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Dhaka Wednesday,  Feb 21, 2018

Power Sector

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... »
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... »
mou-abb-swinden-ENERGYBANGLA360x157 Extensive level of plannings are adopted to upgrade the power transmission and distribution systems of the country. Sweden is likely to invest billions of dollars in the sector which will be implemented by ABB Pte ltd. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding this development project is signed among the bangladesh’s Power Division, Sweden and ABB Pte Ltd at the Bidyut Bhaban of the city on Wednesday. Nasrul Hamid, the state... »
power.blackout1-337x205 The district was hit by the massive power cut from around 11:45am to 12:10pm on Wednesday A technical glitch has disrupted electricity supply to Chittagong district for about half an hour. The district was hit by the massive power cut from around 11:45am to 12:10pm on Wednesday. Power Development Board’s (southern zone) PRO Md Moniruzzaman told Dhaka Tribune that that the Hathazari-Kaptai and Hathazari-Feni power grids had tripped, leading to... »
Wartsila Wartsila announced a deal to supply two more power plants to Bangladesh. Orion Group, one of the country’s leading industrial conglomerates, is developing two 110 MW power plants, each of which will operate on six Wartsila 50 engines running on heavy fuel oil. The contract for these baseload plants follows a string of power plant orders that Wartsila received from Bangladeshi companies. The country continues to invest in developing its... »