Skypower Global to develop solar power capacity for $4.3 bn in Bangladesh

Solar power producer Skypower Global is investing $4.3 billion in Bangladesh for the development of the solar energy sector there.

The Canadian multinational made the announcement at a roundtable meeting of Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU) with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday.

In terms of capacity the investment would bring about the development of 2 gigawatts of solar power over the next four years in Bangladesh.

Skypower is to establish its office in Tungipara and also plans to donate Bangladesh 1.5 million home lanterns.

Ajith Kumar S

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