Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy

Power sector

Master plan frequently changed for 'wrong projection'

The power transmission network did not expand in keeping with the increased power generation capacity in Bangladesh. Nether did the demand for electricity grow. Sources of cost-effective energy could ...

Master plan frequently changed for 'wrong projection'

Bangladesh emphasises joint R&D with US in renewable energy, nuclear power

Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury also held a meeting with acting assistant secretary of the US Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources ambassador Virginia E Palmer to discuss Bangladesh-US energy ...

Bangladesh emphasises joint R&D with US in renewable energy, nuclear power

Japan ups 2030 renewables goal in draft energy policy

The blueprint of the nation's energy policy sets a higher target of 36-38 per cent of power supplies coming from renewable sources such as solar and wind by fiscal 2030– up from the current goal of ...

Japan ups 2030 renewables goal in draft energy policy

Olympic Games

Tokyo 2020's environmental impact

The most recent official estimate of the Tokyo Games' carbon footprint includes 1.5 million tonnes of carbon dioxide generated through the construction or renovation of venues and other infrastructure

Tokyo 2020's environmental impact

No bids for over 70pc of Indian coal mines up for auction

While coal still accounts for over 70 per cent of India's power production, India has pushed a renewables policy which envisages increasing green energy capacity more than four-fold by 2030

No bids for over 70pc of Indian coal mines up for auction

South Korean toilet turns excrement into power and digital currency

An average person defecates about 500g a day, which can be converted to 50 litres of methane gas, the environmental engineer said. This gas can generate 0.5kWh of electricity or be used to drive a ...

South Korean toilet turns excrement into power and digital currency

EU initiative launches green energy transition in Bangladesh

With a commitment of more than € 930 million, the GET initiative aims in Bangladesh to build a power system that will lead to maximum share of the country’s energy demand through renewable energy

EU initiative launches green energy transition in Bangladesh

CPD calls for discontinuation of Speedy Supply of Power and Energy Act

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Sunday called for discontinuation of the Speedy Supply of Power and Energy (Special) Act 2010, scheduled to expire in next October, in the interest of the ...

CPD calls for discontinuation of Speedy Supply of Power and Energy Act

Bangladesh’s 40pc power to come from renewables by 2041: Nasrul

The country lags behind large scale solar power plant projects due to scarcity of land

Bangladesh’s 40pc power to come from renewables by 2041: Nasrul

Renewable energy powers ahead in 2020: Report

Around 280GW of electricity production capacity was added last year, a 45-percent increase from the amount added in 2019

Renewable energy powers ahead in 2020: Report
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