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Dhaka Thursday,  Oct 18, 2018
Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has decided not to raise the gas price ‘considering the overall situation’. The watchdog announced its decision at a press conference at the commission office in the city on Tuesday. “Under the present circumstance, we find no reason to raise the gas price,” said BERC Chairman Monwar Islam while briefing reporters. He, however, did not directly respond to the question that there is a perception... »

Power Sector

During Verdict Reading: 4 Suspended, Two Probe Committee Formed

Four of the government officials from Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) got suspended due to load shedding for 2 times at the court while the verdict of 21st August granade charging case was reading out. Besides, the authorities have formed two separate probe committee to investigate the matter. The suspended... »

Gas Sector

Raising The Gas Tariff Got Postponed

The process of raising the gas price has got postponed. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has sidetracked the tariff hike process for now as it was suggested by the Prime Minister, claimed the sources from BERC. Prior to this move, BERC was almost in the final stage to raise the... »

Petroleum

Lub-rref Received Accreditation Certificate From BAB

Lub-rref (Bangladesh) Ltd have recently received its renewed Accreditation Certificate from Bangladesh Accreditation Board (BAB). Through this achievement, Lub-rref (Bangladesh) Ltd can perform test of all type of Petroleum Products in its laboratory situated in Chattagram and issue test report that will have global acceptance. It is to mention that,... »

EB Reports

Research Works In Power Sector To Be Continued: Nasrul

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said his ministry always encourages research works for introducing innovative ideas in the power and energy sector. “Research works would be continued for sustainable development through innovation in the power and energy sector,” he told a seminar as the... »

Green Pages

Marks the first Bangladesh investment from Singapore-based IIX Growth Fund

A global organization dedicated to building a more inclusive world through innovative finance and support for high-impact enterprises – announced their first Bangladesh investment from the IIX Growth Fund, into off-grid solar energy firm SOLshare. IIX brought together a consortium of investors including Silicon Valley-based innogy New Ventures LLC (the... »

Coal Sector

Coal mining resumes at Barapukuria

Coal mining is reinitiated from the Barapukuria coal mine. The mine is now producing around 2 thousand metric tons of coal daily on an average. Barapukuria coal mining authorities informed that, the mine resumes it production on 8th September after a three-month halt. Initially, the miners started experimental mining and... »

Nuclear

Second nuclear plant to be constructed in Barisal: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the second nuclear power plant would be constructed in the southern part of the country. “The government has already conducted survey in several islands in Barisal and we will choose any of those islands to construct the country’s next nuclear power plant,” the prime... »

Something to Say

Ways To Reduce Electricity Bill

In the last decade, power generation in the country has increased by four times while electricity demand is also increasing day by day. In this situation, the government has taken some initiatives to increase electricity generation capacity by saving energy. Electricity users of residential areas can reduce their electric bill... »

Environment

Climate Change: Are Oil Industries and Fossil Fuel to Blame?

Global warming. Climate change. These terms are often used interchangeably. However, they have differing, distinct meanings. Global warming is the increase of mean temperatures on the Earth. Climate change affects ecosystems, habitats, and plant and animal life. As scientists have been searching for ways to combat both and one source... »