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Dhaka Wednesday,  Jan 17, 2018
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has suggested escalating the use of modern technologies with professionalism to build smart cities meeting the demand of power and water. He made the suggestion while presenting a keynote paper on “The Future of Cities: Power and Water” at the conclusion ceremony of World Future Energy Summit (WFES) at Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to a... »

Power Sector

55180 More People Get Power Connections At Matlab: Maya

Power Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, said here today 55180 more people have been brought under power connections at Motlab Uttar and Dakhhin upazilas in the district. “We have built 521 kilometres new power lines at Matlab Uttar and Dakhhin upazilas for which 55180 people... »

Gas Sector

Severe Gas Crisis

Gas_Crisis-01 Sudden fall in pressure of gas in the supply lines due to acute cold weather has been causing severe disruption in the daily life of people in Dhaka and in other parts of the country. The low pressure, especially in the first half of the day, coupled with the existing... »

Petroleum

High Oil Price, USD Rate Make Govt Bleed

oil pic The three-and-a-half-year-long record high oil price in the international market and the increasing dollar price are causing a huge loss to the government. The two factors are also putting foreign reserves under pressure, as the government has to foot higher import bills. Sources in the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) said... »

EB Reports

WB Forecasts Higher Growth Prospect For Bangladesh

world bank - energy bangla The World Bank (WB) in a report today upgraded its forecast for the Bangladesh economy, attributing the progress to the supportive fiscal policy, stable political situation and effective development initiatives. The WB in its Global Economic Prospects, released in Washington, predicted that the GDP growth in 2018 would be 6.7... »

Green Pages

IDCOL Secured USD 526 Million Credit Line From ADB 

IDcol - energy bangla Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), a government owned development financial institution involved in private sector energy and infrastructure financing in Bangladesh, has recentlyavailedits third credit line from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). A signing ceremony in this regard took place on 19 November 2017 among the Economic Relations Division (ERD)... »

Coal Sector

Coal Set To Flare Tempers At Davos

Davos energy bangla With less than two weeks until the World Economic Forum or WEF in Davos, a gulf has emerged that could signal a coup for US president Donald Trump. For nearly half a century, global leaders have met at the Swiss resort to map out policy. This year, International Monetary Fund... »

Nuclear

Atomic methods: How to get insight into archeology and identify art forgery

two-women-crossing-the-fields Radioactive atoms and radiation have been around well ahead of the origin of life on our planet. All substances contain radioactive isotopes that appeared, presumably, at the time of the formation of the Earth. Studying the distribution of natural radioactive nuclides in the environment makes it possible to understand some... »

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2017 In Review

Breakthrough In Some Projects Amid Price Hike Of Gas And Power

Review 2017 Despite facing some hurdle of price hike of power and gas, the country’s power sector has managed to initiate some of its biggest milestone projects in the year of 2017. However, country’s energy sector couldn’t show us that many promises in this year compared to the power sector. Moreover, the... »

Environment

Temperature in Bangladesh’s Tetulia falls to lowest on record

cold wave Temperature in Panchagarh’s Tetulia has fallen to 2.6 degrees Celsius, the lowest on record. In the 24 hours prior to 6am Monday morning, temperature averaged out to the country’s all-time low, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Temperature in Nilphamari’s Syedpur was second at 2.9 degrees Celsius, while it was... »