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Dhaka Saturday,  May 26, 2018
Energy Justice is a new concept that is being used in the academia around the globe over the last decade. Although there is no universal single definition, but energy justice evolved with an object to ensure universal access to a safe, affordable and sustainable energy for all individuals, across all areas and to protect from disproportionate share of costs or negative impacts relating to building, operating and maintaining electric power... »

Power Sector

India and Nepal PMs launch construction of 900MW power plant

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with his Nepalese counterpart Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli, also known as K.P. Oli, after inspecting a guard of honour upon his arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal May 11, 2018. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited Nepal to launch building work with his... »

Gas Sector

Bangladesh drops Trafigura in LNG talks as Gunvor advances

Swiss-based commodity traders Trafigura, Vitol and Gunvor were all pursuing LNG import projects in Bangladesh Bangladesh has terminated talks with Swiss-based commodity trader Trafigura to install a small floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal due to delays in agreeing terms, while rival trader Gunvor advances with a separate project.... »

Petroleum

Canada oil sector faces ‘significant challenges’ to reduce emissions

Canada’s oil industry faces “significant challenges” in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, which account for 26 percent of local emissions, but cuts are “essential” for meeting climate agreement targets, the Senate said late Friday. The conclusion of the Senate report echoed others published by it and the auditor general, which have... »

EB Reports

Nation’s dream satellite Bangabandhu-I launched

The nation’s dream satellite, Bangabandhu-I, was launched in the early hours of today. The historic event of Bangladesh’s debut in the space society took place at 2:14 am Bangladesh time when the country’s first geostationary communication satellite started its voyage towards the orbital slot from the Kennedy Space Centre in... »

Green Pages

IDCOL Organized Roundtable To Promote Energy Efficient Technology

The 2ndCEO Roundtable, organised by Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) at its Head Office on Wednesday, showcased the technology interventions related to energy efficiency measures in the RMG and Textile sectorof Bangladesh. Top executives of the major textile and RMG companies were present in the Roundtable. The Roundtable has providedthe... »

Coal Sector

Stone Production Crossed 4,000 Metric Tons At Maddhapara

The production from Maddhapara hard rock mine of Dinajpur has reached to a new per day production record. The stone production from Maddhapara under the mining contractor  Germania-Trest Consortium (GTC) has crossed the mark of 4,200 metric tons on this 11th February. GTC has managed to raise the production of... »

Nuclear

Nuclear Power To Play Important Role In BD’s Economy: Science Secretary

Riding on the important success achieved by Bangladesh economy as it walked into the ‘Developing Country’ category, the country is now outlining the course of its new development stage by focusing on power generation through nuclear energy. The country’s Secretary of the Science and Technology Ministry Anwar Hossain spoke to... »

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2017 In Review

Breakthrough In Some Projects Amid Price Hike Of Gas And Power

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

Lightning Kills 70 People In Two Months In Bangladesh

The Ministry of Disaster Management disclosed the figures of March and April against the backdrop of recent deaths by lightning as thunderstorms struck the country. In the last two days of April, as many as 29 people died as storms swept across the country, said Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain... »