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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jan 17, 2017
Coal emissions in Southeast Asia are projected to triple by 2030, resulting in an increase in pollution-related deaths, according to a new Harvard-backed report published Friday. Researchers at Harvard and Greenpeace say the demand for electricity in Southeast Asia is projected to increase by a staggering 83% between 2011 and 2035 — twice the global average. “Air pollution in China and India has received a lot of scientific attention,” said... »

Power Sector

Govt Plans To Construct 2 Power Plants In Khulna

power-plant-2-337x205 The government has taken initiatives to construct two power plants with a total generation capacity of 1,130 MW on the bank of river Bhairab at Khalishpur industrial belt in this southwestern industrial city. Power Development Board (PDB) officials said under the government plan, one of the units with 800 mw... »

Gas Sector

Approval For Cut Down 13K Trees For A Gas Line

cabinet-energy-bangla-360x165 The cabinet has given its consent to cut down a number of trees to ease the installation of gas transmission line. Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited will build the transmission line from Sripur to Gazipur by cutting down a total of 13 thousands and 356 trees. This special... »

Petroleum

Oil down, but ends year with biggest gain since 2009

oil-energybangla Oil prices settled slightly lower on Friday, the year’s last trading day, but attained their biggest annual gain since 2009, after OPEC and partners agreed to cut output to reduce a supply overhang that has depressed prices for two years. A two-rig rise in the oil rig count in the... »

EB Reports

Nasrul Hamid To Be Live On Facebook And Skype

facebook-337x205 The State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid is likely to appear in a skype video conference and also in a facebook live simultaneously with the public. This event is about to start on the next Wednesday at 4.00pm. Nasrul Hamid on Monday updated his facebook status... »

Green Pages

Deal Signed For 200MW Solar Power Plant At Teknaf

SOLAR SIGN.php The government has taken initiatives to install a 200 MW solar Power Plant at Madhyanila of Teknaf, Cox’s bazaar. This would be the largest single solar power plant in the country with an estimated record cost of $300 million. According to the same estimation, the cost of the electricity would... »

Coal Sector

Barapukuria Miners On Strike For Job Nationalisation

boropukuria coal workers 1 Workers at Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Ltd (BCMCl) in Dinajpur started an indefinite strike yesterday demanding for nationalisation their jobs. A China-based outsourcing company employed 1,040 miners under ‘no work, no pay’ condition in (BCMCl). The miners alleged that they had been given Tk300 in a working day since they... »

Nuclear

Russian TVEL Enters European Market For Supply Nuclear Fuel

ТВС-К.JPG TVEL (Fuel Company of the Russian Atomic Corporation ROSATOM) and Swedish company Vattenfall Nuclear Fuel AB   signed a contract recently for  supply of TVS-K fuel for the Ringhals NPP in Sweden. The contract includes the delivery of the commercial reloads of nuclear fuel assemblies starting from the year 2021. This... »

Something to Say

Trump Could Fuel A Nuclear Energy Boom In 2017

Nuclear  paln With Trump at the helm, sentiment gives way to practicality in the energy industry. For the vast untapped potential of the nuclear energy industry and the uranium that feeds it, this could contribute to a market-disrupting revival that no longer bows to fear and the politics of economy. While there... »

Environment

Global Protest Day For Sundarbans Observed In 10 Countries

rampal-protest-january-328x205 The January 7th of 2017 has been observed as the ‘global protest day for Sundarbans’ in a total of 10 countries. In Dhaka ‘Sorbopran Sangskritik Shakti’, a platform for cultural and green activists backed by the National Committee observed this day in Shahbag. Hundreds of activists gathered the area at... »