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A new bladeless wind energy unit, patented by Aeromine Technologies, has secured $9 million in Series A funding to accelerate the roll-out of its innovative technology. The scalable, “motionless” wind energy unit can produce 50% more energy than rooftop solar at the same cost, said the company. Aeromine’s technology is primarily designed for installation on the edge of a large rooftop like an apartment building, a big box store, a... »
Solar Net Metering System has been set up in 55 per cent of commercial buildings, 28 per cent of residential structures, and 16 per cent of industrial facilities, according to a recent study. In the last seven years, only 110 MW of solar power has been added to the net metering system, it stated. The study revealed a 55.6 per cent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from industrial production through... »
Speakers at a webinar today (14 March 2024) echoed the ever-increasing importance of rooftop solar expansion in Bangladesh. The webinar titled Scaling up rooftop solar deployment in Bangladesh was jointly organized by the Energy & Power magazine and the global think tank Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). Editor of the energy & power magazine, Mollah Amzad Hossain moderated the webinar. In the keynote presentation, IEEFAs Lead Energy... »
Commissioning of 60-MW wind power plant, the government has advanced the clean energy ratio in country’s total electricity generation, as it started commercial operation from March 8, official sources said. “Today we are supplying 18MW electricity. It depends on the wind speed. We can supply more if breeze is enough. We have already supplied 60MW power to the national grid,” Manager (Project and Planning) US-DK Green Energy Limited Eng Mukit... »
DHAKA, March 11, 2024 (BSS) – Prime Minister’s Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Affairs Adviser Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury today underscored the need for increasing the use of solar irrigation pump as per specific plan. He said this while addressing as the chief guest a discussion arranged by Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority’ (SREDA) in the capital. Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi stressed on taking up initiative for implementation of the pledged financing... »
Highlighting Danish knowledge and expertise, Foreign Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday sought Danish investments in renewable energy, particularly offshore wind and solar energy as well as in the ICT sector. The Foreign Minister expressed optimism to further strengthen our bilateral ties and widen business baskets further. The issues were discussed when Ambassador of Denmark to Bangladesh Christian Brix Moller met the Foreign Minister at his office at the Ministry... »
Farzana Akter Isha, 24, works as a production supervisor at SOLshare, a renewable energy technology company that provides home-based solar power solutions to poor, rural families. When she started her career in 2014 straight after leaving school, Bangladesh’s solar sector was facing hiccups with sluggish demand – and Isha saw many of her colleagues switch to other jobs. But following years of slack progress, renewable energy in Bangladesh has recently... »
The Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh (EGCB) Ltd, a state-owned power generation entity, is set to build another three solar power plants with 300MW capacity at Sonagazi upazila in Feni district of the country. Report BSS EGCB recently signed a Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with Japanese business conglomerate Marubeni Corporation to develop a 100 MW solar power plant in that area. Tariff of this 100MW solar power plant is already... »
The country’s largest 60-megawatt wind-based power plant in Cox’s Bazar is all set to initiate commercial operation today (Thursday). The operation of the plant, owned by US-DK Green Energy, will be inaugurated at a function in the city. Located at Khurushkul near Cox’s Bazar beach, the plant has already been synchronised with the national grid after test operation months ago, project director Mukit Alam Khan told the FE. Chinese State... »
Among South Asian countries, Bangladesh produces the lowest amount of renewable energy against total power generation capacity, according to an analysis by South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (Sanem). Bangladesh’s renewable energy usage stands at only 1.90 percent against Pakistan’s 6.8, Sri Lanka’s 22.22 and India’s 30.2 percent. This was revealed at a roundtable titled “Exploring Sustainable Energy Pathways: Focusing on Cost-effectiveness and Green Budget”. The event was organised by... »