Asian Development Bank to Fund Bhutan's First Utility-Scale Solar Project
The financing includes an $8.26 million concessional lending as well as an ADB-administered $10 million grant from the Asian Development Fund. Bhutan wishes to move beyond hydropower sources of energy in the sight of climate modification.
Oct 31, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Asia, Asian Development Bank, hydropower, Solar Project, Bhutan, Christoph Meindl, Republic of Korea e-Asia, Republic of Korea e-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund
Bhutan Mulling 300 MW Solar Power Addition
The Bhutanese government has actually determined 7 sites where the solar farms will be established at a price of $300 million. Bhutan presently has a mere 9 MW of renewable energy apart from hydropower.
Jun 17, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, ADB, Asia, rooftop solar, Asian Development Bank, hydropower, Renewable Energy, Solar Power, Bhutan, Bhutan Renewable Energy Master Plan, Lokhnath Sharma, Wangduephodrang
Bhutan launches ground-mounted PV tender
The nationwide utility has kicked off a procurement round to construct the country's very first significant PV project.
Sep 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, tender, Asia, Bhutan
IFC to help Bangladesh find IPP for 35-50MW solar project
Development financiers are looking to lure in private players to deploy utility-scale solar in the world’s most densely populated country, hoping to combat land shortages for renewables.
Jan 7, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Germany, Europe, Asia, world bank, ifc, Bhutan