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Dhaka Sunday,  Aug 20, 2017

Power Sector

nasrul-hamid-energybangla2-337x205 The state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said that, Bangladesh have progressed much in terms of power generation but still lags behind the neighboring countries in terms of power transmission system. Nasrul Hamid explained the country’s power sector in such a way, while he was speaking as the chief guest in the 17th National Renewable Energy Expo organized at the Energy Institute of Dhaka University on... »
nasrul-desco-energybangla-337x205 The state minster for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said, “Uninterrupted and quality power supply is now a demand of time; and it needs to be provided to the mass people as soon as possible. The state minister said so in an inauguration program of the installation of Banani 132/33/11 KV grid sub-station on Friday, where Dhaka Power Distribution Company (DPDC) handed over a land to Dhaka Electric... »
hasan-mahmud-energybangla-2-337x205 Dr Hasan Mahmud, the chairman of the parliamentary standing committee on the ministry of environment and forests said that, the Rampal power plant will be installed using latest technologies in every aspect, so there is no chance of damaging the environment of adjacent Sundarbans; so, too much concern about the Rampal power plant is not desirable. Dr Hasan Mahmud said so in a shadow parliamentary debate on ‘environment safety on... »
nasrul-patliament-ENERGYBANGLA360x187 Nasrul Hamid, the state minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources said that, the government is providing 3 lacs of new electricity connections on an average in a year. The government has no indifference in giving new connections to any type of consumers, he added. The state minister answered such a way in response to a question from A K M Rahmatulla’s table at the parliament on Tuesday. He also... »
nasrul-hamid-at-workshop energybangla The country requires more professional workforce to reach its goal and the workforce must show more professionalism at their respective jobs, said the state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid. He also added that, the country would require at least two thousands of more engineers in the near future to meet the demands of the upcoming projects of the power and energy sector. The state minister said... »
bangladesh-disaster-pm Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said her government took up a series of projects to develop further the power sector keeping in mind the increased demand of electricity to meet future need and illuminate every home. “We know that electricity demand is growing with the country’s development. Keeping this in mind the government has chalked out plans to fulfill the future demand and reach electricity to every house,” she said.... »
pdb-173x205 The state-run Power Development Board has submitted a proposal to the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission to raise the bulk price of electricity by 15 per cent, up to Tk 5.59 from Tk 4.87 per kilowatt-hour or unit, to achieve its break-even target. The commission received the proposal on February 23, when it raised the prices of natural gas by 22.7 per cent on an average, officials said. The power board... »
Nasrul Hamid The government has plans to raise power price, Nasrul Hamid Bipu has said while defending the move to increase gas prices up to 50 percent. “The gas price for power sector has increased. So we want to adjust the price of electricity,” said the state minister for power, energy and mineral resources at a programme in Dhaka on Friday, a day after the announcement of gas price hike. The ministry... »
MD-DPDC-energy-bangla Rahmatullah Md. Dastgir, the additional secretary of power division has been appointed as the new Managing Director of the Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited (DPDC). The temporary appointment came at a moment when the tenure of the last MD was finished. However, engineers of DPDC have decided to go for a movement against the new appointment, as the newly appointed Managing Director is not an engineer rather he’s from administration... »
cyber security -energybangla Hackers are now a real threat to the ‘sensitive’ or ‘critical’ infrastructures like power stations or grid systems. They can easily penetrate to any such modern computerized systems and cause much damage or even create a hazard to the country’s power sector if enough protective measures are not taken timely. Addressing this issue, the Power division has directed the concerned authorities to take necessary steps to safeguard these critical infrastructures... »