Country:Bangladesh
Year:2008 (Dec 18th)
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2008 (Dec 18th)
Policy Type:Regulatory Instruments, Policy Support
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, All
Policy Sector:Framework Policy, Multi-sectoral Policy
Size of Plant Targeted:Small and Large
Agency:Power Cell
URL:http://www.powerdivision.gov.bd/pdf/REP_English.pdf
Renewable Energy Description:

The objectives of the Renewable Energy Policy for Bangladesh are to:

  • Harness the potential of renewable energy resources and dissemination of renewable energy technologies in rural, peri-urban and urban areas;
  • Enable, encourage and facilitate both public and private sector investment in renewable energy projects;
  • Develop sustainable energy supplies to substitute indigenous non-renewable energy supplies;
  • Scale up contributions of renewable energy to electricity production;
  • Scale up contributions of renewable energy both to electricity and to heat energy.

The main goal is develop renewable energy sources to meet 5% of total power demand by 2015 and 10% by 2020. 

Related Documents:

In order to see full version of the "Renewable Energy Policy of Bangladesh" please, click PAMS_Bangladesh_Renewable Energy Policy of Bangladesh.

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