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Dhaka Wednesday,  Apr 1, 2015
The government is set to import another 600MW of power from India as the Executive Committee of National Economic Council approved two projects on power imports at a cost of Tk 1,600 crore to meet the growing local demand. The latest move was made at an Ecnec meeting in the capital on Tuesday, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair. The 500MW power will be imported under the Tk... »

Power Sector

LED bulbs to replace all incandescent lights in 3 yrs

LED-Bulbs All kinds of incandescent light bulbs, known as conventional light bulbs, are likely to go from residential and commercial use within the next three years as those will be replaced with LED ones. Newly formed Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) has undertaken the programme in consultation with the... »

Gas Sector

Maybe No Increase in Price of Gas for Domestic Use

gas The government has decided not to increase the price of gas for domestic consumers but will increase subsidy in importing LP gas that has been used for cooking purposes across the country. It has also decided to increase the price of gas that has been used for captive power generation.... »

Petroleum

Govt cuts tariff of refined petroleum

fuel-22-337x205 The government has reduced tariff of different refined petroleum fuels at condensate fluctuation plants as the private sector gets more profit from it taking advantage of lower crude fuel prices on the international market. The latest adjustments will take effect from November 2014 but it will not impact the consumers... »

EB Reports

Donors Advice us to Increase Price of Energy

banglanews24.com Energy Adviser to the Prime Minister Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury Bir Bikrom said, the foreign donors always advice us to increase the price of electricity and gas and use the additional money for the development of our industries. Mentioning that Bangladesh needs reliable power supplies to support industrial growth, which will... »

Green Pages

Solar solution for Jhenidah farmers

solar.jinaidha There is no power in the village, but an initiative by a farmers’ cooperative has boosted their hopes of bumper crop yields in the vicinity. Two solar pumps have put smiles on growers’ faces as they can now irrigate paddy fields at much lower costs. The pumps, first of their... »

Coal Sector

Phulbari Coal Mine Project

GCM Resources Is in Advocacy

coal Despite long-time silence from Government end to go ahead- GCM Resources-a London based resource Development Company is still advocating for developing Phulbari Coal Project- a crown jewel of country’s coal resources. As a pioneer investor in country’s untapped coal resources, GCM showed unlimited passions and commitment to develop the coal... »

Something to Say

Driverless Cars Poised To Transform Automotive Industry

driverless cars The newest Mercedes autonomous car looks like a car on the outside but like a lounge on the inside, with four swivel seats facing each other in a multimedia bubble of padded leather and walnut veneer. The F 015 ‘Luxury in Motion’ concept car unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show... »

Environment

World Meteorological Day today

metrology day 2015 The World Meteorological Day is being observed in Bangladesh today like other countries in the world highlighting the huge contribution that National Meteorological and Hydrological Services make to the safety and well-being of society. The theme of this year is “Climate knowledge for climate action”, that provides an opportunity to... »