януари 24, 2018

ADB – Bangladesh, “eCluster” and PV Pumping Systems in Bagerhat and Khulna

Project name: Promoting and Scaling Up Solar Photovoltaic Power through Knowledge Management and Pilot Testing in Bangladesh

Strategic Agendas: Regional integration, Environmentally sustainable growth, Inclusive economic growth

Drivers of Change: Effective gender equity, Knowledge solutions, Partnerships, Private sector development   

Sector / Subsector: Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Impact: Access of Bangladesh to affordable, reliable, clean, and renewable energy sources and technologies increased by 2025; innovative employment and livelihood opportunities for BPL women and HHWs in rural remote off-grid areas of Bangladesh increased by 2022

Source of Funding: ADB

Description of Project Outputs: Solar-powered local infrastructure pilot-tested

Power Engineering Design produced, supplied, installed and commissioned 2 (two) pilot “eCluster” equipment (solar photovoltaic, storage and power electronics) and 4 (four) Heavy Duty solar PV Pumping Systems 3kW pump/ 4 kW 3-phase inverter for large aquaculture pond and hatchery with 20 PV panels (5.1 kWp) for 2 (two) shrimp/fish hatcheries:

  1. Shrimp Research Center Bimortala, Bagerhat; Beneficiary – Bangladesh Fish Research Institute
  2. Fish Seed Production Farm Sher-e-Bangla Road, Khulna; Beneficiary – Department of Fisheries