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Dhaka Saturday,  Apr 20, 2019

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Bangladesh and India will sign an agreement for 100 MW power from Tripura’s 726 mg MW gas-fired thermal power project at Palatana in Gomati district, a senior state official said today. “Bangladesh and India would ink an agreement for dispatch of 100 MW power from Palatana project on November 27 in Delhi. It (the agreement) would also decide about the tariff rate of power,” Technical Director of Tripura State Electricity... »
The World Bank has approved an additional $177 million fund, aiming to increase reliable and low-cost electricity supply in Bangladesh. The additional financing will help the construction of a 335-megawatt combined cycle power plant at Siddhirganj, near Dhaka, the Washington-based lender said in a statement friday. The credit will come from the International Development Association, the World Bank’s concessional lending arm. The terms are based on 38-year maturity with a... »
The dead line is over. Still Isolux didn’t return to their respective work. It is also uncertain when they will return. Government didn’t fix the penalty yet. Monday, power energy and mineral resource minister Nasrul Hamid had a meeting with the Director General of the Department of Energy and Renewable of Isolux Corsan Mr. Jose Dago. Meeting source informs, Isolux left Bangladesh on security pretext. Government is ready to provide... »
The government has undertaken mega projects and prepared a roadmap to generate 19,000 megawatt (MW) electricity from coal-fired power plants by 2030. “We have already undertaken eight mega projects for generating 9,960-MW electricity from coal-based power plants across the country,” State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid told BSS. He said the government has already undertaken some projects to generate 17,343 MW electricity more by 2021 and... »
Visiting Bhutanese Economic Affairs Minister Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk today assured that his country would export hydroelectricity to Bangladesh at the cheapest rate. “We want to give hydroelectricity to Bangladesh at the cheapest price for meeting the country’s growing demand for electricity,” the minister said this when he paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her office here this morning. In this connection, the Bhutanese minister said his... »
Political understanding is needed to import electricity from Bhutan. Zonal fuel help can be start after having political agreement. Prim ministers of Bangladesh, Bhutan and India are interested on this issue. the three country will discuss on that in next January. Economic Affairs minister of Bhutan Lyonpo Norbu Wangchuk and State minister Power Energy and mineral Resource  Nasrul Hamid inform this while they inspecting Bangladesh-India 400 KV sub-power plant on... »
AGARTALA: India will sign an agreement with Bangladesh on November 27 for selling 100 MW power from Tripura’s Palatana power project in Gomati district, aTripura minister said Friday. “Bangladesh wants to start buying power from December 16, to mark the country’s Bijoy Diwas (Victory day). The decision to sell power from the 726 MW gas-based thermal power project at Palatana was finalized on Wednesday in a joint meeting of the... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said the coal-based 1,320 megawatt (MW) Maitree Super Thermal Power Plant would not cause any harm to the ecology of the Sundarbans and its surrounding areas. “Modern ultra-Super Thermal Technology would be used in the Rampal plant and no environment depleting substance would be discharged from plants. Moreover a 275 feet long chimney would be used for emitting smoke from... »
Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (DESCO) announced 15 per cent, 10 per cent cash and 5 per cent bonus, dividend for its shareholders. it was informed by Dhaka Stoke Exchange (DSE). The divided is for the ending year of 30 June 2015. also last year it provided 15 per cent divided for its shareholders. The next Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in 2nd of January and the record... »
State minister for Power, Energy and mineral resource Nasrul Hamid Said, the government is committed to provide power in due time. On Friday Mr. Hamid inaugurated Araihazar Polli Buddyut Samity zonal office complex under rural electrification board (REB). In this ceremony MP of Narayanganj-2 Alhaj Najrul Islam Babu, member (PBS manegment) of REB Abdus Sattar Biswas and related officials were also present. Area of the project is 2.5 acore where a building complex and residential... »