Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
Key Players
  • Ministry of Power, Energy, and Mineral Resources
  • Sustainable & Renewable Energy Development Authority
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Bangladesh Power Development Board
  • Energy Statistics of Bangladesh
  • Planning Commission of Bangladesh
  • Energy Generation Corporation Bangladesh (EGCB)
  • Renewable Energy Policy of Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) draft 2017
  • NREL Solar resource in Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Government Database
  • Renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • The Solar Home Systems initiative in Bangladesh
  • Solar Home Systems in Bangladesh
  • Financial analyses and social impacts of solar home systems in Bangladesh: A case study
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 249.72 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    7.28%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    176
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 2151.37 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    9.54%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    47.58%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    310.39 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    1.23%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    BB-
  • Moody's
    Ba3
  • Fitch
    BB-
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