renewable energy

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

More power, but at what cost?

The latest energy master plan does not align with Bangladesh's clean energy targets

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

Exploiting Newton’s law of gravity to store green energy

Energy generated from gravity batteries is sustainable.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Is Bangladesh turning its back on renewable energy?

Bangladesh’s dependency on coal-based power plants is gradually increasing, when countries around the world are abandoning the technology to make electricity.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Shamim A Mridha’s Eco-Network wins the Diana Award

Shamim Ahmed Mridha is one such young and motivated individual whose network of environmentally aware people has won him The Diana Award. The award is presented by the Diana Award Org, which according to their website, honours a cohort of “20 outstanding young leaders, visionaries and role models from across the world who have demonstrated their ability to inspire and mobilise new generations to service their communities, as Princess Diana believed they could.”

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

UK to lend $450m in five years

British International Investment (BII) has embarked on an ambitious plan of lending $450 million to Bangladesh over the next five years, finding that the country has a stable government and policy support for private sector development.

June 24, 2021
June 24, 2021

Algal Biofuels: The Next Generation of Renewable Energy?

Algae are a remarkable candidate for biodiesel production.

October 3, 2018
October 3, 2018

Achieving complete renewable energy reliance

Ten years ago, under the leadership of then President Nasheed of the Maldives, the leaders of the most vulnerable developing countries came together to form the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF).

June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018

Is 100 percent renewable energy feasible?

Midway through the two-week-long 22nd Conference of Parties (COP22) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in November 2016 in Marrakech, Morocco, the presidential election results in the USA were announced. The result, Trump winning the election, was like a bombshell in the COP.

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

4 Asian countries have world’s most coal plant projects

China, India, Indonesia and Vietnam have the world’s four biggest coal-fired power plants in pipeline. Together, they represent 82 percent of the 718 units globally under construction.

May 18, 2017
May 18, 2017

India beats US in latest renewable energy index

India is ranked second after China in latest "renewable energy country attractiveness" index from Ernst & Young. The US which was number two last year has slid down to number three position and Germany maintained its number four position.