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Dhaka Tuesday,  Sep 26, 2017
A technical committee of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday recommended raising the price of bulk electricity by 11.78 per cent against proposal of state-run Power Development Board to raise the price 14.78 per cent. The technical committee presented its finding at a public hearing held by the Energy Commission at Karwan Bazar in the capital. The BERC began a series of public hearings on Monday on the proposals of... »

Power Sector

Power Cuts Add To People’s Suffering

power.blackout1-337x205 Suffering of people in sultry weather has intensified with frequent power cuts across the country in recent days. Shortage of power supply coupled with technical glitches in power transmission as well as distribution system have been causing power cuts by four to five times a day in urban areas including... »

Gas Sector

MoU Signed with Gunvor, Singapore To Import LNG

Ganvar lng Petrobangla on Tuesday has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Gunvor Singapore PTE Ltd to import Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid was the chief guest of the MoU signing ceremony. Among others energy secretary Nazimuddin Chaudhury, Petrobangla chairman Abul Monsur... »

Petroleum

Diesel Import From India Using Pipeline: Deal To Be Signed

OIL-TRAIN The government has finalized the plan of importing diesel from India through pipeline. Using this pipeline Bangladesh will be importing diesel for next 15 years and the final deal regarding this import is expected to be signed within short time. Department of Energy and Mineral Resources and Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation... »

EB Reports

Nasrul Urges Indonesia To Invest In Bangladesh

Bangladesh indonesia 1 State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today urged the public and private enterprises in Indonesia to invest in Bangladesh, said an official release here today. “Bangladesh has a better environment now for foreign investments …All the foreign invests are protected by the national security,” said the... »

Green Pages

Govt To Buy Rooftop Solar Power: Consultant Appointed

rooftop solar in city The government is planning to buy solar power generated at the rooftop solar panels of household and industry owners. To implement the idea, a consultant is already appointed by Powercell to determine how the solar power will be purchased by the government. The decision to buy solar power from industry... »

Coal Sector

At Least Eleven Die In Colombia Coal Mine Explosion

coal china At least eleven miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and two remain missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the government said on Saturday. The explosion took place on Friday in the Cucunuba municipality in Cundinamarca province, an area where illegal underground coal mining is... »

Nuclear

India & Russia To Join Hands For Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

rooppur-power-plant-360x180 India to join Russia to build the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, the first initiative under a Indo-Russian deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries, Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy said at the 61st general conference of the global nuclear... »

Something to Say

The Customer’s Complaints Are As Good: MD DPDC

DPDC MD Energy Bangla Engineer Bikash Dewan has joined as the new Managing Director of Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited (DPDC). Before joining there he served the Power Development Board (PDB) as a chief engineer (Planning and Design). Eng Bikash Dewan completed his graduation as a BSC Eng. from the former Bangladesh Institute of... »

Environment

Air-quality

Ctg Port Emits 29.5 Lac Tons Of Carbon A Year

air-pollution Chittagong port is responsible for an alarming amount of 29 lac and 50 thousand tons of carbon emission yearly. This horrific results on the air quality of the Chittagong port was revealed in a recent research that is being carried out for the first time in 130 years after the... »