In Bangladesh, the growth of renewable energy, especially solar power, has been remarkable, as is evident in the irrigation sector. The implementation of solar-powered irrigation systems (SPISs) in Bangladesh began in 2009 and over 50,000 SPISs are expected to be installed through public–private partnerships by 2025.
BARC Conference Room, Dhaka, Bangladesh
10 April 2019 01 January 1970
This workshop will use the Bangladesh Country Assessment Report to improve understanding of the sensitive differences in the scale of operation, organizational structures, policy and legal frameworks, investments, and financial arrangements of SPIS implementation.
The one-day workshop will bring together various stakeholders –policymakers, researchers, and private-sector actors – to discuss and draw lessons from the successes and failures of existing SPIS programmes in the country. The workshop aims to deliberate on the following to discuss the intended feasibility assessment and policy toolkit to be produced under this project: