Jute Goods Makers Can Take Loans from BB's Green Fund
Export-oriented jute product manufacturers can now take loans from the Bangladesh Bank's $200 million green fund, said a recent circular.
Decentralized Solar Energy System to Boost Generation, Says Expert
Speakers at a conference on the role of renewable energy in achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs) have underscored the need for developing a business model to promote decentralized solar power system.
500 Solar Street Lights, 2000 Home Panels for Rohingyas
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader recently said the government has allocated 500 solar power driven street lights and 2,000 home system panel for 12 Rohingya camps.
BGMEA Signs Pact for Green Production
The International Finance Corporation recently signed an agreement with the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association to implement the second Partnership for Cleaner Textile (PaCT) in the garment and textile sector.
‘Use Energy-Efficient Tech For Sustainable Growth’
Speakers at a program recently highlighted the urgency for using energy efficient technology and effective waste management plan to help attain sustainable growth of industrial productivity.
Saudi Arabia Opens Bid for ‘Utility Scale’ Solar Project
Saudi Arabia invited bids recently for a “utility-scale” 300-megawatt solar project, a first for the world’s top oil exporter.
Epic World Solar Car Race Begins in Australia
An epic 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across the desert heart of Australia designed to showcase new technology that could one day help develop commercial vehicles got underway.
Russia to Become A Leader in Energy Storage
Here’s a fun fact about Russia: it gets a fifth of its energy from hydropower. This might sound shocking for a country whose image is so tightly linked to oil and gas
Energy Efficiency Gains at Risk of Slowing Down
The recent acceleration in global energy efficiency gains risks slowing down if governments do not maintain their focus on implementing new efficiency policies, according to a new report by the International Energy Agency.