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Dhaka Monday,  Nov 20, 2017
After the US decision to quit the Paris climate agreement, the European Union set its sights on becoming a global leader in curbing fossil fuel emissions. But some of its eastern neighbours that seek to join the bloc have severe levels of air pollution. Many people are switching back to coal as a cheaper alternative to imported gas from Russia. In Bosnia-Herzegovina, the high level of air pollution has become... »

Power Sector

Power Generation From Waste Underway: Nasrul

nasrul-patliament-ENERGYBANGLA360x187 The government has already taken an initiative to produce electricity from waste through scientific environment friendly waste management as well as to build an eco-friendly city. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said this while replying to a query from treasury bench lawmaker M Abdul Latif... »

Gas Sector

Govt Has No Plan To Resume Household Gas Connection: Nasrul

gas State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government has no plan to resume household gas connection. “We are encouraging LPG gas connection for the household use…as the gas supply in the pipeline is very much costly,” said the state minister. The state minister said... »

Petroleum

China To Provide $ 550.40m For Single Point Mooring

Single_Point_Mooring- energy bangla A framework agreement was signed between China and Bangladesh on Sunday under which China will provide $ 550.40 million to Bangladesh to implement ‘Installation of Single Point Mooring (SPM) with Double Pipe Line’ project in a bid to ensure energy security of the country. Of the total amount of $... »

EB Reports

Singapore Will Invest In Energy Sector of Bangladesh

Singapore Cooperation Waste_to_Energy_Projects - energy bangla State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has sought Singapore`s cooperation in developing waste to energy and waste management plant in power sector. “Bangladesh wants to utilize Singaporean experiences in waste to energy and waste management,” he told Derek Loh, the Singapore`s non-resident High Commissioner in Bangladesh, when he... »

Green Pages

Trump’s Solar Tariff Confusion Creates An Opportunity

usa solar The solar sector is reeling from confusion, and stock prices are reeling right along with it. The time it has taken investors and traders to wrap their heads around Trump’s industry tariffs and the pyrrhic victory of two solar companies in a case against cheap Chinese imports has seen stocks... »

Coal Sector

Dispute with Contractor At Maddhapara: Mining Stopped

Maddhapara Hard rock mining from the Maddhapara Hard Rock mining facilty stopped suddenly without any prior notice from the contractor firm of the mine field. About one thousand of workers of the mine got jobless for the prevailing discord between the authority of Maddhapara Granite Mining Company Limited (MGMCL) and the... »

Nuclear

Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill passed

rooppur-power-plant-360x180 Parliament on Wednesday passed the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017′ to update the version of the ‘Bangladesh Atomic Commission Order, 1973′ in Bangla. Science and Technology Minister Architect Yafesh Osman moved the bill and it was passed by voice vote. According to the new law, the Commission will be... »

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Environment

Earth-Sized Planet That Could Host Alien Life Found

planet Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet outside our solar system which is expected to be temperate and could be a “comfortable abode for possible life”. This Earth-sized world, named Ross 128 b, is likely to have a surface temperature that may also be close to that of the Earth, according... »