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Dhaka Tuesday,  Aug 22, 2017

Energy Price To Rise 3 Times In 10 Years

Transparency, Efficiency & Subsidy are the key

EB Report

It’s a known fact that, the energy prices will rise after the import of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in fact, it might rise up to three folds in the next 10 years. However, the prices can be kept within the limit of the mass people by increasing efficiency of the whole energy sector. Subsidies must be provided for the mass people even after fixing the energy price on the basis... »

Power Sector

Matarbari Power Plant will Increase Financial, Job Security: Muhith

matarbari-power-360x198 Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today expressed his hope that development work at Moheshkhali Island will increase financial and job security with the construction of a 1,200-MW Matarbari power plant. “The government has undertaken initiative to construct the coal-fired plant having 1,200-MW generation capacity alongside development of Moheshkhali in... »

Gas Sector

350 Industries Of Chittagong To Get Gas

toufiq-e-elahi-330x205 total of 350 industries is about to get gas connections soon. Industries of Dhaka and its nearest areas will get their desired gas connections in the next year, as the government wishes to reintroduce new gas connections to industrial units after a long time. Energy Secretary Nazimuddin Chowdhury has informed... »


Is There Still Hope For Higher Oil Prices?

oil pic Oil prices have cratered in recent weeks, dipping to their lowest levels in more than seven months and any sense of optimism has almost entirely disappeared. All signs point to a period of “lower for longer” for oil prices, a refrain that is all too familiar to those in the... »

EB Reports

Rampal Power Plant Construction To Continue: Tawfiq-e-Elahi

toufiq-e-elahi-330x205 The construction work of Rampal Power Plant will continue as the UNESCO has endorsed the government’s scientific statement at the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee. “Necessary infrastructure will also be constructed at the site as per recommendations of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO,” Prime Minister’s Energy Affairs... »

Green Pages

IDCOL Signed A Contract with Ernst & Young LLP, India

idcol energy bangla Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) has signed a contract with Ernst & Young LLP, India under ‘Energy Efficiency & Conservation Promotion Financing Project’. As per the contract, Ernst & Young will support IDCOL in identifying, appraising and financing eligible energy efficient projects in Bangladesh and also carry out capacity building... »

Coal Sector

At Least Eleven Die In Colombia Coal Mine Explosion

coal china At least eleven miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and two remain missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the government said on Saturday. The explosion took place on Friday in the Cucunuba municipality in Cundinamarca province, an area where illegal underground coal mining is... »


Long-Term Potential of Nuclear Power Remains High: IAEA Report

npp-1 Nuclear power’s long-term potential remains high, although its global expansion is projected to slow down in coming years, according to a new IAEA report on International Status and Prospects for Nuclear Power 2017. The decline compared to previous projections is mainly on account of early retirement or lack of interest... »

Something to Say

The Customer’s Complaints Are As Good: MD DPDC

DPDC MD Energy Bangla Engineer Bikash Dewan has joined as the new Managing Director of Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited (DPDC). Before joining there he served the Power Development Board (PDB) as a chief engineer (Planning and Design). Eng Bikash Dewan completed his graduation as a BSC Eng. from the former Bangladesh Institute of... »


Govt To Rename Environment Ministry

cabinet pm The government has decided to rename the “Ministry of Environment and Forests” the “Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change”. A proposal to this end was approved in the fourth meeting of the National Committee on Environment held with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair in her office here... »