Joules Energy has stated the $22 million PV undertaking can be constructed on land which is submerged for a lot of the 12 months and can breed fishes. The undertaking is about to be accomplished in December 2023.
A 20 MW photo voltaic plant being deliberate by Joules Energy Restricted in Bangladesh can be constructed on 75 acres of land which can be submerged for a lot of the 12 months.
Md Nahiduzzaman, enterprise improvement lead for the corporate, informed pv journal the photo voltaic system can be put in on a web site which can produce fish in addition to agricultural merchandise together with mushrooms, which can develop within the shade of the panels.
The grid-connected web site in Bangladesh’s northern district of Mymensingh will price round $22 million, in response to the corporate, which is owned by Bangladeshi conglomerate Expo Group.
Nahiduzzaman stated the corporate expects to begin building in January and full the positioning in December 2023.
Joules Energy has acknowledged it expects funding help from the World Financial institution and different mushy mortgage suppliers for the positioning.
The developer had backing from the World Financial institution-financed Funding Promotion and Financing Facility II for its first, 20 MW photo voltaic web site in Bangladesh.
With lease agreements signed with landowners, Joules Energy lately invited expressions of curiosity to finish an in depth feasibility research, design drawing, preliminary environmental examination, environmental affect evaluation, and social affect evaluation for the undertaking. The tender deadline is August 21.
The plant can be related to the nationwide grid by a single circuit line of 33 kV from the plant web site to the Muktagacha substation operated by the Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board.
A separate tender, to put in 82 MWp of floating, ground-mounted, and rooftop PV in an industrial zone, is about to shut on July 27.
Authorities physique the Bangladesh Financial Zones Authority has tendered for photo voltaic throughout a 30,000-acre web site on the nation’s largest industrial zone, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar, within the Feni district.
Candidates for the tender should put together a technical, monetary, authorized, environmental, and social feasibility report and advocate appropriate land and a bankable public-private partnership contract construction.