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Dhaka Saturday,  Oct 21, 2017
Pollution has been linked to nine million deaths worldwide in 2015, a report in The Lancet has found. Almost all of these deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries, where pollution could account for up to a quarter of deaths. Bangladesh and Somalia were the worst affected. Air pollution had the biggest impact, accounting for two-thirds of deaths from pollution. Brunei and Sweden had the lowest numbers of pollution-related deaths,... »

Power Sector

MoU With Sweden And ABB To Upgrade Transmission & Distribution

mou-abb-swinden-ENERGYBANGLA360x157 Extensive level of plannings are adopted to upgrade the power transmission and distribution systems of the country. Sweden is likely to invest billions of dollars in the sector which will be implemented by ABB Pte ltd. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding this development project is signed among the bangladesh’s... »

Gas Sector

Illegal Power Usage In Ctg: Cases Filed, Fined Over lacs

power-transmission-line-272x205 A mobile court has disconnected electricity connections of the Chittagong city dwellers and filed cases against some for having either due bills or illegal connections. The mobile court filed 8 cases and disconnected a total of 12 electricity connections of the Rampur area of the port city on Sunday. The... »

Petroleum

Govt To Import 5 Million Tons Of Diesel From India

OIL-TRAIN The government has decided to purchase a total of five million tons diesel from India for 15 years at the cost of Tk188.84 crore. This proposal by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources was approved during the Cabinet Committee meeting on Public Purchase on Wednesday, chaired by Commerce Minister... »

EB Reports

Titas Gas Got 3 New DMDs

Titas Gas Three new post of Deputy Managing Director (DMD) is created for the state-run Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution company’s three different region. After joining the three new DMDs will be the head of the distribution area of Mymensingh, Narayanganj and Gazipur region which were previously headed by a general manager.... »

Green Pages

Trump’s Solar Tariff Confusion Creates An Opportunity

usa solar The solar sector is reeling from confusion, and stock prices are reeling right along with it. The time it has taken investors and traders to wrap their heads around Trump’s industry tariffs and the pyrrhic victory of two solar companies in a case against cheap Chinese imports has seen stocks... »

Coal Sector

Dispute with Contractor At Maddhapara: Mining Stopped

Maddhapara Hard rock mining from the Maddhapara Hard Rock mining facilty stopped suddenly without any prior notice from the contractor firm of the mine field. About one thousand of workers of the mine got jobless for the prevailing discord between the authority of Maddhapara Granite Mining Company Limited (MGMCL) and the... »

Nuclear

Belarus Open To Cooperation With Bangladesh In Nuclear Power

Belarus  energy minister - nuclear Bangladesh and Belarus opting for nuclear power have much to learn from each other, says Belarus’ Minister of Energy Vladimir Potupchik in an interview to Nuclear Asia on the sidelines of the ongoing 22nd Belarusian Energy and Ecology Forum and Energy Expo. Belarus, which has opted for two water-water type... »

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Achieving Energy Security In Bangladesh

Energy Security Introduction: Availability and uninterrupted supply of energy at an affordable rate is inevitable for the sustainable social and economic development and growth of the country. Accessibility, affordability and reliability of the sources of energy are fundamentals to energy security. Energies are obtained from various sources and utilized in various purposes.... »

Environment

Ammonia Crisis clogs Industrial Production

lpg-337x205 The Zamuna fertilizer factory of Tarakandi, Jamalpur has stopped selling ammonia gas for the last one month, which has created a severe crisis of ammonia gas in the dependent industries. The price of the ammonia cylinder has risen up to a few folds in the last one month for the... »