IDCOL board recently approved financing a 100-kW solar photovoltaic (PV) based micro-grid by PUROBI Green Energy Limited (PGEL) at Sandip island, Chittagong. A 40-kW diesel generator will be integrated into the proposed power plant in order to ensure adequate power supply during periods of low solar radiation. Total project cost is BDT 55.37 million and it will be financed through mix of debt, equity and grant from KfW. PGEL is a consortium of four NGOs namely Bangladesh Rural Integrated Development Grub-Street Economy (BRIDGE), Integrated Development Foundation (IDF), Upokolio Bidyut and Mohila Unnoyon Samity (UBOMOUS) and Rural Energy and Development Initiative (REDI). Once completed, this Project is expected to supply electricity to adjacent 390 shops, 5 health centers and 5 schools.