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Dhaka Saturday,  Jun 25, 2016
The Solar Impulse 2 landed in Spain Thursday after completing a 71-hour flight from New York in the first “magical” solo transatlantic crossing in a solar-powered airplane. Applause broke out as the experimental plane set down at Seville airport in southern Spain just before 7:40 am (0540 GMT) where a team was on the ground to welcome Swiss pilot and adventurer Bertrand Piccard. “It is so fantastic!”, Piccard told the... »

Power Sector

Thrust For Relocating Rampal Power Plant

rampal-talk Environmentalists once again urged the government to cancel the Rampal power plant project, saying it would pose an environmental threat to the Sundarban. The environmentalists who include former caretaker government adviser, Sultana Kamal on Sunday called upon the government to refrain from implementing coal-based Rampal thermal power plant to save... »

Gas Sector

India Seeks LNG Terminal At Kutubdia To Supply Gas To Tripura, Asam

bd-india India has proposed to install a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Kutubdia of Chittagong. The country is willing to supply bottled Gas to its northeast states by using this terminal. However, Bangladesh intends to take a decision by further negotiation regarding this issue. An Energy Dialogue between Bangladesh and... »

Petroleum

BPC Profits To Treble This Year

bpc profits Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation is set to log in profit of Tk 12,186 crore for fiscal 2015-16, which is three times more than in the previous year, in spite of the recent price cuts, according to the finance ministry’s provisional estimate. After five consecutive years of losses, BPC last year made... »

EB Reports

Unveiling ABB’s Next Generation Low Voltage AC Drives

abb ac Discrete Automation and Motion division of ABB Bangladesh Limited successfully organized a Product Launching event for new ranges of Variable Frequency Drive on 02 June 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The event was attended by over 150 customers coming from various industrial sectors which included Textile, Pulp & Paper, Water &... »

Green Pages

Making Bangladesh Ready For Renewables

solar1-337x205 All his life, farmer Nasiruddin saw his poverty ridden village in complete darkness after dusk, with electricity being a distant dream. That changed last year when he installed a solar lantern system. “Life used to stop here after sundown,” he says, “Kerosene lamps were expensive. My children studied in candle... »

Coal Sector

Rampal Power Project

Coal India Exploring Export Opportunity To Bangladesh

rampal-1-337x205 As the domestic demand for coal has started dwindling with surplus stock at power plants, Coal India has started exploring export opportunities, hoping to enter Bangladesh with the upcoming Maitree super-critical thermal project there. A team recently visited Bangladesh and is likely to table its report soon. State-owned power generator... »

Something to Say

Uranium Prices Set To Double By 2018

uranium With prices set to double by 2018, we’ve seen the bottom of the uranium market, and the negative sentiment that has followed this resource around despite strong fundamentals, is starting to change. Billionaire investors sense it, and they’re always the first to anticipate change and take advantage of the rally... »

Environment

World Environment Day Today

environment day The 2016 World Environment Day is being observed in Bangladesh today along with the rest of the world with a focus on saving wildlife from illegal trafficking. This year’s theme for the day is “Go wild for life: Zero tolerance for the illegal wildlife trade.” The Department of Environment has... »