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Dhaka Tuesday,  Oct 25, 2016

17-19 November National Power Week-2016

Celebrating 15,000 MW Capacity

EB Report

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate the ‘National Power Week-2016’ dated 17-19 November along with the celebration program as the country’s electricity generation capacity touches a new milestone of 15,000 MW. Various programs are organized already accounting the coming celebration program. Countrywide debate competition has already initialized among the school going students. Power Cell director general Mohammad Hossain said to Energy Bangla that, 150 MW more electricity is about to... »

Power Sector

BD-China Sign Deals Worth $4.5b For Energy & Power

china president with pm Bangladesh and China have signed 27 deals and a few Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) during the Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit here on Friday. Amid this bulk of agreements, 4 deals and a single MoU were signed on the country’s Energy and Power sector. The deals on the country’s Energy... »

Gas Sector

Gas Crisis Hammers RMG Backward-linkage Units

stove-gas Production at the garment backward-linkage industries has decreased by nearly 40 per cent due to an acute gas crisis, posing a threat to timely shipment of finished readymade garment products for export, apparel exporters said. According to the industry people, garment backward-linkage factories — knitting, washing and dyeing units —... »


OPEC Invites Russia To Meeting, Eyeing Higher Oil Price

oil pic ISTANBUL: OPEC said Wednesday it was inviting Russia and other key non-members to a meeting later this month as the oil cartel and Moscow seek to tighten cooperation to boost historically low crude prices. The announcement came after a meeting in Istanbul between several top OPEC energy ministers with their... »

EB Reports

Perfect Time To Waive The Rampal Project: Anu Mohammad

anu-muhammad-337x205 Protesters are deeming that, it might be the right time for the Bangladeshi government to disengage from the controversial Rampal project. Government ought to say ‘no’ right now to the project, considering the expert suggestions and the huge public demand from home and abroad. Prof. Anu Mohammad, a professor of... »

Green Pages

Bangladesh- Based Solar Project Wins UN Prize

solar lighting at rural shop A ground-breaking project based in Bangladesh, which allows villagers to earn by selling excess solar energy to neighbors, was announced yesterday as one of 13 winners of the United Nations climate change awards. With the help of SOLshare’s innovative technical solution, marginalised households without the means to finance their own... »

Coal Sector

India Keen To Develop BD Coal Fields

jharkhon-coal-fild-337x205-337x205 India is keen to develop Bangladesh’s coal fields in the Northern part of the country and procure it for its own purpose. Indian State Mminister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has showed the interest of his country to the Bangladesh’s State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources... »

Something to Say

Frack Sand: The Unsung Hero Of The OPEC Oil War

grafffffff The late-2014, Saudi-initiated oil-price war may have taken the ‘boom’ out of the US shale industry as it seriously threatened OPEC market share, but Saudi victory has been elusive: US shale has proven amazingly resilient. The industry has adapted quickly to the new playing field, and the unsung hero of... »


Earthquake Hits Bangladesh

earthquake An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit different parts of the country and India, Myanmar and Thailand Wednesday afternoon. The earthquake was felt at 4:37pm in Dhaka. There were no immediate reports of casualties. The epicenter of the quake was 25 km west of Chauk in Myanmar, which... »