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Dhaka Wednesday,  Jun 28, 2017
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid says the sudden discontinuation of gas supply to CNG refuelling stations nationwide due to maintenance of a gas field is a ‘temporary’ problem. There is, however, no problem with the power supply, he told reporters at his Secretariat office on Wednesday. He said that they had announced earlier Bibiyana gas field would undergo maintenance. We did notify everyone before the... »

Power Sector

Over 61 % Of Power Generation Capacity Achieved In Eight Years Of AL

pm-in-perliament-energybangla-338x205 Bangladesh has installed 13,596MW power plants since independence, with the Awami League accounting for more than 61 percent of electricity generation capacity in the last eight years, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said. During Wednesday’s parliament session, Hasina provided the figures, responding to a query by ruling MP Mamunur Rashid... »

Gas Sector

Energypac Hit The LPG Market shortly

LPG energypac-energybangla G-Gas LPG (A Product of Energypac) is going to hit the LPG market shortly. In line with the goal, recently a Distributionship Signing Ceremony was arranged at Energypac’s Corporate Office. In the Program, Managing Director & CEO of Energypac Power Generation Ltd. Mr. Humayun Rashid conferred the Distributionship Certificate among... »

Petroleum

Govt Has No Plan To Cut Fuel Prices: Nosrul

sangsad-bhaban State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid Bipu has said the government has no plan to cut fuel prices, throwing cold water on Finance Minister AMA Muhith’s optimism. The state minister cleared the government stance on the issue in Parliament on Sunday. Following demands by several quarters... »

EB Reports

Eng Bikash Dewan New MD of DPDC

DPDC md-energybangla Engineer Bikash Dewan has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited (DPDC) on Thursday. He has joined at his new workplace on Thursday. Before joining at DPDC Eng Bikash Dewan served Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) as the chief engineer (planning and design). Eng... »

Green Pages

UK achieves solar power record as temperatures soar

solar - uk A record amount of solar power was generated on Friday as Britain basked in sunshine and temperatures of up to 28C, the National Grid has said. It said 8.7 gigawatts (GW) had been generated at lunchtime, representing 24.3% of total generation across the UK. The level tops the previous record... »

Coal Sector

New report: HELE coal technology key to growth in South East Asia

hazelwood-coal-power-station-i High-efficiency, low-emission (HELE) coal-fired electricity generation technology will play a critical role in South-East Asia’s future economic prosperity and climate policies, according to a new report from ASEAN Centre for Energy and the World Coal Association (WCA). The new report confirms that HELE) coal technology will provide affordable and reliable... »

Nuclear

Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017 Places In JS

Atomic-Energy-Commission-energybangla Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission Bill, 2017 was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad today to facilitating peaceful use of nuclear power. Science and Technology Minister Architect Yeafes Osman introduced the bill in the House with Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury in the chair. Later, the House sent the bill to the... »

Something to Say

No Indications On Relief From Primary Fuel Crisis: Ijaz Hossain

ijaj-hossain-226x205 Allocating more money on the country’s power sector in proposed budget for the FY of 2017-18 is a good sign for the betterment of that sector but negligence is seen while allocating money for the country’s energy and mineral resources sector, said Prof. Ijaz Hossain as an instant reaction to... »

Environment

Study: Sundarbans Under Mercury Threat Due To Rampal

sultana-kamal-energybangla-307x205 The coal-fired power plant of Rampal, which is currently under construction will produce enough ashes that will be required to be stored in a pond at the plant site. This kind of ash reservoir in the plant site is prone to spread and pollute the adjacent Sundarbans with Mercury, which... »