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    Big projects hit snag

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:39am on January 02, 2018

    Four grid-tied solar power projects with 302MW combined capacity failed to make any progress in 10 to 22 months after signing of contracts with four...

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    US firm’s plea to extend execution time rejected  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:57am on December 09, 2017

    Power, energy and mineral resources ministry rejected a petition of SunEdison, a global renewable energy company headquartered in the United States, for extension of its...

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    Another deal signed to buy pricy solar power bypassing tenders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on October 26, 2017

    The government on Thursday signed another deal with a local-foreign consortium to buy pricy electricity at Tk 12 per unit or kilowatt-hour from a 200MW...

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    Cabinet gives nod to ratifying global solar alliance framework deal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on August 21, 2017

    The cabinet on Monday decided to ratify a framework agreement to become a member of the International Solar Alliance that aims at efficient exploitation of...

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    PDB inks Tk 74cr deal with ZTE for 7.4mw solar plant

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on July 09, 2017

    State-run Power Development Board on Sunday assigned Chinese ZTE Corporation for building the government’s first grid-connected solar park at Kaptai hydropower station in Rangamati...

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    PDB signs deal with Chinese co to set up grid-connected solar plant

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:08pm on July 09, 2017

    State-owned Power Development Board on Sunday signed deal with a Chinese EPC contractor to set up a 7.4 MWp grid connected solar...

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    BEZA to set up solar zone for 1000MW electricity

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 09:39pm on June 23, 2017

    Bangladesh Economic Zone Authority has planned setting up of a big solar power zone for generating at least 1000 megawatts of electricity, official sources said....

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    PDB to develop 2,000 acre land to lower power tariff

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:50am on June 18, 2017

    State-run Power Development Board has taken a move to develop about 2,000 acres of land in Chittagong and install power transmission facilities there for private...

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    Solar tower power is on the rise

    by Paul Brown | Updated at 12:05am on June 13, 2017

    SOLAR generation systems can now produce electricity and store it for hours, using solar tower power without any need for batteries....

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    Solar sector traders demand withdrawal of 10pc import duty

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:33pm on June 05, 2017

    Businessmen in the solar power sector urged the government to withdraw 10 per cent import duty saying it will ultimately push up the cost of...