Four Million Households Get Solar System
Over four million remote households were provided with solar home systems while one million improved cook stoves were installed in rural homes under a World Bank (WB) aided project.
Solar Home Scheme Gets Major Blow
Bangladesh's acclaimed solar home scheme is facing difficulties in recent years due to "lack of coordination" among relevant government agencies, according to a new report.
Sympa Solar Signs PPA, IA for 8 MW Solar PV Power Plant with BPDB
Sympa Solar Power Limited (“Sympa Solar”), a joint-venture company of Symbior Solar (“Symbior”), a leading developer of solar PV power plants in Asia, and Paragon Group (“Paragon”), a leading industrial group in Bangladesh, announced that they signed Implementation Agreement and Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for their 8MW ac solar power plant to be installed in Tetulia, Panchaghar in north-western Bangladesh.
IDCOL Organizes Roundtable to Promote Energy-Efficient Tech in Textile, RMG Sectors
Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) has organized the 2nd CEO Roundtable to promote energy efficient technologies in the textile and RMG sectors across Bangladesh.
Financial Firms Face New EU Disclosure Requirements on Green Investment
The European Commission proposed recently new rules to force asset managers, insurers and pension funds to disclose how they take into account environmental risks in their investments and abide by clearer criteria when they claim “green” credentials.
Renewable Energy’s Supply More Than Doubles in S Korea
The supply of renewable energy and energy storage systems more than doubled in Korea in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period last year due to the easing of regulations, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of South Korea.
‘Green Economy to Boost Jobs But Farmers Hard Hit’
Promoting a greener economy could create 30 million jobs over the next decade, largely offsetting employment losses linked to the shift, the UN said recently, although farming would be especially hard-hit.
Highview Power a Finalist for Renewable Energy Project of the Year
Highview Power, a leader in true long duration energy storage solutions, announced on May 17 that its Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) system at the Pilsworth Landfill Facility outside of Manchester, UK is a finalist for the BusinessGreen Renewable Energy Project of the Year.