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Dhaka Thursday,  Oct 19, 2017

Power Sector

power energy bangla Country’s power sector has been placed on top of the priority list and it will be there from now on to through the next three years. The power sector will remain in the top position from the FY of 2017-18 to the FY of 2019-20 to ensure access to electricity for everyone within the year of 2021. The plan of putting the power sector on the top position of the... »
nasrul-hamid-energybangla-337x205 The power division on Sunday has organized its regular coordination meeting through a video conference from the Bidyut Bhaban at the city. The State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources (MPEMR) Nasrul Hamid has inaugurated this first ever video conference based coordination meeting of the division. While addressing at the coordination meeting the state minister said that, this kind of video conference could save a lot of time of... »
power-337x205 Bangladesh’s power plants have set a new record of power generation.The electricity generation on Saturday evening was 9,356 megawatt, which is an all-time high, according to Power Development Board Public Relations Officer Saiful Hasan Chowdhury. The previous record was of 18 april 9.212 megawatt. According to the PDB, power generation has doubled in the past seven years since the Awami League government took charge in 2009. The highest generation in... »
nosrul hamid minister energy bangla State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the unstable power situation in the country would return to normalcy, to some extent, within Saturday. “It’s an unexpected disruption of power supply due to the collapse of Ashuganj-Sirajganj tower because of a cyclone and overhauling of eight power plants,” he told newsmen at a briefing at Bidyut Bhabana in the city. The state minister assured that power... »
smart meter minister energy bangla Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB or PDB) has launched such a smart meter service which would avail its customers to communicate with their distributors from home in real time. The state Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has introduced the smart meter in an inauguration program held at the Bidyut Bhaban at the city with the presence of the state minister for information and communication technology department... »
power-comm-337x205 The country faces acute power outages as a 3,000 megawatt power shortage grips the country. The situation turned worse after the country was hit by scorching weather since beginning of this month. From different districts said the villagers and people in towns, including big ones like Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna and Rajshahi, are facing on an average 10-hour power outage a day. Low-voltage was also a problem. This power outage... »
rampal-unesco-toufiq-e-elahi-energybangla-1-337x205 A Bangladesh delegation has briefed the UNESCO World Heritage Committee about the Rampal power plant and argued in support of taking the project forward. The briefing was held at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris on Monday. The government delegation was led by Adviser to the Prime Minister on Energy, Power and Mineral Resources Affairs Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury. The energy adviser told the World Heritage Committee that advanced technology would be used... »
energy minister energy bangla Power cuts have added to the unbearable hot weather scorching the people in Bangladesh. With no sign of relief from the oppressive weather this week, power officials say at least 10 plants are not feeding electricity due to reasons such as maintenance work. It will take three to four more days for the situation to improve, they say. A heatwave has been sweeping over the country for several days. The... »
rampal A high-level delegation led by the Prime Minister’s Energy Power and Mineral Resources advisor Dr. Tawfiq E Elahi Chowdhury has set off to Paris to clarify the authenticity of setting up the Rampal coal-fired power plant to UNESCO. The UNESCO has listed Sundarbans, the largest mangrove forest of the world in the world heritage site, but the organization is recently planning to delist the forest from its world heritage site... »
nasrul--337x205 The state minister for Power Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid says, supplying uninterrupted power won’t be possible right now as there is inadequate supply and transmission line and some of the larger capacity power plants couldn’t come yet into production for some reasons. The state minister stated in such a way on Monday while he was talking to the newspersons at the secretariat. The whole country has been suffering... »