Bangladesh's Solar Home System Program Snapshot [Jul 2017]

Last Modified: Sun Aug 20 2017 06:52:59 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 4,100,850
    solar home systems have been installed in rural Bangladesh under the program in the off-grid rural areas of Bangladesh till Jul 2017. [Target: 6 million by 2017].
  • 18 million
    + beneficiaries are getting solar electricity as a result, which is around 12% of the total population of Bangladesh.
  • 1.4 million tons
    of kerosene replaced since the inception of the program in 2003, having an estimated value of $411 million.
  • 56
    Partner Organizations (PO) are implementing the program. IDCOL provides refinancing and grant support as well as necessary technical assistance to the POs. POs install the SHSs, extend credit to the end users and provide after sale services.
  • 75,000
    people are directly or indirectly involved with the program.