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State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that the government is exploring options like rooftop and floating solar power plants as alternatives to land-based ones due to scarcity of lands. He said it is not possible to set up land-based large-scale solar plants as lands are being used for agriculture.
The government gave a big push to its renewable energy and waste-based power generation drive as it approved five projects with a combined electricity production capacity of 223.5 megawatts.
The government yesterday gave a big push to its renewable energy and waste-based power generation drive as it approved five projects with a combined electricity production capacity of 223.5 megawatts.
Through its investments, the fully state-owned specialised non-bank financial institution (NBFI) aims to generate cheaper electricity, cut emissions and dependency on fossil fuels, and eventually complete the Mujib Climate Prosperity Plan (MCPP).
The “Modernization of Power Distribution- Smart Grids Phase I” is a €120 million project aiming at modernizing the distribution grid infrastructure in order to contribute to a safer and stable electricity supply.
In Bangladesh the most prevalent e-mobility solution are the electric two/three wheelers. Although the actual stock take of these “Easy Bikes” are yet to be determined, it is estimated that 1.24 million of these vehicles are on the road which are facilitating transportation of approximately 250 million people.

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