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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jun 30, 2015
Power China Hubei Hongyuan Power Engineering Co Ltd has proposed Rural Power Company Ltd to set up two power plants having a combined capacity to generate 450MW of power under the government-to-government (G2G) deals. The two power projects—350MW coal-fired power plant and 100MW solar-fired power plant—are likely to be taken in Munshiganj and Rajshahi respectively. In a letter to the power division secretary, RPCL Managing Director Abdus Sabur said RPCL... »

Power Sector

Govt eyes $8b fund for power sector

power.summit.bibiyana2 The government is planning to mobilise $8 billion from equity markets to invest in power sector to generate 24,000MW of electricity within the year 2021. The power division last week formed a high-powered committee to prepare a report on the ways and procedures to mobilise the fund. The committee has... »

Gas Sector

PMO for analysing LNG price in int’l market to set tariff

lng The Prime Minister’s Office has directed the Energy Ministry to analyse Liquefied Natural Gas price in the international market to fix up tariff of imported LNG. In a bid to import 500mmcf gas (equivalent to LNG) per day, the government has planned to install country’s first LNG terminal at Maheshkhali... »

Petroleum

BPC 6 per cent growth in terms of gaining profit

fuel-2-337x205 The country’s state-owned enterprises (SoEs) managed to maintain 6 per cent growth in terms of gaining profit, thanks to a major leap in the earnings of the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) in the outgoing fiscal year (FY) 2014-15, officials and experts said. Officials concerned and experts, however, gave full credit... »

EB Reports

Oil from tank-wagons spreading to Karnaphuli

oiltank Oil from the tank-wagons that sank in a canal at Boalkhali in Chittagong has spread to the Karnaphuli River, threatening more environmental damage. Two wagons of a train, full of oil, fell off a bridge that caved in at Boalkhali on Friday. They could not be pulled out until Saturday... »

Green Pages

Russia signs MoU with Myanmar for nuclear energy

Myanmar3.JPG Russia and Myanmar have signed a MoU for cooperation in peaceful use of nuclear energy during the International Economic Forum held at St. Petersburg recently. This document lays the legal foundation for interaction between two countries in the area of nuclear energy. A similar MoU was also signed between Russia... »

Coal Sector

Underground Coal Gasification contamination

Queensland Government widens legal action against Linc Energy

power-companies-using-high-ash-coal-may-face-legal-action The Queensland Government has widened its legal action against resources company Linc Energy over the alleged contamination of the environment by its underground gas plant on the Darling Downs in the state’s south-east. The Government has today filed a fifth charge of wilfully and unlawfully causing serious environmental harm against... »

Something to Say

How Much Energy Does The Super Bowl Use?

superbowl In the pantheon of American culture, no event is more iconic and distinctly American than the Super Bowl. Like all things American, the Super Bowl is huge, expensive, and a source of incredible passion for fans. Just running a 30-second commercial to the more than 100 million people that watch... »

Environment

UN climate talks stall despite G7 push on carbon

g7 Calls by the Group of Seven (G7) Monday to slash world carbon emissions did little to boost UN climate talks in Bonn, where frustration mounted over the snail-like progress. Groups of countries pleaded for greater efforts to streamline a draft text for a climate pact due to be adopted at... »