Four Cos Get Nod to Import Energy Efficient Machinery
The government recently handed out no objection certificates (NOCs) to four companies to purchase energy efficiency machineries worth Tk 397.16 crore from aboard. The interest rate has been fixed at 4 per cent.
1,050MW Solar Project Approved
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved on principal a 1,050MW solar project recently but the officials concerned termed it an 'undesired' one as the national grid is not capable of taking this huge amount of electricity from the solar project.
Banks Balk at Obligatory Green Financing
Banks' 'direct green financing' remained negligible despite a recent directive for them to channel 5 per cent of total credits into such schemes for a gradual shift in development paradigm.
Largest Green Business Contest in Bangladesh
The world's largest green business idea competition was launched for the first time in Bangladesh recently aiming to address the climate change issue properly.
Nasrul Urges European Entrepreneurs to Invest in Bangladesh
State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has urged the European entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh taking the business opportunity prevailing here as the country needs $50 billion investment in power and energy sector.
Renewable Energy Jobs Jump Worldwide
The renewable energy sector employed 9.8 million people worldwide in 2016, almost twice as many as in 2012, the Abu Dhabi-based International Renewable Energy Agency said recently.
New Guidelines for Renewable Energy Sector
The renewable energy sector is expected to begin operating under new standards and policy guidelines by the end of this year.
Asia Pacific Offshore Wind Energy Market May Reach $60b by 2025
Transparency Market Research has released a new market report titled Offshore Wind Energy Market, by Foundation Type (Monopile, Jacket, Tripod, Floating and Others) and by Country
Vienna Energy Forum Discusses Sustainable Energy for SDG, Paris Agreement Implementation
Participants at the Vienna Energy Forum (VEF) 2017 emphasized the role of sustainable energy in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals