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Dhaka Sunday,  Feb 26, 2017

Power Sector

ge-led SIGN Bangladesh Power Development Board has awarded a $117 million order to a consortium led by General Electric for repowering of the Unit 3 of Ghorashal power plant, the largest power station in the country. GE said this would be the country’s first repowering project, which will increase the power generation capacity by adding over 200 megawatts of clean power to the national grid. The US-based company has formed the consortium... »
nationall-rampal Some of the questions raised about the 2×660 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Project at Rampal. Environmentalists have raised this question. The Power plant authorities have responded to this question. The answer to the question is highlighted for Energy Bangla readers. Here are a couple of answers to the question of authority. Q1. Is SCR (Selective Catalyst Reactor) or some other low NOx technology being used to reduce NOx emission?... »
pm ecnec The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved eight projects, including the project for increasing capacity of Dhaka-Chittagong main power grid. The estimated cost of the eight projects is Taka 7,868.30 crore, of which Taka 4301 crore will come as project assistance. The approval was given at a meeting of the ECNEC held at NEC conference room at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar with ECNEC Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina... »
malaysia-sign-337x205 Bangladesh and Malaysia are going to install a 1,320 MW coal-fired Power Plant under a Joint Venture approach in Maheshkhali, Cox’sbazaar. On Wednesday, Bangladesh state-owned Power Development Board (PDB) signed this Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with two Malaysian companies—Tenaga Nasinol Berhad (TNB) and Powertek Energy Sdn Berhad (PESB) at Putrajaya, Malaysia. PDB chairman Shamsul Hasan Mia, TNB president Datuk Seri Ir Azman Mohammad and PESB director Dato Mark William Ling... »
rampal  1 The recent signing of the Rampal Coal Power Station construction agreement has raised issues regarding the environmental impact of such a power plant in ecologically sensitive area of Sundarban. Answers to the following 10 questions will go a long way in bringing transparency to the design criteria of the power plant and coal handling system in minimizing environmental impact. Coal, Natural Gas, Oil, Nuclear are the mainstay for large scale... »
adp The entire allotment of the revised budget for Fiscal Year 2015-16 was successfully utilized, claimed the Power Division in a meeting held on Saturday at Bidyut Bhaban. The division claimed it in a situation where, as reported by ADP (Annual Development Program) report as up to May, 2016 the division could hardly manage to spend around half of the allotted amount. It suggests that, out of the total budget of... »
rampal The main construction of Rampal Power Plant will set off within two to three months. The power secretary from both the neighboring countries has confirmed this while visiting the Project site yesterday. A group of high officials and delegates from both the countries related to this project have paid their visit to the Project site of Rampal Maitree Thermal Power Plant. Among other high officials, Bangladesh’s Power Secretary Monowar Islam,... »
india India, once again expressed interest in extending its support for Bangladesh’s Power Sector. Both the countries agreed on to improve the current capacity of the existing bilateral transmission line, known as ‘interconnection’ and to conduct a feasibility study to increase the number of interconnections. In a meeting held at city’s Sonargaon Hotel on Wednesday, the Joint Steering Committee (JSC), which is a secretary-level body of the power sector, formed several... »
rampal signed An engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreement was signed here today to set up the 2×660 MW Maitree Super Thermal Power Project at Rampal Upazila under Bagerhat district. Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt) Limited (BIFPCL) signed the agreement for Main Plant EPC (Turnkey) Package with Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), India, at Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel in the city. General Manager of BHEL Prem Pal Yadav and Managing Director of... »
nationall-rampal The EPC (Engineering, Procurement, and Construction) Contract on installing the Power Plant of Rampal is likely to be signed today. The contract signing ceremony between BHEL and BIFPCL on 1320 MW Maitree Super Thermal power project is likely to be arranged at the city’s Sonargaon hotel. The state minister for Power Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has confirmed about the contract signing. He said, “The USD 1.2-billion engineering, procurement... »