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Energy Resources in Bangladesh

Trends and Contemporary Issues

Benefits

  • Summarizes strategies for developing and emerging countries facing similar energy and power related issues as Bangladesh

  • Discusses energy policies and presents thought-provoking solutions to energy related issues

  • First book of its kind to be published in the context of the Bangladesh energy scenario

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 1-5
  3. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 7-14
  4. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 15-19
  5. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 21-25
  6. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 27-30
  7. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 31-35
  8. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 37-41
  9. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 43-47
  10. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 53-56
  11. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 57-61
  12. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 63-66
  13. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 67-71
  14. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 73-75
  15. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 77-80
  16. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 81-84
  17. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 85-88
  18. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 89-92
  19. Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
    Pages 93-96

About this book

Introduction

This book discusses the energy issues facing Bangladesh, specifically the lack of access to electricity that impedes overall development. In-depth chapters examine critical energy problems and provide possible solutions including energy conversion and energy efficiency and the utilization of energy reform strategies for further development of the energy sector. This book is useful to students and practitioners seeking a clearer understanding of contemporary energy issues, energy markets and their sustainable development, including modern technologies for energy conversion from as waste and strategies for efficiency. It presents thought-provoking ideas and strategies to help Bangladesh achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and transition to an upper-middle income country by 2021, through the utilization of proper energy policies.
 
  • Summarizes strategies for developing and emerging countries facing similar energy and power related issues as Bangladesh;
  • Discusses energy policies and presents thought-provoking solutions to energy related issues;
  • First book of its kind to be published in the context of the Bangladesh energy scenario.
  • Keywords

    Renewable energy in Bangladesh Bio-energy Smart grid Power sector development Solar energy Solar water heater Electricity sector of Bangladesh Fuel diversification Energy security Liquefied natural gas Energy sector of Bangladesh Energy in developing countries Energy policy in emerging countries

    Authors and affiliations

    1. 1.School of Business and EconomicsNorth South UniversityDhakaBangladesh
    2. 2.School of Business and EconomicsNorth South UniversityDhakaBangladesh

    About the authors

    Dr. Sakib Bin Amin is an Assistant Professor in the School of Business and Economics at North South University in Dhaka, Bangladesh and a Visiting Commonwealth Research Fellow at Durham University Business School, United Kingdom. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics (University of Durham, UK) and a Master's Degree in International Economics (University of Essex, UK). His research mainly focuses on Energy Sector Reform and Energy Policy in Developing Countries. Sakib is the president of the Bangladesh Association for Energy Economics (BDAEE), the Bangladeshi affiliates of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE).

    Saanjaana Rahman holds Bachelors' in Economics from North South University, Dhaka, Bangladesh (2017). Her thesis paper was focused on the impact of urbanisation on energy demand in Bangladesh. Her research interests include energy, health economics, and development economics.

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