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Dhaka Wednesday,  Aug 24, 2016
The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) Tuesday approved five development projects including land acquisition, rehabilitation and environmental impact measurement project for establishing 300-400 MW Supercritical Coal Based Power Plant in Gazaria and Sadar upazila of Munshiganj, with an outlay of Taka 987.80 crore. The approval came at the meeting of the ECNEC held in the NEC conference room in city’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar with ECNEC Chairperson and Prime... »

Power Sector

BD Going To form Waste Power Generation Company

power-waste-259x205 A new company named Waste Power Generation Company (WPGC) is going to be formed soon to generate electricity from the wastes. The company will be formed with a collaboration with both the City corporations of Dhaka, Power Development Board (PDB), Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) and Dhaka Electric Supply Company... »

Gas Sector

Hearing on gas price hike

Govt Plan To Realise Tk 10,400 cr Comes Under Fire

gas-hearing-360x149 Consumers and experts on Thursday censured a move of state-run Petrobangla to realise Tk 10,400 crore a year through a fresh round of gas price hike to adjust its deficit amounting Tk 900 crore. The plan was revealed at a public hearing hosted by the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on... »


BD Gives India Permit To Carry Petroleum Products To Tripura

tripura oil permit Bangladesh has given India route permit to carry petroleum products such as motor spirit, high speed diesel, superior kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas from Assam to Tripura through its territory. Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) signed a MoU with Bangladesh’s Roads and Highways Department on Thursday. The High Commission of... »

EB Reports

Oil-Gas Committee’s Anti-Rampal Events Going On

Rampal Protest The National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports has been holding nationwide protest rallies against Rampal power project near the Sundarbans. Some days ago, the organisation announced the protest events in every district sadar. The main event started on the premises of Central Shaheed Minar in... »

Green Pages

Russia Eyes US Nuclear Fuel Market

eurenium Russia’s state-owned nuclear corporation Rosatom reached an agreement with the American counterpart for pilot testing of their new TVS-K nuclear fuel in Western-designed reactors at US-based nuclear power plants. In May, Rosatom’s TVEL Fuel Company and Global Nuclear Fuel–Americas (GNF-A ), a leading US supplier of fuel for boiling-water reactors,... »

Coal Sector

Rampal Power Project

Coal India Exploring Export Opportunity To Bangladesh

rampal-1-337x205 As the domestic demand for coal has started dwindling with surplus stock at power plants, Coal India has started exploring export opportunities, hoping to enter Bangladesh with the upcoming Maitree super-critical thermal project there. A team recently visited Bangladesh and is likely to table its report soon. State-owned power generator... »

Something to Say

Surprise Natural Gas Drawdown Signals Higher Prices Ahead

oil price The U.S. electric power sector burned through a record amount of natural gas in recent weeks, a sign of the shifting power generation mix and also a signal that natural gas supplies could get tighter than many analysts had previously expected. The EIA reported a surprise drawdown in natural gas... »


13 Projects Undertaken To Face Climate Change : Anwar Hossain

ENVIRONMENT minister Environment and Forests Minister Anwar Hossain Manju today said the Climate Change Trust Fund (CCTF) under the ministry has taken 13 projects of Taka 124 crore 81 lakh for afforestation to face the climate change challenges. He said this while replying to a starred question from treasury bench member Hajera... »