Bangladesh is one of the developing countries in the world which faces severe energy and environmental challenges. Grameen Shakti is a micro-generation renewable energy program that aims to meet energy requirements of the people of Bangladesh in a cost effective and environmentally friendly manner. It is one of the largest and fastest growing programs of its type in the world. Presently, Grameen Shakti deals with three technologies: solar home systems (SHSs), biogas systems and improved cooking stoves (ICS). This article looks into the prominent features of Grameen Shakti program which have primarily contributed to its success.
- Grameen Shakti
- energy renewal