Bangladesh

Bangladeshi solar installers ask for waiver of state finances
Installers which capitalized on cheaply-priced federal government financing claim consumers impacted by the Covid-19 situation can not manage to spend for the solar house systems they have actually turned out while increasing renewables programs.
May 18, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Policy, Bangladesh, Asia, covid-19, Mahmood Malik
B'desh Introduces $218.7 Mn Eco-friendly Makeover Fund to Deal Easy Funding for Solar Developers
With a purpose to make funding quickly offered post-coronavirus, Bangladesh has actually presented a USD 218.7 million (EUR 200 million) Green Transformation Fund (GTF) to ensure that soft car loans can be offered to solar programmers, various other green items and also importers of Eurozone's power effectiveness parts.
May 5, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Bangladesh, Asia, Globaldata, International, Somik Das, Green Transformation Fund
Bangladeshi federal government allures for even more companions to aid roll-out off-grid solar
A system to set up solar illumination as well as family power, along with biogas and also solar stoves as well as bigger PV plants, has actually currently driven release of greater than 1.2 million systems. Currently the federal government desires much more companions to sign up with the program.
Feb 19, 2020 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, India, Bangladesh, Asia, off-grid solar, IDCOL, Dipal C Barua
Solar brings risk-free water to Bangladeshi seaside neighborhoods
F Cubed, an Australian firm that concentrates on solar-powered desalination systems, has actually landed an agreement valued at virtually $5 million to provide 1,140 devices that will certainly supply tidy alcohol consumption water to around 30,000 individuals in Bangladesh.
Feb 14, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Thermal, India, Bangladesh, Asia, F Cubed
Sungrow to build Bangladesh-based 35MW solar project
Sungrow’s EPC branch has signed a contract for construction of Manikganj-based photovoltaic project.
Dec 16, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, Sungrow, Bangladesh, Asia
Bangladesh sets new power tariffs for slow solar developers
Government of Bangladesh is dissatisfied by slow development of a number of photovoltaic projects and is establishing new power tariffs associated with solar production cost reduction.
Nov 15, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Tariffs, Bangladesh, Asia, tariffs
Bangladesh extends incentive scheme for domestic solar industry
PV manufacturers receive 10% of the value of their exported products as an incentive and the nation’s central bank has extended the program to cover this financial year. Bangladesh’s solar manufacturers have called for more, however, and point to more generous schemes to the west.
Oct 29, 2019 // Manufacturing News, Markets & Finance News, Bangladesh, Asia, solar modules, Munawar Misbah Moin, Golam Baki Masud
Bangladeshi solar mini grids threatened by fossil fuel commitments
In racing to provide access to electricity to all its citizens, the government has commissioned extensive coal, gas and nuclear generation capacity and the solar sector fears an ever-expanding national grid will kill the business case for solar in previously off-grid areas.
Oct 25, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Grids, Policy, Bangladesh, Asia, ACWA Power, Siddique Zobair
ACWA Power plans 3.6 GW of new fossil fuel capacity in Bangladesh
Renewables may be making encouraging advances in the south Asian nation but the natural gas infrastructure deal announced today by the Saudi power company at a stroke eclipses the 375 MW of solar capacity in Bangladesh and its 609 MW development pipeline.
Oct 22, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh, Asia, ACWA Power, Paddy Padmanathan, Rajit Nanda
Bangladeshi industrial sector embraces leasing model for solar rooftops
The affordable public financing packages on offer for solar rooftops are attracting developers who have clients happy to lease out roofspace without any capital outlay in order to secure cheaper power.
Oct 21, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Residential, Rooftop PV, Bangladesh, Asia, SREDA, Siddique Zobair, Nahid Hasan, Infrastructure Development Company Ltd, Ahmed Imtiaz, Sharp Solar Solution Asia Ltd, Exelon Bangladesh Ltd
Sub-standard PV equipment worries Bangladeshi solar developers
Visitors to this year’s Solar Bangladesh Expo have called for the implementation of quality standards on solar imports – action which the government is currently pursuing – with one industry insider rubbishing Indian-made products.
Oct 20, 2019 // Solar, India, Bangladesh, Asia, Shamim Ahsan, Nuher L Khan, Joules Power Ltd, Debdeep Majumdar
Ib vogt partnership wins bid for 50 MW solar plant in Bangladesh
The German project developer beat rival Scatec Solar to land the contract for a facility which will sell solar electricity to the Bangladeshi government for $0.1094/kWh for 20 years.
Oct 3, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, Scatec Solar, Bangladesh, Asia, rooftop PV, Mohammad Shafiul Alam
Bangladesh government pledges rooftop PV on all its buildings
The authorities expect to add 300 MW of rooftop solar in the next four years thanks to net metering regulations and hope the nation’s extensive clothing and textile industry will be encouraged to adopt PV.
Sep 27, 2019 // Rooftop PV, Bangladesh, Asia, Siddique Zobair, Infrastructure Development Company Limited
Bangladesh’s first state-owned solar plant comes online
The new generation facility was financed by the Asian Development Bank and built by Chinese company ZTE Corp. The project will sell power to the grid for $0.065/kWh, a record low for solar in the country.
Sep 13, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Floating PV, China, Bangladesh, Asia, rooftop solar, Asian Development Bank, ZTE Corp, Floating solar
China to fund 450 MW of solar capacity in Bangladesh
The two nations are due to sign an MoU today to set up the capacity in the north of Bangladesh along with 50 MW of wind power facilities in the south, near the port of Payra. China will supply an estimated $500m with the host nation freeing up land for the projects.
Aug 27, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, China, Bangladesh, Asia, North-West Power, AM Khurshedul Alam, National Machinery Import and Export Corporation