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World Bank Loans $172 Million for Bangladesh Solar Homes Project

October 05, 2011

Oct. 5 (Bloomberg) -- The World Bank approved $172 million of credit to install solar power systems in 630,000 homes in rural Bangladesh that lack connections to the electricity grid.

State-run Infrastructure Development Co. will install the systems in 2012, the bank said in a statement on its website.

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