Solar Home System (SHS)
Program Name: Solar Home System (SHS)
Duration: 30th December, 2002 – ongoing
Client/ Beneficiary: People who are willing to use alternative power (renewable energy). we have established 60444 SHS sets till now and about 230000 people are being benefited.
Sources of Fund: IDCOL, ADB, World Bank, Kfw, GTZ, IDB & TMSS.
Core/ Major Activities:
- To introduce and marketing solar energy to mass people
- To encourage mass people on usage of solar energy and reduce the carbon emanation.
- To promote the features & facilities of solar energy
- To sensitize the government law makers and wealthy peoples to work in favor of solar energy
- To introduce and promote world’s latest & modern technology on Solar Energy in Bangladesh
- To provide long term direct and indirect service to keep the established solar home system running smoothly
- To do maintenance the equipment of the solar energy / solar home system
- To create entrepreneur in Local level
- To facilitate Micro-credit to expand the usage of solar energy
- To arrange fund flow from donors to the client level to decrease the investment
- Awareness build up for reducing pollution.
- Lobbying with Government to give subsidy on Solar Energy related equipment to reduce the cost of solar system.
This program has established a large operational network throughout the country of 07 divisions, including 34 Districts and 128 Upazillas.
Number of service Points/ Outlets: 142
List of working area:
|Name of District||Name of Upazilla|
|Tangail||Ghatail, Kalihati, Nagorpur, Mirzapur, Bhuapur, Sakhipur|
|Khulna||Paikgachha, Dacope , Batiaghata, Dumuria, Koyra, Rupsha|
|Satkhira||Satkhira Sadar, Kaliganj, Shyamnagar, Assasuni, Kalaroa, Debhata, Tala|
|Shariatpur||Shariatpur Sadar, Zajira, Damudya, Naria, Sakhipur|
|Faridpur||Faridpur Sadar, Sadarpur, Madhukhali, Bhanga, Alfadanga, Boalmari, Nagarkanda, Saltha|
|Madaripur||Madaripur Sadar, Shibchar, Kalkini, Rajoir|
|Gopalganj||Gopalganj Sadar, Muksudpur, Kashiani|
|Barisal||Gowrnodi, Wazirpur, Hijla, Muladi|
|Sirajganj||Tarash, Raygonj, Kazipur|
|Noakhali||Noakhali Sadar, Subarnachar, Ramgoti|
|Patuakhali||Patuakhali Sadar, Dasmina, Baufal|
|Shylhet||Goainghat, Kanaighat, Jokigonj, Jaintapur, Biani Bazar, Golapganj, Rajanagar|
|Sunamgonj||Sunamganj Sadar, Chatok, Douara Bazar, Jamalgonj, Derai, Taherpur, Bishwamvarpur, Dharmapasha, Sullah, Jagannathpur|
|Moulovibazar||Borolekha, Juri, Kulaura, Srimangal, Kamolganj|
|Hobigonj||Ajmeriganj, Baniachang, Nabiganj, Chunarughat, Madhabpur, Bahubal|
|Mymensingh||Nandail, Ishwarganj, Gaouripur|
|Gazipur||Sreepur, Kaliakor, Kapasia|
|Netrokona||Netrokona Sadar, Durgapur, Kendua, Barhatra, Atpara, Purbodhola, Modon, Kamlakanda, Mohonganj|
|Manikgonj||Manikganj Sadar, Singair, Ghior, Harirampur, Daulatpur, Shivalaya, Saturia|
|Natore||Baraigram, Bagatipara, Lalpur|
|Chandpur||Chandpur Sadar, Haimchar, Faridganj, Kachua|
|Dhaka||Dhaka City Corporation|