Bangladesh tenders 200MW of solar PV

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.

Proinso and Joules Power to complete 28MW Bangladesh solar plant imminently

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.

Solar can help alleviate Bangladesh’s ‘excessive dependence’ on gas

Bangladesh plans to double fossil fuel generation capacity to 24GW by 2021, but the dangers of dependence on conventional energy generation can be avoided through energy imports and solar, according to a new report from the Institute of Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

Adani mulling solar entry to Bangladesh

Indian conglomerate Adani is considering setting up large-scale solar PV projects in Bangladesh as the firm’s renewable energy vision continues to expand outside of India.