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German solar developer faces demonstration in Bangladesh

Ib Vogt and its local partner are facing protests from farmers who claim a planned 207-acre PV project site will destroy their livelihoods by occupying fertile fields.

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US developer Eleris plans 2.2 GW of solar in Bangladesh

The proposal includes 1 GW of solar farms on an army training base island in the estuary of the Meghna river.

Indian developer plans 50 MW solar plant in Bangladesh

Hero Future Energies wants to make India’s first contribution to grid scale solar in its northeastern neighbor. Plans for a 100 MW plant have been stymied by the power evacuation equipment available at the Khulna site.

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Bangladesh to install another 40,000 free solar home systems

Time is running out for the government to achieve its goal of universal access to electricity by next year but Dhaka has doubled down by allocating $26 million for PV panels in hard-to-reach areas.

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Metito wins 45-55 MW Bangladesh project with $0.07/kWh bid

A consortium led by Metito Utilities, JinkoPower and Al Jomaih Energy and Water has won a tender to build a 45-55 MW grid-tied solar plant with a bid of $0.0749/kWh — the lowest ever seen in Bangladesh.

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UAE to invest in 100 MW Bangladesh solar plant

Details are few at this stage, with a site for the big project still to be selected, although the Bangladeshi government has confirmed the tariff for electricity produced by the plant will be $0.095/kWh.

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Bangladesh issues tender to develop up to 60 MW of solar

Through the procurement, the Bangladesh Power Development Board is seeking developers for the construction of grid-connected solar power plants on a build, own, operate basis.

Malaysian company plans 100 MW solar plant in Bangladesh

The joint venture with agro business Anand Group would see the project installed at the northern fringe of the nation’s grid network and would represent a sizable leap forward in a country where the largest PV scheme has a 20 MW capacity.

Bangladeshi DISCOMS told to sign up net metering customers

With the nation’s net metering regime up and running for industrial generators, the government is trying to drum up interest and wants another 600 customers signed up by June, with the help of a soft loans program.

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