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Dhaka Tuesday,  Mar 28, 2017

Power Sector

power-plant-2-337x205 The government has taken initiatives to construct two power plants with a total generation capacity of 1,130 MW on the bank of river Bhairab at Khalishpur industrial belt in this southwestern industrial city. Power Development Board (PDB) officials said under the government plan, one of the units with 800 mw capacity would be set up inside Khulna News Print Mills and the other with 330MW production capacity would be installed... »
new-economic-thinking State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid wednesday assured the business community of supplying uninterrupted power to all industrial units within the next two-year. “Business community does not bother about power consumption. They want uninterrupted supply of power,” he said while speaking at a conference on “New Economic Thinking: Bangladesh 2030 and Beyond” at a city hotel. He said the government has been putting tireless efforts including... »
Dr Ahmad Kaikaus new power division secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus, Chairman of Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (EPRC), has been made as acting secretary of the Power Division. The Ministry of Public Administration issued a circular in this regard on Thursday. Dr Kaikaus joined the Power Division in May, 2014. Prior to his joining at the Power Division of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, he worked for three years as the Deputy Chief... »
pgcb-transmission-line-energy-bangla-311x205 The new 400-kV transmission line from Bibiyana to Kaliakoir which was constructed by the Power Grid Company Bangladesh Limited (PGCB) has started its operation. This is the first of its kind of transmission line in the country with a capacity of 400-kV. The transmission line started its operation from today. It added around 1,000 MW of more electricity to the national grid. Power plants of the Bibiyana and Sylhet region... »
desco-2-337x205 Dhaka Electric Supply Company (DESCO) started initiating electric connection to those household owners who come at the fair. No subscribers will have to go through the long and time-consuming process to avail an electric connection if he/she comes at the DESCO stall at the fair. DESCO started providing one-stop services and initiating the electric connection at their stall from the very first day of the 4-day long National Power and... »
dpdc-5-360x180 Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited (DPDC) has brought a ‘Rooftop On Grid Solar System’ along with a ‘smart complaint management system’ and some other new technologies that will help to improve the quality of the services greatly of the utility service providers. DPDC brought these new technologies in the 4-day long National Power and Energy Week-2016 fair while the country is celebrating its ‘success’ in reaching 15,000 MW of power... »
pdb-2-341x205 Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB or PDB) has brought a ‘smart meter’ to show off at the 4-day long National Power and Energy Week-2016 fair while the country is celebrating its ‘success’ in reaching 15,000 MW of power generation capacity. The smart meter is capable of communicating with the subscriber through a mobile phone interface. The subscriber will be able to check their daily usage statistics through an app. The... »
hatirjhil Today, the country is on its way to celebrate of reaching a historical milestone of electricity generation. The government decided to organize an ‘Alok-Utshab’ or light festival and fireworks in respect of obtaining 15,000 MW of power generation capacity. The government is also about to hold a few programs starting the same day in respect of achieving the power generation record. ‘Jatiya Bidyut Saptaha-2016’ is going to set off from... »
khulna-power-company-337x205 United Enterprise & Company Ltd, one of the corporate sponsors of Khulna Power Company Ltd (KPCL) has declared that it is willing to sell KPCL’s shares. Sources from Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE) confirmed the news. According to the DSE sources, the corporate sponsor is looking forward to sell the entire holding of 127,469,456 shares of KPC. However, according to the regulation, United Enterprise will have to sell the shares at... »
ecnec-pm-energy-bangla Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina observed that a conflicting situation is created when there is an operation of Power Development Board (PDB) and Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB or REB) is in the same area. Then, the Prime minister suggested avoiding those two organizations to operate in the same areas. Sheikh Hasina made this decision on Tuesday while chairing a meeting of Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) held... »