Study on Opportunities for Sub-Projects under JICA Renewable Energy Development Project and their Estimated Effects

Apr 1, 2012

Description of Project:

Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc. (MIRI) had been assigned by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to conduct “Preparatory Survey on Renewable Energy Development Project in Bangladesh”. Within the context of the Survey MIRI desired to obtain support from e.Gen in Bangladesh to conduct a study on the opportunities for Sub-projects under JICA Official Development Assistance (ODA) two-step loan project, as well as to estimate expected effects due to execution of such Sub-projects. This covered, all three technological domains:

  1. Solar photovoltaic renewable energy (RE) technology
  2. Biomass utilization RE technology
  3. Energy Efficiency and Conservation technologies

Description of actual services provided by the staff within the assignment:

  • Defining a potential market for three technological domains of RE and EE&C
  • Identifying available and applicable technologies / products
  • Estimating demands
  • Proposing a short list of business models by considering combinations of
  • Estimating quantitative and qualitative effects due to execution of each of the Sub-projects
  • Helping the client in collecting and disseminating data.



Energy and Power




Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc., Japan, JICA


2012- Ongoing