Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2018, Page: 29-36
Renewable Energy Resources: An Over View in Bangladesh
Sumon Chowdhury, Department of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Mamun Chowdhury, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sonargaon University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Received: Oct. 17, 2018;       Accepted: Nov. 6, 2018;       Published: Jan. 16, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20180704.12      View  112      Downloads  46
Abstract
Bangladesh is a developing country in South-Asia. Most of the people live in the villages and that’s why around 40% of total people live under poverty line. Both renewable and non-renewable energy resources are being used here. This study is conducted to review the potentials and possibilities of renewable energy sources in Bangladesh based on the previous study and reports. Natural gas is the main source of non-renewable energy and use for electricity production. Besides coal based power plant are also producing electricity. The annual energy demand is increasing here with the world energy demand incensement. The energy crisis is higher with the higher population growth rate. Only natural gas is not enough to meet the annual demand whereas using coal and oil has bad impact on climate change. To mitigate the problem and achieve the energy goal, green energy like renewable energy is a must for Bangladesh. There is a good and effective possibility to produce energy, power and electricity from renewable energy sources like Biomass, Hydro energy, Solar energy, Biogas and Wind energy in the country. Some government and non government organizations are working with renewable energy in Bangladesh. Along with people have to be more conscious and proper man power needs to be appointed for this purpose.
Keywords
Renewable Energy, Biomass Energy, Biogas, Solar Energy, Hydro Energy, Wind Energy
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Sumon Chowdhury, Mamun Chowdhury, Renewable Energy Resources: An Over View in Bangladesh, International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy. Vol. 7, No. 4, 2018, pp. 29-36. doi: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20180704.12
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