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Dhaka Tuesday,  Feb 20, 2018
The contracts and deals with the entrepreneurs that are meant to establish solar power plants are going to be declared annul as they failed to materialize the plants within due time. Warning notices have already been issued to some of the companies, rest of them are on the way to get warnings too and the deals will be declared annul subsequently. Sources from the power division inform that, most of... »

Power Sector

Save Electricity By Behavioural Change

nosrul ferb State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid speaks at an energy saving campaign programme at CIRDAP auditorium in the capital on Sunday. Experts at an energy saving campaign on Sunday said that around 1225MW of electricity in industrial sector can be saved through change over of technology... »

Gas Sector

Gazprom Deal To Cost ‘Tk 115cr More’

GAZPROME The much-talked-about gas discovery at Bhola will turn out to be rather expensive for the nation, as Russia’s Gazprom has been given the drilling assignment at almost double the cost of the proposal submitted by the state-run Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Ltd (Bapex), sources said. Again, while the... »


High Oil Price, USD Rate Make Govt Bleed

oil pic The three-and-a-half-year-long record high oil price in the international market and the increasing dollar price are causing a huge loss to the government. The two factors are also putting foreign reserves under pressure, as the government has to foot higher import bills. Sources in the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) said... »

EB Reports

IDCOL Achieved SAFA & SAARC Awards

IDCOL Achieved SAFA & SAARC Awards  - energy bangla Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), a government owned financial institute, has been awarded with the SAFA Best Presented Annual Report Awards and SAARC Anniversary Awards for Corporate Governance Disclosures-2016 under Public Sector Entities category. This award has been conferred on IDCOL on the basis of evaluation administered by SAFA’s Committee... »

Green Pages

‘Solar Rooftop Net Metering Guidelines to be finalized by a month’

The solar panel on the roof of the secretariat The Solar Rooftop Net Metering Guidelines will be finalized by one month aiming to produce solar power in the country, Power Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus said. “However, we have made available draft of the Solar Rooftop Net Metering Guidelines on website for taking opinions from the people,” he said this... »

Coal Sector

Coal Set To Flare Tempers At Davos

Davos energy bangla With less than two weeks until the World Economic Forum or WEF in Davos, a gulf has emerged that could signal a coup for US president Donald Trump. For nearly half a century, global leaders have met at the Swiss resort to map out policy. This year, International Monetary Fund... »


Eight Bangladeshi Children on a Russian Winter Adventure

Rosatom-BD child-Russia Eight Bangladeshi children between the age of 11 and 16 arrived Moscow in the early morning of February 9 to attend the traditional Russian winter adventure in the Penza region, roughly 600 km away from the capital city. The children are attending, “International Smart Holidays” – a “Rosatom School” project... »

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2017 In Review

Breakthrough In Some Projects Amid Price Hike Of Gas And Power

Review 2017 Despite facing some hurdle of price hike of power and gas, the country’s power sector has managed to initiate some of its biggest milestone projects in the year of 2017. However, country’s energy sector couldn’t show us that many promises in this year compared to the power sector. Moreover, the... »


Temperature in Bangladesh’s Tetulia falls to lowest on record

cold wave Temperature in Panchagarh’s Tetulia has fallen to 2.6 degrees Celsius, the lowest on record. In the 24 hours prior to 6am Monday morning, temperature averaged out to the country’s all-time low, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Temperature in Nilphamari’s Syedpur was second at 2.9 degrees Celsius, while it was... »