Bangladesh: More Than 500 Apparel Makers Opt for Rooftop Solar

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More than 500 factories have registered to make their manufacturing facilities more eco friendly in the garment exporting powerhouse and the nation’s net metering rules offer an obvious step in the right direction.

With more than 100 garment factories certified green by the U.S. Green Building Council in recent years, more than 500 facilities have registered to make their manufacturing operations more environmentally friendly.

“Rooftop solar will ease our endeavor to set up green industry.” With Bangladesh the second largest apparel exporter in the world, the nation hosts more than 4,000 garment factories, scores of which already feature rooftop solar after the introduction of net metering rules.