sun which is considered unlimited and is free from... »
SYFUL ISLAM: The government has moved to turn a pollution zone into a clean energy source by setting up a floating solar power plant. The power plant is planned in a water-body of over 200 acres, created after the extraction of coal from Barapukuria coal-mine in Dinajpur. A recently conducted feasibility study found that a floating solar power plant with 40 to 50 megawatts (MW) capacity can be set up... »