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Dhaka Wednesday,  Feb 21, 2018

Power Sector

Public Hearing on power tariff State-owned Power Development Board (PDB) has agreed to lower the power tariff if the government provides subsidy to it instead of loan. “If we receive Tk 4,300 crore as subsidy, not loan, the power production cost will come down and we can charge lower tariff,” said PDB General Manager Kawsar Ahmed while responding to the proposal placed by the Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) to lower power tariff at the... »
berc-logo-337x205 The Northern Electricity Supply Company (Nesco) has proposed the power price hike in the subscriber level at 1.3 taka per unit. On the other hand, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) opined for the price hike of electricity at 0.89 taka per unit. Nesco managing director Jakiul Islam placed his proposal at the public hearing of BERC on Wednesday. On February 20, the Power Development Board (PDB) sent a proposal... »
wozopadico-logo-337x205 After PDB, Desco and DPDC, Dhaka West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd (WZPDCL) now proposed for raising electricity price by 10.36 percent in retail level. WZPDCL proposed the raise based on the current wholesale price of power. As per the proposal, if the wholesale price increases then the retail price will increase accordingly. North-West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd (NWZPDCL) Deputy General Manager (DGM, Commerce) Rabindranath Dutta presented the proposal... »
indian-finance-minister-51389-330x205 India, once again proposed Bangladesh to import power from them. The proposal came from the Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley who has been currently visiting Bangladesh. The Indian finance minister said that, India has enough power to trade off and Bangladesh can import it from them if it wishes. Today, he said so in a meeting of the high level businessmen from both the countries that held at the hotel... »
BPDB - DESCO Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (DESCo) has proposed to raise the price of power while there are still a lot of allegations of load-shedding and other other quality of service related issues from the consumers. DESCo proposed for a price hike of 6.34 percent in a public hearing session that held at the Bangladesh Regulatory Commission (BERC) on Monday. BERC Chairman Monwar Islam along with the members of BERC namely... »
india-Bangladesh energy bangla The joint steering committee of Bangladesh and India has expressed its consent to open the financial quotes (tender) for importing 250 MW of electricity from India. The approval came at the 13th meeting of the joint steering committee from the Indian part of the steering committee that held on Thursday in Dhaka. Dr. Ahmad Kaykaus, the energy secretary of Bangladesh and Ajay Kumar Valla, the energy secretary of India has... »
berc-logo-337x205 For the first time ever, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) is going to hold a public hearing session for lowering the price of power. The public hearing session on lowering the power price is to be held on 5th October at the TCB bhaban of the city. The public hearing session is fixed by the BERC in response to a written application from Consumers Association for Bangladesh (CAB). Mass people... »
dpdc Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) has proposed for a power price hike by 6.24 percent on an average in retail power in a public hearing session. The public hearing session held at the BERC office on Thursday in response to the proposals from the state-owned power generation and distribution companies. DPDC Executive Director Golam Mostofa placed the proposal at the public hearing sessoion organized at the TCB bhaban in the... »
power grid The tripped transmission towers of the Ashuganj-Sirajganj transmission line is back in operation again. The transmission line has started its operation again on Wednesday at 1.00 AM after around 4 months of repair. Earlier on 1st May of this year, two towers of Ashuganj-Sirajganj transmission line going across the Mrghna river got damaged heavily due to a storm which resulted in complete disruption of power transmission through the line. However,... »
india-Bangladesh energy bangla Bangladesh has asked for a tax rebate in importing power from the neighboring India. The proposal from the Bangladeshi side of the joint working group came about in a meeting that held on Wednesday. According to the recent Indian policy an extra clause was added saying something like- any neighboring nation has to pay a 15 percent tax in importing power from the country, which was absent in the recent... »