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Dhaka Friday,  Jun 23, 2017

Power Sector

nasrul-patliament-ENERGYBANGLA360x187 State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government has a plan to boost the power generation capacity to 2,000 megawatts from the renewable energy sources by 2020. “The government is giving special importance to the renewable energy sources along with the conventional energy sources to ensure electricity for every house by 2021,” he said replying to a query from Jatiya Party lawmaker Semlim Uddin... »
german-ambassador-worries-about-rampal-rooppur-power-plants-337x205 The Nuclear Power Plant Project of Rooppur has got the highest budget allocation of 100 thousand and 136 crore taka as a development project of the government in the proposed budget for the fiscal year of 2017-18. According to the proposed budget, 10 mega top-priority projects of the government has got a total allocation of 32 thousand and 531 crore taka which is 21.21 percent of the total Annual Development... »
budget 2017-18 Finance Minister AMA Muhit in his budget speech said that, the country’s electricity generation capacity has raised while load-shedding was lessened. Already 80 percent of the countrymen has access to electricity, rest 20 percent will get access to electricity within the year of 2021. Country’s dependency on quick rental power plants will also start to decrease after 2018, he added. AMA Muhit also informed that, a number of 33 power... »
power energy bangla Country’s power sector has been placed on top of the priority list and it will be there from now on to through the next three years. The power sector will remain in the top position from the FY of 2017-18 to the FY of 2019-20 to ensure access to electricity for everyone within the year of 2021. The plan of putting the power sector on the top position of the... »
nasrul-hamid-energybangla-337x205 The power division on Sunday has organized its regular coordination meeting through a video conference from the Bidyut Bhaban at the city. The State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MPEMR) Nasrul Hamid has inaugurated this first ever video conference based coordination meeting of the division. While addressing at the coordination meeting the state minister said that, this kind of video conference could save a lot of time of... »
power-337x205 Bangladesh’s power plants have set a new record of power generation.The electricity generation on Saturday evening was 9,356 megawatt, which is an all-time high, according to Power Development Board Public Relations Officer Saiful Hasan Chowdhury. The previous record was of 18 april 9.212 megawatt. According to the PDB, power generation has doubled in the past seven years since the Awami League government took charge in 2009. The highest generation in... »
nosrul hamid minister energy bangla State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the unstable power situation in the country would return to normalcy, to some extent, within Saturday. “It’s an unexpected disruption of power supply due to the collapse of Ashuganj-Sirajganj tower because of a cyclone and overhauling of eight power plants,” he told newsmen at a briefing at Bidyut Bhabana in the city. The state minister assured that power... »
smart meter minister energy bangla Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB or PDB) has launched such a smart meter service which would avail its customers to communicate with their distributors from home in real time. The state Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has introduced the smart meter in an inauguration program held at the Bidyut Bhaban at the city with the presence of the state minister for information and communication technology department... »
power-comm-337x205 The country faces acute power outages as a 3,000 megawatt power shortage grips the country. The situation turned worse after the country was hit by scorching weather since beginning of this month. From different districts said the villagers and people in towns, including big ones like Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna and Rajshahi, are facing on an average 10-hour power outage a day. Low-voltage was also a problem. This power outage... »
rampal-unesco-toufiq-e-elahi-energybangla-1-337x205 A Bangladesh delegation has briefed the UNESCO World Heritage Committee about the Rampal power plant and argued in support of taking the project forward. The briefing was held at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris on Monday. The government delegation was led by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Energy, Power and Mineral Resources Affairs Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury. The energy adviser told the World Heritage Committee that advanced technology would be used... »