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Bangladesh secures $200m from Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to support renewables

The China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has extended a $200 million long-term credit facility to Bangladesh to finance a range of infrastructure projects, including renewable energy expansion.

AC Energy to invest in PV in Bangladesh

AC Energy has revealed plans to invest in solar projects throughout Asia, including Bangladesh, by forming a joint venture with Germany’s ib vogt GmbH.

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Roadmap for solar module recycling in Bangladesh

Bangladesh currently does not have a recycling center for PV module recycling. But according to a group of local scientists, the country could evolve into a regional hub for PV waste recycling if proper guidelines are implemented.

Bangladesh Army signs 1GW solar deal for training base

American power company Eleris Energy has agreed to construct five 200MW solar plants on the Swarna Dweep island administered by the army and used for training exercises, with the capacity due online within five years.

Sungrow to supply inverters to ‘largest solar project in Bangladesh’

The Chinese inverter maker has signed a contract with India-based Rays Power Infra to supply 1,500V, 3.125 MW central inverters to the 280 MW solar project, set to be installed in the Rangpur district of Bangladesh.

TATA Projects lands 120km power transmission line project in Bangladesh

The 400 kV double-circuit transmission line will run from Barapukuria to Bogura, expanding high-voltage transmission infrastructure in Northern Bangladesh. It will also facilitate 1,600 MW power transmission from a power plant based in Jharkhand to Bangladesh.

Consultancy sought for India-funded 100 MW solar plant in Bangladesh

The majority of the finance for the $177 million, Jamuna river project will be provided in the form of soft loans from the Indian government and officials are reportedly already planning a second 100 MW facility with a Chinese firm on nearby land.

Hero Future Energies secures India’s first deal for large scale solar in Bangladesh

The Haryana-based renewables company, which is part of a bike and motorbike manufacturing conglomerate, will be paid $0.1025/kWh by the Bangladeshi government for the electricity that will be generated by a 50 MW plant in Khulna district, with the power purchase deal running for 20 years.

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In H1 2021, India met 72% of electricity demand growth through solar and wind

The figures paint a better picture for India than other Asian nations, where fossil fuel-based generation accounted for a much bigger share in meeting the rise in electricity demand.

Government to finance 100 MW Bangladeshi solar plant

The federal government will provide INR968 crore of soft loans for a INR1307 crore, 100 MW solar park near the Jamuna river in Bangladesh’s Jamalpur district, where a second park of a similar size is being planned by Dhaka and a Chinese partner.

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