bangladesh

January 7, 2020
World Bank body will back competitive bidding process for lowland PV plant, hoped by its sponsors to be the first of series in land-scarce, overcrowded Asian country.
March 13, 2019
Saudi firm enters joint venture with Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh to deliver PV project in southeastern district of Feni.
March 4, 2019
Concessional loans of US$185 million to help build first 50MW of PV project and create privately-funded facility providing credits to PV developers.
February 20, 2019
Builder SHS Holdings warns country’s authorities could tear up PPA as plant may not be delivered in time despite deadline extension.
February 19, 2019
Memorandum of understanding signed in Abu Dhabi by both countries also foresees the installation of 800-1,000MW LNG power plant.
October 1, 2018
‘Silicon Module Super League’ (SMSL) member JA Solar has supplied modules to Bangladesh's first large-scale solar power plant (28MW), which had been connected to the utility grid in September 2018.
July 30, 2018
The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has tendered for a sponsor of a 789kW grid-connected rooftop solar portfolio on several government buildings at Jamalpur District Town.
July 18, 2018
The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has tendered 200MW(AC) of grid-connected solar PV projects to be developed across four locations in the country.
July 6, 2018
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a US$20 million loan and a US$25.44 million grant to support off-grid solar PV pumping for agricultural irrigation in Bangladesh, to replace expensive diesel-based systems.
July 4, 2018
Proinso UK, providing procurement and engineering through its EPM unit (Engineering Procurement Management), and Dhaka-based independent power producer Joules Power Limited (JPL) are due to commission a 28MW solar project in Bangladesh this month, which they claim to be the first utility-scale PV project in the country.

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