Solar-powered Water Purification in Remote Areas of Bangladesh.
Feb29

Solar-powered Water Purification in Remote Areas of Bangladesh.

Solar-powered water purification plants may help solve arsenic contamination of drinking water in Bangladesh. Developed by engineers from Lund University in Sweden, the plants use UV-LED technology to purify water. Equipped with intelligent software and a Wi-Fi connection, the 12V units are so efficient they can be powered by a single photovoltaic panel. “750 million people lack access to clean water across the globe,” said...

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Skypower To Invest $4.3 Billion in Bangladesh Solar Power Sector.
Sep28

Skypower To Invest $4.3 Billion in Bangladesh Solar Power Sector.

Skypower Global, one of the world’s largest and most successful utility-scale solar power producing companies, will fund $4.3 billion in solar power sector in Bangladesh. President and CEO Kerry Adler announced this at a roundtable meeting of the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Hotel Waldorf Astoria in New York on Friday. Prime Minister’s Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim...

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Bangladesh Bank Expands Green Refinance Scheme.
Jun23

Bangladesh Bank Expands Green Refinance Scheme.

Bangladesh Bank (BB) has expanded its refinancing scheme for eco-friendly industries known as green projects, with including members of two major trade-associations. In a circular on Sunday, the central bank said the members of Bangladesh Plastic Goods Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BPGMEA) and Leather Goods and Footwear Manufactures and Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEA) will be eligible for getting loans from the...

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Lighting Up Rural Homes and Business Through Solar.
Jun04

Lighting Up Rural Homes and Business Through Solar.

Bangladesh has been continuing its efforts to provide electricity in rural and remote areas of the country through renewable energy sources. Its Solar Home System program is a successful example of public-private partnership, World Bank stated on Sunday. In a statement, the Washington-based lender said the country’s Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development II (RERED II) Project of the country has installed more than...

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