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Dhaka Thursday,  Oct 18, 2018

Power Sector

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered Nepal $1 billion in concessional loans to help build power plants and roads during a visit on Sunday aimed at shoring up support in a region where China is making inroads. Both India and China are vying for political influence in South Asia, home to more than 1.5 billion people, by offering closer integration with their giant economies. India has long been the dominant... »
Bangladesh and Nepal have agreed to build joint power transmission line. The decision was taken after a ministerial meeting on Wednesday. After the meeting, a press briefing held at city hotel. Bangladesh state minister for power, energy and mineral resources minister Nasrul Hamid and Nepal energy minister Radha Kumari Gyawali spoke at the briefing. Regarding the meeting, they told journalists that they had talked about power import from Nepal, building... »
Dhaka, Aug 5 (UNB) – Indian High Commissioner in Dhaka Pankaj Saran on Tuesday said their private companies are interested to invest in power and energy sector of Bangladesh if the political and investment climate suits it. Pankaj said this when he made a courtesy call on State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid at the Secretariat. The Indian envoy also assured that India will provide all... »
COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – The United States Energy Association, under the South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration (SARI/EI), with funding from the United States Agency for International Development, organized a South Asia Regional Workshop on Competitive Electricity Markets that took place March 18 – 20, 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The first two days of the workshop included technical presentations by power pool experts, updates on cross-border electricity trade... »
The 1,320 MW maitree super thermal power project in Rampal, Bangladesh, being devoloped by Bangladesh india Friendship power Company lit (BIFPCL) is expected to stsrt electricity generation by December 2018. During the meeting of BIFCL’s board Satarday in kolkata, the members emphasised the need to commission the unit of the project by december 2018, according to a statement issued by NTPC. The meeting, chaired by Bangladesh Power Secretary Monowar Islam,... »
Visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Friday huge investments in hydroelectric power, shipbuilding, railways and a deal to help Argentina build its fourth nuclear plant. Xi has pressed a charm offensive with Latin America since arriving in Brazil earlier this week. Friday saw Argentina in the spotlight, with Xi signing more than 20 agreements with President Cristina Kirchner on the first day of his three-day visit. Among the agreements was... »
Clarke Energy and the companies which it has acquired now represent an installed base of over 4 GW. This generation capacity is deployed across 21 countries, including 16 countries across which the company is currently an authorised distributor and server provider for GE’s Jenbacher gas engines. Clarke Energy, established in 1989 is a specialist in the engineering, installation and maintenance of gas-fuelled combined heat and power plants. Its installations include... »
Standard Chartered Bank has raised $190 million from international lenders for a 335-megawatt electricity plant of Summit Meghnaghat Power Company Ltd. The lenders, which include international development partners and banks, have already disbursed the long-term project financing for the dual fuel-fired power plant in Narayanganj, the largest one in the private sector. Summit has taken the loan to complete an existing project under which a single cycle power plant has... »
Power plants in Bangladesh have broken record for generating electricity. Power Development Board (PDB) spokesperson Saiful Alam Chowdhury said 7,371 megawatt (MW) electricity was fed into the National Grid around 8pm on Tuesday, which is the highest ever. They were capable of matching even a greater demand, he claimed. On March 30, the previous highest of 7,356 MW power was generated. However, the total amount of power added to the... »
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $300 million loan to upgrade Uzbekistan’s Takhiatash thermal power plant to meet rising electricity demand in the west of the fast-growing Central Asian country. “Karakalpakstan and Khorezm regions are expecting electricity demand to grow at double the rate of the forecasted national average. Reliable power supply is essential to meet the residential demand and for future industrial development and growth,” said Rune... »