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Dhaka Monday,  Jan 22, 2018
The country’s power transmission capacity has increased by about 3500 MW in last one year. State-owned Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) in a statement informed this saying that in the year 2017, five new grid substations were built, capacities of 20 grid substation were expanded and 386 circuit kilometer transmission lines were constructed and brought into operation. These projects increased the PGCB’s transmission capacity by 3983 MVA (megavolt amperes)... »

Power Sector

55180 More People Get Power Connections At Matlab: Maya

Power Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya, Bir Bikram, said here today 55180 more people have been brought under power connections at Motlab Uttar and Dakhhin upazilas in the district. “We have built 521 kilometres new power lines at Matlab Uttar and Dakhhin upazilas for which 55180 people... »

Gas Sector

Asia LPG Summit Begins

Asia LPG summit - energy bangla With the slogan ‘Achieving Sustainable Growth for LPG in Asia’, a two-day Asia LPG summit kicked off in Dhaka for the second consecutive time on Tuesday at International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB). More than 15 local and 70 international renowned companies have come up with their technologies and benefits of... »

Petroleum

High Oil Price, USD Rate Make Govt Bleed

oil pic The three-and-a-half-year-long record high oil price in the international market and the increasing dollar price are causing a huge loss to the government. The two factors are also putting foreign reserves under pressure, as the government has to foot higher import bills. Sources in the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) said... »

EB Reports

Nasrul for Use of Modern Technologies to Build Smart Cities

Nosrul hamid - energy bangla State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has suggested escalating the use of modern technologies with professionalism to build smart cities meeting the demand of power and water. He made the suggestion while presenting a keynote paper on “The Future of Cities: Power and Water” at the... »

Green Pages

Bangladesh To Get Membership Of Energy Charter Soon: Nasrul

IRENA - nosrul hamid - energy bangla State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday said all works have been completed to become a member of International Energy Charter. “I hope that Bangladesh will become a member of the Energy Charter soon as we have completed all works to this end,” he said when... »

Coal Sector

Coal Set To Flare Tempers At Davos

Davos energy bangla With less than two weeks until the World Economic Forum or WEF in Davos, a gulf has emerged that could signal a coup for US president Donald Trump. For nearly half a century, global leaders have met at the Swiss resort to map out policy. This year, International Monetary Fund... »

Nuclear

Atomic methods: How to get insight into archeology and identify art forgery

two-women-crossing-the-fields Radioactive atoms and radiation have been around well ahead of the origin of life on our planet. All substances contain radioactive isotopes that appeared, presumably, at the time of the formation of the Earth. Studying the distribution of natural radioactive nuclides in the environment makes it possible to understand some... »

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2017 In Review

Breakthrough In Some Projects Amid Price Hike Of Gas And Power

Review 2017 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

Temperature in Bangladesh’s Tetulia falls to lowest on record

cold wave Temperature in Panchagarh’s Tetulia has fallen to 2.6 degrees Celsius, the lowest on record. In the 24 hours prior to 6am Monday morning, temperature averaged out to the country’s all-time low, according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department. Temperature in Nilphamari’s Syedpur was second at 2.9 degrees Celsius, while it was... »