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Renewable Energy Policy of Bangladesh

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 1 March 2018

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. 

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