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Dhaka Sunday,  Feb 26, 2017
Communist Party of Bangladesh (CPB) and Bangladesher Samajtantrik Dal (BSD) on Friday announced a half-day hartal in the capital for Tuesday protesting at the fresh hike in gas prices. “The CPB and BSD have called a hartal for February 28 (Tuesday) in the capital city of Dhaka from 6am to 12 noon protesting the anti-people decision of raising the gas prices,” said a statement issued by CPB. However, the SSC... »

Power Sector

Beware of Cyber-Attacks at Power sector

cyber security -energybangla Hackers are now a real threat to the ‘sensitive’ or ‘critical’ infrastructures like power stations or grid systems. They can easily penetrate to any such modern computerized systems and cause much damage or even create a hazard to the country’s power sector if enough protective measures are not taken timely.... »

Gas Sector

Gas Supply Shut Down Mirpur To Agargaon For Seven Hours

stove-gas Gas supply will be shut down thursday from 11 am to 6 pm at the East side of Mirpur-10 to Agargaon Road. That includes Manipur, Kazipara, Shewrapara, Pirerbag, Barabag, Agargaon, Senpara, Ibrahimpur, North Kafrul, Parbata, Taltala, Kalayanpur, Shyamoli and adjacent araes due to pipeline shifting work under Dhaka Metro Rail... »

Petroleum

We Cannot Bring Down Price Of Oil Now : Nasrul Hamid

ERL-signing-energybangla-337x205 State Minister of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said, we asked the government for permission to reduce prices, but the global price of oil started rising suddenly. According to the World Bank’s calculations, the price of oil may rise further. As a result we cannot bring down the... »

EB Reports

Power division Couldn’t Spend A Single Tk In 33 Projects!

adp The power division couldn’t utilize a single Taka at a number of 33 several projects of the Annual Development Program (ADP). As of today, PDB’s 8 projects, REB’s 5 projects, PGCB’s 6 projects, DPDC’s 2 projects, Desco’s 3 projects, WZPDCL’s 1 project, EGCB’s 3 projects, Ashuganj power station’s 1 project,... »

Green Pages

Govt To Set Up 6 Solar Charging Stations For Easy-Bikes

solar-easy-bike-charging-station To ease the pressure on grid-power, the government has taken an initiative to use solar power to charge the battery-run three wheelers namely easy-bikes. The government has already installed a Solar Charging Station (SCS) at Keraniganj and 3 others are running at a trial basis in other places. The government... »

Coal Sector

Barapukuria Coal Mine Workers Suspend Strike

boropukuria coal workers Production was halted at Bangladesh’s lone coalfield after workers went on strike on Sunday demanding job regularisation Dinajpur’s agitating coal mine workers, demanding job regularisation, have suspended their strike after the district administration promised them a meeting with power ministry officials. At the proposed meeting, the workers’ demand will be... »

Nuclear

IAEA Finds Russian Safe Nuke Plant In Belarus

rosatom logo -337x205 An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) team of experts recently concluded a five-day Site and External Events Design (SEED) mission to Belarus, which is constructing its first ever nuclear power plant with Russia’s assistance. The SEED team reviewed the design parameters of the nuclear power plant being constructed using Russian... »

Something to Say

Trump Could Fuel A Nuclear Energy Boom In 2017

Nuclear  paln With Trump at the helm, sentiment gives way to practicality in the energy industry. For the vast untapped potential of the nuclear energy industry and the uranium that feeds it, this could contribute to a market-disrupting revival that no longer bows to fear and the politics of economy. While there... »

Environment

China vows 30 Percent Cut In Coal Use In 2017 To Fight Smog

air pollution-energybangla China’s smog-hit capital Beijing plans to slash coal consumption by a further 30 percent in 2017 as part of its efforts to combat air pollution, the official Xinhua news agency said late on Sunday, citing the city’s mayor. Beijing has promised to implement “extraordinary” measures this year in a bid... »