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Oil prices fell on Thursday, weighed down by oversupply, but losses were limited by expectations that major exporters would agree to extend production cuts to try to rebalance the market. Benchmark Brent crude was down 30 cents at $51.52 a barrel by 0800 GMT, almost 9 per cent below this month’s peak. US light crude was down 35 cents at $49.27. Traders reported ample supplies in all key markets despite... »

Power Sector

ABB To Reinforce Bangladesh Power Grid

abb-energy bangla ABB has won an order worth around $30 million, from Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Ltd (PGCB), the country’s national transmission utility, to support the country’s power infrastructure expansion and meet its growing electricity needs. As part of the project, ABB will build two new substations and upgrade two existing... »

Gas Sector

Gas Supply To Mirpur Suspended For 19 Hours

Gas_Crisis-01 People of Mirpur in the capital experienced suspension of gas supply from 10:00pm on Thursday to 5:00am on Friday due to operational activities of Metro Rail. After a long 19-hour suffering, the gas supply resumed on Friday. During this period, there was no gas supply in different areas of Mirpur... »

Petroleum

Oil Price Cut After PM’s Approval: Muhith

Muhith-US-energy bangla The government’s plan to cut oil prices in Bangladesh to boost economic growth is awaiting final approval from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said. “The prime minister’s response is expected shortly.” Muhith is currently in Washington to attend the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund... »

EB Reports

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Gov Ensures Making Fund For The Engineering Researchers

kackathon energy bangla Students from the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) has found a way to use water hyacinth as a smokeless means of cooking fuel for the villagers. The SUST team had to find the solution of ‘biomass gas stove implementation’ that was given by the competition authority and they... »

Green Pages

BD’s Solar Power Costliest In Asia

solar1-337x205 In terms of the price of solar power that is generated through the solar panel, Bangladesh holds the top most position in Asia.  The average price of per watt of solar power in Bangladesh is around 120 taka which is nearly double or even triple than that of India, Pakistan... »

Coal Sector

Barapukuria Coal Mine Workers Suspend Strike

boropukuria coal workers Production was halted at Bangladesh’s lone coalfield after workers went on strike on Sunday demanding job regularisation Dinajpur’s agitating coal mine workers, demanding job regularisation, have suspended their strike after the district administration promised them a meeting with power ministry officials. At the proposed meeting, the workers’ demand will be... »

Nuclear

Prefers Local Manufacturers, Suppliers For Rooppur NPP

Rooppur_power_plant aria energy bangla Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM is preferring local manufacturers and suppliers for construction of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) at Paksey in Pabna district. “We prefer Bangladeshi manufacturers and suppliers to be involved in the construction of the RNPP except the technical equipment,” Director purchasing, procurement and quality of... »

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India to use BD’s land to transport Gas and Electricity

Bangladesh-India Energy Bangladesh Windows are widened and processes are eased for Bangladesh to import energy and power related resources from its neighboring country India as the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited India and agreed on various mutual topics with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. India, on the other hand, has got the opportunity... »

Environment

At Least 37 Killed In Indian Heatwave

heatwave - energy bangla Intense heatwave has gripped India with mercury soaring to 45 degrees in some parts of the country, meteorological department officials said Thursday. In the southern state of Telangana, at least 37 people have died due to the heatwave since the beginning of this month, India’s official broadcaster All India Radio... »