Bangladesh

Solar and Wind Power Potential in Bangladesh 2022

Global Climate Scope ranks Bangladesh in the 41st position from all observed markets in terms...

Renewable Energy in Bangladesh 2022 – Current Trends and Future Opportunities

Renewable energy in Bangladesh is an energy sector with room to vastly expand. This goes...

Top Impacts of Climate Change in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is at the forefront of climate change impacts. Over the last decade, it has seen some of the strongest storms on record, massive flooding, and exponential property losses.

The Risks From JICA’s Involvement in the Matarbari Power Plant Project of Bangladesh

Should JICA decide to move ahead with the Matarbari Power Plant Project, it will expose itself and Japan to massive reputational and financial risks.

Natural Gas in Bangladesh – Record High Prices and Imminent Climate Impacts

2021 saw record spot pricing for LNG around the world, and Bangladesh took the brunt of these costs. To prevent future impacts from price volatility, Bangladesh and other Asian nations are looking at developing local LNG infrastructure. However, considering the recent IPCC report, Bangladesh needs to rethink its approach to natural gas.

How Gender and Energy Access Connect Together

It is forecasted that by 2030 the number of people without electricity could increase by 35 million to 660 million compared to earlier estimations. This threatens to slow down efforts towards gender equality. In this context, progress in the clean energy sector helps reduce poverty and fosters female empowerment.

IPCC Report: Climate Finance for Adaptation Must Increase for Developing Countries

The latest IPCC Working Group II report largely stresses the need to accelerate climate adaptation, eradicate injustice and end the use of fossil fuels. The report, ‘Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability,’ emphasised that coal and other fossil fuels are choking humanity.

Global Economic Recovery after COVID-19 Pandemic – What 2022 Holds for the Energy Market

We sit with experts and stakeholders from all parts of the energy market to discuss what 2021 taught us, how will the global economic recovery continue in 2022 and which will be the decisive factors for the energy market and climate finance in Asia going forward.

Why Clean Cooking Is Not Always Climate Friendly

From a climate perspective clean cooking technologies that are currently being pushed are not always climate friendly with a reliance on LPG.

Solar Lamps: Empowering Marginalised Communities in Asia

Solar Lamps also called Soler Lanterns being used in Rural Household

Repercussions of China’s Coal Pledge on Asian Economies

China's historic pledge to stop coal financing abroad will help in lowering global carbon emissions. However, the decision may also risk economic growth in Asian countries like Vietnam and Indonesia. Experts demand stronger commitments from Beijing in order to support the renewable energy transition in the region.

Learnings from Bangladesh’s Solar Home System

The world's largest off-grid solar program gave 20 million Bangladeshis access to electricity in rural areas. The program so far has gained a lot of global popularity and experts believe it can be replicated in other countries.

The Power Overcapacity in Bangladesh and How Can Renewable Energy Help

June was the month when the new Power Sector Master Plan in Bangladesh should have...

The Renewable Energy Potential of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a country that, without any fanfare, had managed to overcome a past filled...

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