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A German company has been selected as right bidder to install the country’s first commercial solar grid power plant at Sarishabari under Jamalpur District, a power cell official said. The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) will develop a 30MW solar park on the bank of the river Dhorola in Kurigram and a 60 MW similar park at Rangunia, according to the Power Division. All these have been planned for supporting... »
China will provide loan of $6.5 billion for nuclear power plants KANUPP-2 and KANUPP-3 on soft terms, which will help Pakistan to make a substantial improvement in its dire electrical power shortage problem. Earlier, china has also provided similar loan terms for the Chashma nuclear power plants C-3 and C-4.. Chinese companies have also entered into a joint international venture to set up nuclear power plants in the United Kingdom.... »
Rahimafrooz Renewable Energy will produce solar electricity for Dhaka Power Distribution Company after installing a 50kw panel on the rooftop of Bangladesh secretariat. Sanjit Kumar Ghose, superintendent engineer of DPDC, and Munawar Misbah Moin, managing director of Rahimafrooz Renewable Energy, signed a deal on power purchase in Dhaka on 4th February. Rahimafrooz will design, install, operate and maintain the project for 20 years with photovoltaic materials and technology. The panel... »
Amid a growing energy crisis, Pakistan is installing a 1.8 megawatt solar power plant at the Parliament House building in the capital city Islamabad.Chinese-funded these solar panels will save $1m in annual energy bills. Work on the project began in the first week of January. The initial cost – which is being funded by the Chinese government as a friendship gesture – is estimated at $60m (£36.5). The solar plant... »
California’s utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar power (CSP) output reached a new peak output of 3.048 gigawatts (GW) shortly after noon on January 2nd, 2014, one of the shortest days of the year. The California Independent System Operator (ISO) reports that total PV output peaked at 12:11 PM at 2.792 GW, with CSP peaking at 264 MW later in the day at 2:51 PM. However, the combined peak... »
Bangladesh get 100 megawatt (MW) electricity from renewable energy projects by next year. Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has taken three large and one small solar renewable energy projects, two wind and one wind-fuel hybrid projects at different places across the country. BPDB’s officials said, We are already in the final stage to provide approval for installing a three megawatt and a 30 megawatt solar power plant to be built... »
In the short span of three years, India has made impressive strides in developing its abundant solar power potential. It has added capacity at a commendable pace, and successfully reduced the costs of solar energy to around $0.12 per kWh for solar photo voltaic (PV) and $0.21 per kWh for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP), making India amongst the lowest cost destinations for grid-connected solar power in the world. Growth in... »
The Second Joint Working Group (JWG) meeting was held on November 28, 2013 in Dhaka. The Indian delegation led by Mr. A.K. Dhussa, Adviser, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The Bangladesh delegation was led by Mr. Mohammad Hossain, Director General, Power Cell, Power Division, Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources. During the meeting, both the countries agreed to intensify the cooperation in the areas of research collaboration, academic... »
Age old cooking practices in the country cause severe health hazards for women and their families who breathe in the dangerous smoke, as well as have devastating impacts on the environment. To bring about a much needed change in this existing scenario and to build on the foundation of several successful programs currently underway, Government of Bangladesh is set to kick off its ambitious but achievable action plan for providing... »
Dr. Idris Miah: In many aspects Bangladesh is a resourceful country, though it has many problems too. Fertile land, huge manpower, unlimited sunlight etc. are some rich resources. Among these sunlight is a great source of energy and this solar energy could be an endless source of electricity. Electricity problem is one of the main problems of rising Bangladesh. Management of availability and demand of electricity is a complicated issue.... »