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climate change hot Climate change has become one of the most debated topics of this century because of the increasing risk it poses to the sustenance of human race. This change influences long term footprints and also sudden extreme events like storms, floods, droughts of severe frequency and magnitudes, both of which immensely affect agriculture and infrastructure. To tackle these extreme events both adaptation and mitigation is important, especially for a least developed... »
power-337x205 For long the developing countries have been learning from the Germany’s ‘Energiewende’ (literally translating to Energy Transition) programme, which entailed dismantling its 19 nuclear power stations by 2022 and replace it with other renewable energy sources. However, as per experts the daunting project to substitute a cheap, reliable, secure power source with renewables has failed to achieve its goals despite huge investments. Germany’s greenhouse gas emissions remained at the levels... »
Energy Security Introduction: Availability and uninterrupted supply of energy at an affordable rate is inevitable for the sustainable social and economic development and growth of the country. Accessibility, affordability and reliability of the sources of energy are fundamentals to energy security. Energies are obtained from various sources and utilized in various purposes. The purpose of a strong and rational energy policy is to determine a viable matrix of prudent mix of the... »
DPDC MD Energy Bangla Engineer Bikash Dewan has joined as the new Managing Director of Dhaka Power Distribution Company Limited (DPDC). Before joining there he served the Power Development Board (PDB) as a chief engineer (Planning and Design). Eng Bikash Dewan completed his graduation as a BSC Eng. from the former Bangladesh Institute of Technology, Chittagong (BIT) which is currently known as Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET). Mr. Bikash has spent most... »
ijaj-hossain-226x205 Allocating more money on the country’s power sector in proposed budget for the FY of 2017-18 is a good sign for the betterment of that sector but negligence is seen while allocating money for the country’s energy and mineral resources sector, said Prof. Ijaz Hossain as an instant reaction to the proposed budget. The national budget for the fiscal year 2017-18 was proposed on Thursday. Finance Minister AMA Muhith proposed... »
Bangladesh-India Energy Bangladesh Windows are widened and processes are eased for Bangladesh to import energy and power related resources from its neighboring country India as the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited India and agreed on various mutual topics with her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. India, on the other hand, has got the opportunity to transport power and gas to its eastern part using the land of Bangladesh. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has just... »
ijaj-hossain-226x205 The government’s decision on price hike of gas is rational and it has to be raised sooner or later, but raising the price in two phases is illogical, said Prof. Izaz Hossain, a faculty of BUET. People would be able to adjust themselves somehow to the new price of gas once it would be raised in one step. The recursive raise in the price of gas and other related commodities... »
anu-muhammad The government imposed a new financial burden on the neck of the mass people by raising the price of gas just to serve the interest of some businessmen. “This is truly an injustice”, said Anu Mohammad the member secretary of National Committee to protect oil, gas and mineral resources, power and port The government has raised the price of gas by 22.73 percent on an average. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission... »
samsul-alom The fresh price hike decision of gas that came about on last Thursday will sharply raise the living costs of the mass people, said Prof. Shamsul Alam, a renowned energy expert of the country. The government could easily take the bypass route to minimise the subsidies in this sector only by lessening the price of bottled gas namely Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), he added. The government has raised the price... »
Nuclear  paln With Trump at the helm, sentiment gives way to practicality in the energy industry. For the vast untapped potential of the nuclear energy industry and the uranium that feeds it, this could contribute to a market-disrupting revival that no longer bows to fear and the politics of economy. While there have been some oversupply issues keeping uranium prices down, the bigger problem has been negative sentiment rather than real fundamentals,... »