Bangladesh, Oct. 20 -- Solar power could well be a solution to Bangladesh's energy woes.

This inference can be drawn from a new study suggesting that 40,000 MW of electricity in Bangladesh could be easily generated from solar energy by 2041, if an action plan is prioritised. In such a scenario, solar energy would constitute 50 percent of the country's installed capacity.

However, the study says that at least 8,000 MW of solar power could be generated by 2041

in case of "as usual business case scenario", and 25,000 MW in a "medium case scenario".

The study, titled 'National Solar Energy Action Plan 2021-2041', was conducted by the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (Sreda) in collaboration with the United Nations De...