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Concentrating Solar Power and its Prospect in Bangladesh (2009)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on May 12, 2010

This article from the University of Science and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh explores the potential of building a concentrating solar power plant (CSP) in Bangladesh, to overcome the crisis in the power sector.

Bangladesh has an average annual solar radiation of nearly 1,900kWh/m2, which is sufficient to operate a CSP plant. Studies foreseen that by 2015 the capital costs of the plant would become $3,800/kWe.

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