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Dhaka Tuesday,  Dec 5, 2023

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has opened Bangladesh’s first multi-storey, solar-powered silo in Bogra. The climate controlled facilities at the northern district’s Santahar can store approximately 25,000 tonnes of food. Officials say all types of food can be stored in the warehouse. The prime minister arrived in Bogra around 12pm on Sunday to inaugurate a number of development projects. The Santahar silo was the prime minister’s first stop after arriving in... »
To ease the pressure on grid-power, the government has taken an initiative to use solar power to charge the battery-run three wheelers namely easy-bikes. The government has already installed a Solar Charging Station (SCS) at Keraniganj and 3 others are running at a trial basis in other places. The government is now on its way to set up 6 new more SCS throughout the country. Sources from power division informed... »
Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM has approved partnership of its affiliated company “OTEK” with the Dutch company “Lagerwey systems b.v.” for wind power projects. “We are speaking about formation of the entirely new industry in Russia”, said Kirill Kamarov, First Deputy Director General of ROSATOM. “ROSATOM sees its goal not only in building of wind farms, but in development of regulatory system, personnel training system, production localization, certification, R... »
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed yesterday a new $109 million financing package for the Muara Laboh geothermal power generation project in western Indonesia. The financing, which was approved in December 2016, is part of ADB’s efforts to scale up private sector-led infrastructure development in Asia and the Pacific and boost support for clean energy. The project will be one of the first transactions to receive funding from ADB’s newly... »
In order to secure energy savings and attain efficiency, the field under energy security needs to be widened. Energy security is a vital thing and related masterplans need to be materialized accordingly. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Wednesday said so while speaking as the chief guest in a workshop titled ‘stakeholders validation workshop on National Energy Audit Regulation’ that held at the conference room... »
All Dutch electric trains are now powered by wind energy, the national railway company NS has said . “Since 1 January, 100% of our trains are running on wind energy,” said NS spokesman, Ton Boon. Dutch electricity company Eneco won a tender offered by NS two years ago and the two companies signed a 10-year deal setting January 2018 as the date by which all NS trains should run on... »
The government has taken initiatives to install a 200 MW solar Power Plant at Madhyanila of Teknaf, Cox’s bazaar. This would be the largest single solar power plant in the country with an estimated record cost of $300 million. According to the same estimation, the cost of the electricity would be $0.17 or Tk 13.60 for per kilowatt-hour (Unit). The state-run Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB or PDB) inked a... »
Renewable energy’s upward swing in demand is getting unstoppable and particularly the solar energy will soon lead the industry, claimed the renewable energy experts. It’s not a tough assumption though for the energy experts as the earth’s fossil fuel reserve is limited and it is depleting rapidly. On the contrary, renewable energy sources like solar energy have unlimited potentials; probably you don’t have to think about its reserves for the... »
Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) signed Financing Agreement with Gazi Renewable Energy Company Limited (GREL) on 8 December 2016 for setting up one hundred and eighty six (186) solar irrigation pumps at different districts of the country. Under the Project, GREL will install one hundred & thirty four pumps in Birganj upazila, six pumps in Kaharole upazila, four pumps in Khanshama upazila of Dinajpur district, forty two pumps in Badarganj... »
Speakers at a function on Sunday said the renewable energy as well as energy sector required more investment to ensure energy security in the country. They said further investment in the energy sector was required to ensure energy for all people living poverty at rural areas of the country, as they consumed energy for their home appliances. Addressing a launching ceremony of “Poor People’s Energy Outlook 2016” at Hotel Westin... »