State Minister for Energy, Power and Mineral Sources Nasrul Hamid has stated the federal government is exploring choices like rooftop and floating solar energy crops as options to land-based ones as a result of shortage of land.
He stated it isn’t potential to arrange land-based giant scale photo voltaic crops as land is getting used for agriculture and different essential functions.
The state minister made the remarks whereas presiding over the nearly held “Member Interventions” session of the twelfth meeting of the Worldwide Renewable Power Company (IRENA) final night.
Stressing the necessity for worldwide cooperation to deal with the worldwide vitality challenges in a reputable method, he stated regional and sub-regional cooperation are additionally important on this regard.
Nasrul Hamid talked about that Bangladesh has been making all-out efforts with restricted assets to advertise renewable vitality.
“Over 2 crore folks of the nation have been introduced beneath electrical energy services by means of organising over 60 lakh photo voltaic residence methods,” he added.
Furthermore, folks of the distant areas are being offered electrical energy by means of putting in 26 photo voltaic mini-grids whereas 2000 diesel-run irrigation pumps have been transformed into solar-run pumps to scale back the usage of liquid fuels.
Nasrul stated at the moment the nation is producing 650 MW electrical energy from photo voltaic vitality whereas eight grid-tied photo voltaic parks, having 231 MW capability, have been arrange throughout the nation.
He stated the federal government has launched the online metering system to encourage rooftop photo voltaic panels whereas initiatives have been taken to make use of different sources of renewable vitality like wind and waste to generate electrical energy.
Initiatives have been undertaken to generate 245 MW of electrical energy from wind whereas Dhaka North Metropolis Company signed a contract to arrange a 42.5 MW waste-to-energy plant.
The convention have been attended by representatives from Zimbabwe, Colombia, India, United States, El Salvador, Belgium, Norway, Uruguay, Canada, Indonesia, Singapore, Greece, Spain, China, Japan, Switzerland, Croatia, Turkmenistan, Serbia, Germany, France, Italy, San Marino and Saudi Arabia.