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Dhaka Saturday,  May 27, 2017
A record amount of solar power was generated on Friday as Britain basked in sunshine and temperatures of up to 28C, the National Grid has said. It said 8.7 gigawatts (GW) had been generated at lunchtime, representing 24.3% of total generation across the UK. The level tops the previous record of 8.48GW set on 10 May. Duncan Burt, head of control room operations at National Grid, called it the “beginning... »

Power Sector

Country Faces 3000 MW Power Shortage

power-comm-337x205 The country faces acute power outages as a 3,000 megawatt power shortage grips the country. The situation turned worse after the country was hit by scorching weather since beginning of this month. From different districts said the villagers and people in towns, including big ones like Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna... »

Gas Sector

33k Illegal Gas Connections Terminated By Titas On April

titas-gas-norshingdi-337x205 Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company limited has cut a total of 33 thousand and 609 illegal household gas connections along with the illegal gas connections of 2 industrial and one commercial entities in this April. Titas, one of the state-owned distribution authority has been conducting drives to detect and... »

Petroleum

Govt Has No Plan To Cut Fuel Prices: Nosrul

sangsad-bhaban State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu has said the government has no plan to cut fuel prices, throwing cold water on Finance Minister AMA Muhith’s optimism. The state minister cleared the government stance on the issue in Parliament on Sunday. Following demands by several quarters... »

EB Reports

DS Ruhul Amin Sent To Jail For Power Plant ‘Embezzlement’

Ruhul-Amin, DS, Cox's-Bazar Md Ruhul Amin, who is now deputy secretary at the Economic Relations Division, has been sent to jail on charges of embezzling Tk 462 million after seeing his appeal for bail extension rejected. Ruhul Amin allegedly embezzled the money from Matarbari coal-fired power plant project when he was deputy commissioner... »

Green Pages

Youth can play vital role to protect energy resources

BARCIK - energy bangla Researchers and development activists here have underscored the role of students and other youth forces for protecting the natural and renewable energy resources. They stressed for building up the youths as enriched and knowledgeable on protection of the energy resources so that they can contribute to the issue effectively. They... »

Coal Sector

New report: HELE coal technology key to growth in South East Asia

hazelwood-coal-power-station-i High-efficiency, low-emission (HELE) coal-fired electricity generation technology will play a critical role in South-East Asia’s future economic prosperity and climate policies, according to a new report from ASEAN Centre for Energy and the World Coal Association (WCA). The new report confirms that HELE) coal technology will provide affordable and reliable... »

Nuclear

Prefers Local Manufacturers, Suppliers For Rooppur NPP

Rooppur_power_plant aria energy bangla Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM is preferring local manufacturers and suppliers for construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) at Paksey in Pabna district. “We prefer Bangladeshi manufacturers and suppliers to be involved in the construction of the RNPP except the technical equipment,” Director purchasing, procurement and quality of... »

Something to Say

India to use BD’s land to transport Gas and Electricity

Bangladesh-India Energy Bangladesh Windows are widened and processes are eased for Bangladesh to import energy and power related resources from its neighboring country India as the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited India and agreed on various mutual topics with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. India, on the other hand, has got the opportunity... »

Environment

UNESCO Recommends Placing Sundarbans In Danger Zone

sundorbon-sundori-manky-308x205 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)’s World Heritage Centre has recommended to place the Sundarbans in the danger zone as the present government has not canceled the Rampal project as yet, nor has it taken any initiative to remove the factories from the area. A 21-member committee... »