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Dhaka Sunday,  Apr 30, 2017

Power Sector

Awaiting Approvals At Purchase Committee

10 New Oil-Fired Power Plants

khulna-power-plant-337x205 Ten new oil-fired power plants having an accumulated capacity of 1,000 MW are about to be installed in different parts of the country, among which most are awaiting approvals from the cabinet committee on the public purchase. Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB or PDB) has selected the responsible companies to install those power plants each having an average capacity of 100 MW. According to the related sources, proposals of 7... »
matarbari-power-360x198 Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Ltd (CPGCBL) received two bid prices ranging from US$ 4.5 billion to $ 4 billion for implementing 1,200 MW Matarbari Coal-Fired Power Project at Moheskhali under Cox’s Bazar district. “Evaluation of those tenders is not over yet. So we can’t say the exact quoted prices. But in the primary evaluation, it seems Marubeni may have submitted the lowest price. After final evaluation we will contact... »
srilanka-coal-power-plant-360x198 NEW DELHI: The coal-based power generation increased by six per cent to 674.4 billion units (BU) during the April-December period of the ongoing fiscal, Indian Parliament was informed today. “During the period of April to December 2016, the coal-based power generation grew by 6.18 per cent to 674.492 BU as compared to the same period in the previous year,” Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply... »
nasrul-hamid-energybangla-337x205 Security has been fortified in the wake of militant activities in the country, to ensure the safety of emergency and vital infrastructures of the country’s energy and power sector, said the state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid. The state minister informed about the security beef-up of the country in the inauguration program of the Youth Festival-2017, organized by Haji Abul Hossain Institute of Technology (HABHIT) in... »
nasrul-hamid-energybangla2-337x205 The state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said that, Bangladesh have progressed much in terms of power generation but still lags behind the neighboring countries in terms of power transmission system. Nasrul Hamid explained the country’s power sector in such a way, while he was speaking as the chief guest in the 17th National Renewable Energy Expo organized at the Energy Institute of Dhaka University on... »
nasrul-desco-energybangla-337x205 The state minster for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said, “Uninterrupted and quality power supply is now a demand of time; and it needs to be provided to the mass people as soon as possible. The state minister said so in an inauguration program of the installation of Banani 132/33/11 KV grid sub-station on Friday, where Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) handed over a land to Dhaka Electric... »
hasan-mahmud-energybangla-2-337x205 Dr Hasan Mahmud, the chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on the ministry of environment and forests said that, the Rampal power plant will be installed using latest technologies in every aspect, so there is no chance of damaging the environment of adjacent Sundarbans; so, too much concern about the Rampal power plant is not desirable. Dr Hasan Mahmud said so in a shadow parliamentary debate on ‘environment safety on... »
nasrul-patliament-ENERGYBANGLA360x187 Nasrul Hamid, the state minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources said that, the government is providing 3 lacs of new electricity connections on an average in a year. The government has no indifference in giving new connections to any type of consumers, he added. The state minister answered such a way in response to a question from A K M Rahmatulla’s table at the parliament on Tuesday. He also... »
nasrul-hamid-at-workshop energybangla The country requires more professional workforce to reach its goal and the workforce must show more professionalism at their respective jobs, said the state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid. He also added that, the country would require at least two thousands of more engineers in the near future to meet the demands of the upcoming projects of the power and energy sector. The state minister said... »
bangladesh-disaster-pm Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government took up a series of projects to develop further the power sector keeping in mind the increased demand of electricity to meet future need and illuminate every home. “We know that electricity demand is growing with the country’s development. Keeping this in mind the government has chalked out plans to fulfill the future demand and reach electricity to every house,” she said.... »