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Energy Options in Bangladesh: A Review

The Efficient Use of Existing Energy Resources Is Crucial for Bangladesh in Enhancing Its Energy Outlook
  • Sakib Bin AminEmail author
  • Saanjaana Rahman
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Abstract

With a focus on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) criteria for sustainable, clean and affordable energy, it should be ideal for Bangladesh to consider its energy options. This will not only lead to much desirable mitigation of the country’s energy famine but would also contribute favourably to its macroeconomic indicators. The phenomenal shift from traditional energy to relatively environment-friendly energy usage would help to maintain a harmony with the ecosystem, reducing the rate of global environmental degradation. However, to facilitate this transition, Bangladesh would require the government’s stern involvement in the form of financing projects to develop the energy infrastructure. If this can be ensured, then Bangladesh, by all means, can attain its dream of probing in the elite panel of upper-middle-income countries by 2021.

Keywords

Energy resources Renewable energy Bangladesh Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Fuel Coal Hydropower Power generation Traditional 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Business and EconomicsNorth South UniversityDhakaBangladesh

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