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Dhaka Wednesday,  Oct 7, 2015
Prime minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate three power plants on Thursday. PM will inaugurate those plants through video conferencing from Ganabhaban. Ashuganj 476 MW is the combined capacity of those plants. 225 MW combined cycle power plant, United Ashuganj 200MW modular power plant and Ashuganj midland 51MW power plans will be inaugurated. Tuesday, it was informed to Energy Bangla by the officials of Ashuganj power plant. District commissioner Lutfunnahar said,... »

Power Sector

Rosatom complete Rooppur nuke power feasibility study

rosatom The Russians have completed the feasibility study and prepared the design for construction of the Rooppur 2400 megawatt nuclear power plant. The study submitted in June found Rooppur to be a suitable site for such a large nuclear power plant. Issues such a geological fault around the plant site would... »

Gas Sector

Bibiyana Starts: Gas Supply Is Normal

Bibiyana Expansion _Aerial photo Bibiyana gas field starts gas supply after maintenance. CNG stations opens. This Saturday, Bibiyana gas field stops for 24 hours because of yearly maintenance. Officials said, at this time industries are closed, demand of electricity is less. So, authority took this Saturday, next day of Eid, for yearly maintenance. Chevron officials said, “The yearly... »


BPC Will Not Import Oil For Power Plants

aindustries-oil Government takes initiatives to change the existing fuel import policy. According to the decision, import of Furnace oil for power plants will be left to the private sectors. State minister of power energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said, “if private sectors want, the approvals will be provided gradually to... »

EB Reports

Chevron Launches Social Investment Program With BRAC

chevron-bernicat Chevron Bangladesh launch an 18 month pilot program for an enterprise development which will be implemented by BRAC. It will support approximately 20,000 beneficiaries and up to 1,500 enterprises will be created during its lifespan. State minister of power energy and mineral resource inaugurate this program. In that inaugural ceremony... »

Green Pages

Cabinet Okays 200MW Solar Power Project

solar1-337x205 The Cabinet Purchase Committee yesterday approved a proposal for setting up a 200MW solar park in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar, the largest in the country, on a build-own-operate (BOO) basis with the private sector. SunEdison Energy Holding (Singapore) Private Ltd, a subsidiary of American solar power giant SunEdison, will carry... »

Coal Sector

Coal’s Image Suffer in Climate Debate: BHP

coal The coal industry is losing the public relations battle against environmental activists, mining giant BHP Billiton has warned as it urged the sector to unite to fight back. BHP coal president Mike Henry said mitigating greenhouse gas emissions was essential, but it was also crucial that access to reliable and... »

Something to Say

This Is What Needs To Happen For Oil Prices To Stabilize

oil-field On September 10th the EIA reported a production decline in the Lower 48—essentially shale production—of 208,000 BOPD. That is a staggeringly enormous number, approximately 10 percent of the estimated global over-supply. Additionally, it was a week-over-week number which makes it all the more impressive. Yet it received little attention through... »


India Pledges 33-35 Pc Cut In Carbon By 2030

india cut carbon India, the world’s third biggest carbon-emitting country, said Friday it was “confident” it could cut its emissions intensity by 35 percent by 2030 in the run-up to a key conference in Paris later this year. The environment minister Prakash Javadekar announced India’s climate pledges after the government submitted to the... »