Scorching heatwave in Bangladesh magnifies fossil fuel woes

A massive heatwave like last year has returned to Bangladesh, causing temperatures to stay around 40C over vast landscapes for about two weeks now, sending power demand for cooling soaring. Emran Hossain $ 33 billion already spent in Bangladesh’s energy sector Electricity is also needed to irrigate rice fields, maintain the right water levels in […]

Millions face more misery as energy prices go up again in Bangladesh

High inflation sustained for about two years; investors urged to promote renewable energy Emran Hossain More miseries because of soaring energy prices In the first two weeks of March, three Santal people, all in their 50s, dropped dead in a rural area in northern Bangladesh’s Gaibandha district – Gobindaganj. The deaths happened in rather dramatic […]