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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jul 7, 2015
Bangladesh Sunday generated 8,032 megawatts of electricity, the highest in the country’s history, Power Development Board officials said. PDB officials said it produced at 9:30pm.There was no power outage at the time throughout the country They claimed. On Wednesday, 7,923 megawatts electricity was produced. They said 4,978 megawatts was produced by gas-fired power plants while 2,402 megawatts came from oil-based plants. Thermal power plants contributed 75 megawatts, hydro-power plants produced... »

Power Sector

Chinese co likely to set up 450MW plants

power-3 Power China Hubei Hongyuan Power Engineering Co Ltd has proposed Rural Power Company Ltd to set up two power plants having a combined capacity to generate 450MW of power under the government-to-government (G2G) deals. The two power projects—350MW coal-fired power plant and 100MW solar-fired power plant—are likely to be taken... »

Gas Sector

Toufiq Ali joins as CEO of KAFCO

kafcoceo Dr. Toufiq Ali assumed charge as the Chief Executive Officer, Karnaphuli Fertilizer Company Ltd. (KAFCO), on 21st June 2015. He had joined the erstwhile Civil Service (CSP) in 1968 and later moved to the Foreign Service.  His last appointment while in the Government was Ambassador/Permanent Representative in Geneva.  While in... »

Petroleum

U.S. Oil Glut An EIA Invention?

fuel chart In the latest weekly production data from the EIA, on the back of recent March revisions, the U.S. managed to post a 76,000 barrel per day increase in the lower 48. Production from Alaska fell by 61,000 barrels per day, putting overall U.S. output 15,000 barrels per day higher for... »

EB Reports

Opening new Bangladesh Deputy High Commission in Guwahati

india In pursuance of the Joint Declaration issued on the occasion of the visit of the Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi to Bangladesh from 6-7 June 2015, the Government of India has conveyed its concurrence to the request made by the Government of Bangladesh to open a Deputy High... »

Green Pages

Why Buffett Bet A Billion On Solar

solar During the late innings of the ICE-age (as in the Internal Combustion Engine age) it has become clear that feeding gasoline and diesel to the next billion new cars is not going to be easy, or cheap. In China alone, 500 million new vehicles can be expected to jam the... »

Coal Sector

Underground Coal Gasification contamination

Queensland Government widens legal action against Linc Energy

power-companies-using-high-ash-coal-may-face-legal-action The Queensland Government has widened its legal action against resources company Linc Energy over the alleged contamination of the environment by its underground gas plant on the Darling Downs in the state’s south-east. The Government has today filed a fifth charge of wilfully and unlawfully causing serious environmental harm against... »

Something to Say

How Much Energy Does The Super Bowl Use?

superbowl In the pantheon of American culture, no event is more iconic and distinctly American than the Super Bowl. Like all things American, the Super Bowl is huge, expensive, and a source of incredible passion for fans. Just running a 30-second commercial to the more than 100 million people that watch... »

Environment

UN climate talks stall despite G7 push on carbon

g7 Calls by the Group of Seven (G7) Monday to slash world carbon emissions did little to boost UN climate talks in Bonn, where frustration mounted over the snail-like progress. Groups of countries pleaded for greater efforts to streamline a draft text for a climate pact due to be adopted at... »