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Dhaka Monday,  Dec 17, 2018
The electricity generation capacity reached to 20,430 MW this year bringing more than 91 percent people under elasticity coverage from earlier 47 percent. “The present government’s vision is to supply uninterrupted electricity to all citizens by 2021 with a view to turning Bangladesh into a middle income country,” State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid, told. He said the government has been implementing a master-plan to generate... »

Power Sector

Summit Power approves 30pc cash dividend

Senior officials of Summit Power Limited seen at the 21st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh (KIB) auditorium in the capital yesterday. Photo: Courtesy Summit Power Limited has approved 30 per cent cash dividend to its shareholders for the year ended on 30 June 2018.... »

Gas Sector

One More LNG Terminal By 2019

The government is set to install one more Floating Storage and Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) LNG terminal at Moheshkhali by April 2019. “We will install the second FSRU with a capacity of 500 mmcfd LNG by April 2019,” State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid told BSS yesterday.... »


Oil prices hit year low; OPEC considers output cut

Oil prices fell to their lowest in more than a year on Friday, on course for their biggest one-month decline since late 2014, even as oil producers considered cutting production to try to stem a rising global surplus. Oil supply, led by U.S. producers, is growing more quickly than demand... »

EB Reports

BIPPA Represent 47% of nation’s installed power

At the third Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bangladesh Independent Power Producers’ Association (BIPPA) the President of BIPPA Mohammad Latif Khan thanked the government of Bangladesh for the policy support that enabled Independent Power Producers (IPP) to contribute contribute 47% of nation’s installed power generation capacity of about 20,000 MW.... »

Green Pages

Largest Solar Power Plant starts operation in Teknaf

A solar power plant having a power generation capacity of 28 MW has recently started its operation in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar. Accounting this, the power generation capacity from renewable energy sources exceeds five percent of the country’s total demand. Technaf Solartech Energy Ltd (TSEL) has installed this power plant... »

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... »


Indian industry participates in construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant

RITU SHARMA Apart from setting a new template for trilateral partnership in the arena of international nuclear cooperation, the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant is also giving a platform to Indian nuclear industry players to keep their order book rolling. Many Indian infrastructure majors are taking part in the construction of... »

Something to Say

Imported LNG: Bracing for gas rates rationalisation

Mushfiqur Rahman: Rupantarita Prakritic Gas Company Limited (RPGCL), a subsidiary of Petrobangla, is responsible for import and supply of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the country. Re-gasified LNG supply is conducted through a Floating Storage and Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) at Moheshkhali, Cox’s Bazar. The FSRU has been installed and... »


Carbon emissions forecast to hit record levels this year

After three years of almost no growth, carbon emissions from fossil fuels and industry are expected to increase by 2.7 percent in 2018, according to an annual report by the Global Carbon Project, an international scientific collaboration of academics, governments and industry that tracks emissions of greenhouse gases, News Agencies... »