Akash Solar installation for Dhamrai Water Management Cooperative

Dhaka, Bangladesh, 18 May 2010 - Akash Solar today announced the installation of a 500 watt solar electric system for the Dhamrai Water Management Cooperative in Dhamrai, Bangladesh. This system, the first in Dhamrai will power the cooperative's main administrative office building including ceiling fans, lighting, computers and mobile phones. The office previously did not have access to electricity. Said Akash Solar Managing Director Saifur Rahman, "The system at Dhamrai will revolutionize the ability of the cooperative to serve its customers. With access to electricity, the cooperative's administrative staff can now work more efficiently and effectively on behalf of the village. Akash Solar is proud to have designed and built this system in a very short period of period of time. We are proud to help impact the lives of the people of Dhamrai." About Akash Solar Akash Solar was established in 2008 to bring innovative solar energy solutions to individuals and organizations in developing countries. Akash Solar’s management team leverages more than 30 years of research, design and development experience in solar photovoltaics and efficient lighting systems to create solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers. Through our collaborative relationships with research laboratories, developers, equipment suppliers and manufacturers in the United States, Japan, Switzerland, China and India, we are able to bring the most cost effective and appropriate solar energy solutions to a wide range of end users. Please visit www.akashsolar.com to learn more.

Contact Details

USA

Akash Solar Ventures, LLC
Saifur Rahman, CEO
+1-202-713-5049

Bangladesh

Akash Solar Engineering, Ltd.
+880-2-985-6287
Saidur Rahman, Senior Project Manager
+880-171-542-6215
Hafizul Hasan, Manager (Sales & Technical, dept.)
+880-172-096-2589
+880-168-194-3460