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Category archives for: Renewable energy

River banks can host 15,000MW of solar power generation


Dhaka, 29 April, 2021: Highlights  •    3,213sq km land comprised of existing and newly accreted land will become available, 2021-2041 •    Of that, 150sqkm, less than 5%, will be used to install solar power plants •    The banks of the Jamuna in Gaibandha, Jamalpur, and Sirajganj can each host 2,000MW of power generation •    3,000MW can […]

The urgency of efficient utilisation of renewable energy


Dhaka, 8 April, 2021: In Bangladesh, the renewable energy scenario has been a bit stagnant as the proportionate growth on renewable energy could not be seen in the last couple of years. It contributes 3.10 per cent to the national energy power mix, according to the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Agency of Bangladesh (SREDA). For […]

What the Texas energy crisis means for Bangladesh’s energy security


Dhaka, 23 March, 2021: The energy crisis in Texas has become world news. During extreme winter weather in February, surging electricity demand collided with falling generation, forcing the state's grid operator to implement rolling blackouts. At its peak, at least 4.5 million Texans were without electricity and more than 80 deaths have been attributed to power […]

Bangladesh: New development plan targets ‘aggressive efforts’ in Renewable Energy generation


Dhaka, 6 March, 2021: A new development strategy, recently unveiled by the Bangladesh government, is targeting “aggressive efforts” and immediately providing required policy support to enhance energy generation from renewables. “During the eighth five-year plan the renewable energy generation strategy will have to be aggressively pursued so that all that is planned gets implemented in […]

Energy security and our future


Dhaka, 22 February, 2021: Energy security is a difficult thing to analyse for a country because it is dependent on many factors. To assist in the analysis, researchers have identified four components of energy security: i) Availability; ii) Sustainability; iii) Affordability; and iv) Accessibility. To get an idea of how energy secure a country is, […]

Ten renewable energy trends to watch in 2021


Dhaka, 7 January, 2020: Even after Covid-19 has wreaked havoc on almost everything else, the new year begins with surging growth for renewable energy. “2020 was the year of positive surprises for the environment in a way that very few saw coming,” says Jeff McDermott, head of Nomura Greentech. “It was the breakout year in […]

Renewable Energy for Environmental Protection


Dhaka, 27 December, 2020: Renewable Energy for Environmental Protection Re-usable natural resources use as renewable energy. Renewable energy is known as ‘Green Energy’ or ‘Clean Energy’ because it is eco-friendly. Due to the increasing environmental catastrophe in the world, it has become impossible to live a healthy life without renewable energy. Renewable energy refill naturally. […]

Bangladesh has higher progress in sustainable energy among others


Dhaka, 19 December, 2020: One-third of countries worldwide had advanced policy frameworks for renewable energy, putting them in the report’s 'green zone' Bangladesh made higher progress in adopting policies on sustainable energy, among other countries facing electricity access deficits, said a World Bank report. Called Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy or RISE 2020, the report […]

Bangladesh keen to work with Sweden in renewable energy sector: Nasrul


Dhaka, 11 November, 2020: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has expressed Bangladesh's interest to work with Sweden in the clean and renewable energy sector. He conveyed such interest to newly appointed Swedish Ambassador Alexandra Berg Von Linde when he met him at his office in Power Division on Tuesday. They […]

Solar power can meet full electricity needs in Bangladesh!


Dhaka, 8 October, 2020: Power generation has got significant boost in Bangladesh thanks to the bold initiative of the current government. It increased from less than 5,000 megawatts (MW) in 2010 to more than four times to 23,000MW in 2019. The 2016 Power Sector Master Plan (PSMP) projects a generation capacity of 60,000MW by 2041. […]


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