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Dhaka Monday,  May 29, 2017

Power Sector

thumb49 Japan is to fund the $174m construction of new gas-fired power plant in Mozambique to help the southern African nation’s fast-growing economy keep up with electricity demand. Mozambique has seen a spike in foreign investment since it hit on huge gas reserves, but power shortages threaten the development of industry and economic growth. Power demand, which is at about 800MW at peak times, already outstrips supply of roughly 700MW in... »
thumb54 Dip Azad: It is well understand that Bangladesh is facing severe power crisis since long. Most of our power plants become older and substantially de-rated even from its low capacity and efficiency (Maximum 35%). Thus, we are also loosing our existing power capacity as many of existing power stations are frequently out of operations although overhauling and scheduled maintenance were performed. On the other hand setting up of complete new... »
thumb50 MAN Diesel & Turbo has received two orders to supply power plant engines to Asia and Africa. Together, the two supply projects are worth Euro 60 million. For the Bangladeshi Maisha Group MAN Diesel & Turbo is to supply twelve 18V32/40 engines to the state capital Dhaka. The engines will be employed in a power plant delivering 108 MW of electricity, which will provide additional peak load power for the... »
thumb10 ONGC’s second unit of gas-fired thermal power project at Palatana in Tripura will be operational in June this year. “After the successful operation of the first unit (363 MW) of the power plant, we have set a target of making the second unit operational by June this year. We hope that the second unit start generation before the target time,” a officials told. 660 KM long transmission line from the... »
thumb11 The Bangladesh Power Division has estimated the demand of 1,700MW of power for boro irrigation in the coming season. In last year’s boro season about 3.09 lakh electricity driven irrigation pumps consumed 1,519MW of power. It was also estimated that the country’s highest demand for power during next boro irrigation season between January and May at 7,500MW which was about 7,000MW in last season. The power division, at an inter-ministry... »
thumb44 West Bengal will be in a position to sell 2500 units of power to Bangladesh in 2014, the state power minister Manish Gupta recently said. “We are presently selling our surplus power to states like Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Rajasthan. From next year, we will sell around 2,500 units of power to Bangladesh,” Gupta told after a departmental review meeting at the Bakreshwar Thermal Power Plant (BTPP). The state... »
thumb7 The Bangladesh government has invited its Indian counterpart to hold the seventh Dhaka-Delhi secretary level meeting here between January 11 and January 12, 2014 aiming to focus on regional interconnectivity through sharing hydroelectric potentiality with Nepal and Bhutan, bangladesh power division’s official said. He said, “We have already invited Indian counterpart to expedite power sector cooperation through arranging two-day long joint secretaries and secretaries level meeting between two countries.the government... »
thumb10 22 dec.2013: The government would require 40 billion dollar to produce 40 thousand megawatts (MW) of electricity by the year 2030. Bangladesh Power Secretary Monowar Islam told reporters at a workshop on “Sustainable Energy Security: Options for Bangladesh”. The workshop was jointly organised by the Power Division and the Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Ltd (popularly known as the Rampal power project) at Bidyut Bhaban. Monwar said, Government will increase budgetary... »
thumb57 16 december 2013, Experts and environmental scientists have called for cooperative and effective management at regional level to address the issues relating to water resources, energy and climate change. They were addressing “International consultative workshop on energy cooperation, climate change and water management: initiatives for regional integration”, which was organised by SAARC Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SAARC CCI) in collaboration with Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce & Industry... »
thumb27 The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $350 million loan for power asset upgrades that will allow the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh to meet booming consumer demand for power. “The state has made impressive network gains in recent years but demand is outstripping supply, and the quality of electricity needs further improvements, especially in rural areas,” said Herath Gunatilake, Lead Energy Economist in ADB’s South Asia Department. “Our... »