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Dhaka Monday,  Aug 21, 2017

Power Sector

matarbari-power-360x198 Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith today expressed his hope that development work at Moheshkhali Island will increase financial and job security with the construction of a 1,200-MW Matarbari power plant. “The government has undertaken initiative to construct the coal-fired plant having 1,200-MW generation capacity alongside development of Moheshkhali in Cox’s Bazar,” he said while addressing a post-contract event in a city hotel as the chief guest. Prime Minister’s Energy... »
khulna-power-plant-337x205 The Cabinet Committee on Purchase on Wednesday cleared the Power Division’s proposal for purchasing 1,788MW of electricity from nine private companies through 10 unsolicited deals. “The government will spend Tk 1,40,532 crore during the contract period spanning from five to 10 years,” said an official statement issued here after the cabinet body meeting with Finance Minister AMA Muhith in the chair. As per proposal, Power Development Board to buy 800MW... »
coal power generation bangladesh (cpgcbl) The state-owned Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Ltd (CPGCBL) finalised a major deal for constructing the country’s largest ever coal-fired power plant in Matarbari, Cox’s Bazar. “We signed the EPC (Engineering Procurement and Construction) contract on July 27 with Japanese firm Sumitomo Corporation, Toshiba Corporation and IHI Corporation for constructing 1,200-megawatt Matarbari Coal-Fired Power Plant,” Managing Director of CPGCBL Md Abul Quasem told. He said a post-contract event will be... »
NBR The government has waived stamp duty amounting to Taka 571.39 crore for the under construction of 1320 megawatts thermal (MWt) power plant at Payra in Patuakhali. Stamp duty on the registration of all documents signed between the project implementing agency the Bangladesh-China Power Company Limited (BCPCL) and land owners has been waived, said the Internal Resources Division (IRD) in a circular recently. The government has taken the decision exercising powers... »
summit ge energy bangla Summit Power International Pte. Ltd. (“Summit” or the “Group”), the Singapore incorporated power producer, today announced collaborations to develop USD$1 Billion of gas-to-power generation and an offshore liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) import terminal. IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has been engaged as the lead arranger for financing to develop the Meghnaghat II natural gas based combined cycle power plant. Upon completion, Summit will have a total installed... »
matarbari-power-360x198 Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Limited (CPGCBL) has signed a contract for construction of 1,200MW Matarbari coal-fired power project with Sumitomo-led Japanese consortium on Thursday. Following the judgment of an arbitrator panel of Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU), CPGCBL signed the US $ 4.5 billion project at a simple ceremony at its office. “The two member judges’ panel of CPTU observed the process was right. One member opined that the... »
power  Dc energy bangla State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the overall power situation will further improve in the next one year as the government is working continuously in the transmission and gridlines in rural areas keeping in view the country’s coveted economic progress. “Within the next one year, we expect the power situation in rural areas to further improve,” he told BSS here today after addressing the... »
no power so rest energy bangla Long time there is no electricity. From 9am to the afternoon. When will it be unknown? So in the hope of a little relief in Hatirjheel, rest with the family. Relief from wheat in the open air. This is the case of Madhubagh in the capital. There is no water from the morning because there is no electricity.
summit energy bangla Faisal Khan has been appointed as the Additional Managing Director of Summit Corporation effective this July. Prior to the appointment, Faisal Khan was the Director Operations of Summit Power Limited and a member of the Board of Directors of all subsidiary companies under Summit Group. He was involved in the development of ten power generation projects totaling over 1,100MW in the past decade. As part of leadership succession planning of... »
reb-337x205 State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government has been giving subsidy in the power sector as the purchasing capacity of the common people is yet to reach the expected level. “We have kept lifeline tariff in the electricity for giving relief to the common people. We should not think about profit and loss for the REB (Rural Electrification Board),” he said at the... »