Green Power

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will build two util­ity-scale so­lar en­ergy projects in Bangladesh through an in­vest­ment of US $4.3 bil­lion. This will help cre­ate new green en­ergy jobs, ease en­ergy ac­cess and in­crease grid con­nec­tiv­ity in the coun­try. An ini­tia­tive taken to help Bangladesh achieve its sus­tain­able de­vel­op­ment goals, SkyPower has also de­cided to do­nate 1.5 mil­lion home so­lar kits to the peo­ple of Bangladesh over the next five years. A home so­lar kit com­prises a so­lar panel, LED lights, bat­tery, ra­dio set, fan, and a USB port to

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charge mo­bile phones. Based in Canada, SkyPower is the world’s largest de­vel­oper of util­ity-scale so­lar pho­to­voltaic (PV) en­ergy projects.

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