Country:Bangladesh
Year:2012
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2012
Policy Type:Policy Support, Policy Support>Institutional creation
Policy Target:Multiple RE Sources
Policy Sector:Framework Policy, Multi-sectoral Policy
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA)
URL:http://www.sreda.gov.bd/joomlatools-files/docman-files/6.%20Sustainable&%20Renewable%20Energy%20Development%20Authority(SREDA)%20Act_English.pdf
Legal References:Act no. 48 of 2012
Description:

The Act establishes the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) in order to: ensure energy security and to mitigate risks associated with natural calamities stemming from gobal warming.

SREDA came into being in 2014 and is now fully functional as a government agency. SREDA aims to promote renewable energy and energy efficiency by: 

  • Coordinating renewable energy and energy efficiency efforts of the government.
  • Standardizing and labelling the renewable energy and energy efficiency products.
  • Piloting new technologies, and taking initiatives for their expansion.
  • Creating conducive environment for the investors.
  • Conducting research and development.
  • Developing capacity.
  • Creating awareness for renewable energy and energy efficiency.
  • Establishing linkages with regional and international organizations.
Related Documents:

In order to see a full version of the The Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority Act of 2012 please click here.

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