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Bangladesh will not meet 2020 renewables goal says Wood Mackenzie

Bangladesh will not be able to meet its 2020 renewable energy goal but will rather double its fossil fuel imports, according to Wood Mackenzie.
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Bangladesh secures $200 million loan to boost electrification

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a $200-million (€179 million) loan to Bangladesh to increase access to electricity and improve service efficiency in the capital of Dhaka and the country’s western zone.
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Bangladeshi government: Partners sought for rural renewables

The Bangladeshi government is bidding for more partners to take part in its “Taka” programme, which aims to bring renewable household electricity, street lighting and cooking stoves to every off-grid community in the country.

Metito, JinkoSolar and partners win contract for Bangladeshi solar

The Government of Bangladesh has awarded the Rangunia 55-megawatts electric (MW) AC grid-tied solar power plant project to a Consortium led by Metito Group together with Jinko Power and AlJomaih Group.
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Bangladesh inks $185 million clean energy financing deal

Bangladesh will add up to 310MW of renewable energy to its energy mix as a result of an agreement signed with the World Bank.
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Nepal, Bangladesh sign MoU on energy cooperation

Nepal and Bangladesh have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation in energy sector. The MoU is expected to promote more Bangladesh investments in Nepal's energy sector and pave the way for Nepal...

Dhaka residents to pay more for foul smelling water

Bangladesh, Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) aims to raise water prices by 5% from July 1, 2018, a decision causing dissatisfaction among residents, many living with foul smelling water. Dhaka Wasa has...
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Dhaka Power Distribution Company to deploy its first smart grid

Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) will be installing smart grids in the capital’s Dhanmondi, Azimpur, Green Road, Lalmatia and Asad Gate areas. New substations will accompany the region's first smart grids in these five areas. France...