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Dhaka Saturday,  Nov 25, 2017
Power tariff is hiked for one more time confirming the rumors that hinted at the public hearings held recently. The power tariffis raised by 5.3 percent or Tk 0.35 per kilowatt-hour/unit on an average which will be enacted from 1st December of this year. The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission has declared the tariff hike of retail power on yesterday, although the state minister of power, energy and mineral resources had... »

Power Sector

There Will Be No Electricity In Different Areas Of Dhaka

power.blackout1-337x205 Authorities have stopped power supply to different areas in Dhaka for eight hours daily for 11 days in turns due to maintenance work at substations. The rolling outages will run through to Nov 30, according to Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited or DESCO. On Saturday, the areas under the Dhaka... »

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

Renewable Energy Tech Expo Begins

renewable fair energy bangla idcol Renewable Energy Practitioners’ Platform Workshop along with Renewable Energy Technology Exhibition begins on Sunday at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel which will continue till Tuesday. The event is hosted by Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) with support from German Development Cooperation through KfW. AEPC, Nepalis the co-organizer of the event,... »

Coal Sector

Bosnia’s Silent Killer: The Coal Industry

hazelwood-coal-power-station-i 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... »

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... »