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TitleEnergy Resources in Bangladesh [electronic resource] : Trends and Contemporary Issues / by Sakib Bin Amin, Saanjaana Rahman
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
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Descript XXVII, 151 p. 2 illus., 1 illus. in color. online resource


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


Energy: The Lifeblood of Bangladesh Economy -- Energy Options in Bangladesh: A Review -- Importance of Energy Efficiency in Bangladesh -- Drivers of Energy Demand in Bangladesh -- Fuel Diversification and Future Energy Security in Bangladesh -- The Role of ICT in Energy Sector: Towards a Digital Bangladesh by 2021 -- Good Governance: A Response to the Energy Crisis Problem -- The Impact of Skill Development in Bangladesh Energy Sector -- Importance of Cross-Border Electricity Trading in Bangladesh Energy Sector -- Solar Water Heater, an Alternative Eco-Friendly Technology -- The Environment-Friendly Use of Coal in Bangladesh -- Bio-energy: The Hope that is After Gas -- LNG and LPG Market Development in Bangladesh -- Energy Transmission System in Bangladesh -- Prepaid Metering as an instrument for Power Development -- Role of FDI in Energy Market in Bangladesh -- Urbanisation and Energy Linkages in Bangladesh -- Linkages between Women and Energy Sector in Bangladesh -- Renewable Energy Practices in Bangladesh -- Energy Conservation Options and Policies in Bangladesh -- The Nexus between Energy & Healthcare Development: Few Stylised Facts with a Special Emphasis on Bangladesh -- Energy, Employment, and Poverty: The Bangladesh Experience -- Biogas Generation from Household Level Farming in Bangladesh -- Water-Energy Nexus at the Heart of Sustainable Development in Bangladesh -- Smart Grid in Bangladesh Energy Sector -- Microenterprises and Energy Security in Bangladesh -- Linkages between Tourism and Energy Sector in Bangladesh -- Appendix

Renewable energy sources Renewable and Green Energy. Energy Policy Economics and Management. Energy Systems. Energy Efficiency.


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