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Dhaka Monday,  Dec 11, 2017

Power Sector

khulna-power-plant-337x205 The draft of the Electricity Bill, 2017, was placed in the Jatiya Sangsad which includes a prolonged provision for illegal usage of electricity and guidance for improvement of the power generation, transmission, distribution system and the overall service quality. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid placed the bill in the JS on Tuesday. The bill was then sent to the concerned parliamentary standing committee to verify... »
power-transmission-line-272x205 A decision is taken to send letters as a reminder to all the ministry and government offices that have their electric bills due. The decision was taken at a recent meeting held in the power division. Besides, the letter will include a message for the ministries requesting that they have to forbid the respective government offices to spend the allocated money for the electric bill to other sectors. On the... »

Joint Venture Company To Be Developed

Cabinet Okays Bangladesh-China 1320 MW Power Plant Deal

cabinet-energybangla The Cabinet today approved the draft of a joint venture agreement between Bangladesh’s state-owned Rural Power Company Ltd and Norinco International China to build two power plants to produce 1320 mw electricity. The approval was given in the regular meeting of the cabinet with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair at the PMO. “The plants are set to be constructed at Paira Port area in Patuakhali,” Cabinet Secretary M... »
WZPGCL-siemens-energy bangla- Germany based Siemens AG today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for setting up a 3,600 megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant based on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) by 2021 at Dhankhali in Patuakhali district. The state-run North-West Power Generation Company Limited (NWPGCL) and Germany based Siemens AG signed the MoU to build the 3,600-MW power plant having three units, each having electricity generation capacity of 1,200 MW, by December... »
bangla-cat-energy-bangla Bangla Trac is going to install 3 separate power plants having a total capacity of 400 MW. The 3 power plants will be installed in Comilla, Jessore and Chittagong. Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB or PDB) has already signed three separate power purchase agreements (PPA) for implementing these 3 oil-based power plants on Thursday. Power Secretary Dr. Ahmad Kaikaus, PDB chairman Khaled Mahmood were present among others at the signing... »
cab-energy-bangla There is no point in raising the tariff of electricity, the price is rather reducible. Power plants which cost less to generate power are kept shut and those which costs more are now in operation- this has become a routine practice for the respective authorities which is artificially pushing for a price hike of the power. The speakers of the seminar titled something like ‘Proposal on lessening the price of... »
power Comilla North substation Underground substations are planned to be built at several places of the city due to a scarcity of land. However, the planning commission has questioned about the utilities of the underground stations as they would cost as much as 5 times of the current overhead substation schemes. The power division has already signed a loan agreement with Japan’s development agency JICA to install two underground stations at Kawranbazaar and Gulshan... »
cems India will supply another 500MW power to Bangladesh through the Bheramara-Bherampur inter-connection by July next year, High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said. He said discussions are underway to finalise the 765 KV power transmission line from Assam to the eastern part of India through Bangladesh (Bornagar-Parbatipur-Katihar) through which a portion of the power will be supplied to Bangladesh. “This line would be extremely useful as it would serve to... »
beximco - solar - energy bangla . Beximco Power is likely to install a 200 MW solar power plant in Gaibandha as a joint venture. They have also promised to build such power plants in the future as well. Two deals were signed at the Bidyut Bhaban on today regarding the installation of the solar power plant. The power generated from the solar power plant will be delivered to the national grid directly. The plant is expected... »
potuakhali-360x203 The process of land acquisition has already begun at Dhankhali union of Kolapara upazilla in Patuakhali district to install a power plant. The local inhabitants have demonstrated a human-chain program against the installation of the power plant at the proposed site as the land is fertile enough to harvest 3 times a year. The human chain program was organized at the Nishanbari village of the Ghankhali union area on Friday... »