Akij Group recently set up its first rooftop solar plant at Janata Jute Mill in Boalmari, Faridpur.
Chinese telecom giant Huawei provided technical solutions and support to this initial 470 KW project along with the engineering procurement construction partner Cynergy.
“Bangladesh should now turn its attention to renewable energy as this is where the future lies. We should set a goal to generate 100 percent of electricity from renewable sources by 2025,” Akij Group Managing Director Sheikh Bashir Uddin said.
Jason Li, board member of Huawei Bangladesh, said: “Huawei wants to empower the energy sector of Bangladesh by increasing efficiency with its extraordinary digital power solutions as we are working here for building a fully connected, intelligent Bangladesh.”
In the initial phase, the power plant has a capacity of 470 KW, and within the next four months, it will be increased to 2.4 MW whereas the total capacity of the plant will be 5 MW in the later period.
Huawei has given an inverter solution for this plant, which is a renewable solution combining power electronic and digital technology.
This solution will ensure more power generation efficiency and comes with original manufacturer warranty service.
This project is expected to generate around 7M kWh renewable power per year, and 3,500 tons of CO2 could be avoided, which is equal to around 5,350 trees.
Source: United News of Bangladesh