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Dhaka Friday,  Nov 17, 2017

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planet Astronomers have discovered an Earth-sized planet outside our solar system which is expected to be temperate and could be a “comfortable abode for possible life”. This Earth-sized world, named Ross 128 b, is likely to have a surface temperature that may also be close to that of the Earth, according to a paper presented in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics. The low-mass exoplanet orbits the red dwarf star Ross 128... »
gas State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the government has no plan to resume household gas connection. “We are encouraging LPG gas connection for the household use…as the gas supply in the pipeline is very much costly,” said the state minister. The state minister said this while replying to a supplementary question made by women reserve seat lawmaker Lutfa Taher in the House here. The... »
nasrul-patliament-ENERGYBANGLA360x187 The government has already taken an initiative to produce electricity from waste through scientific environment friendly waste management as well as to build an eco-friendly city. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said this while replying to a query from treasury bench lawmaker M Abdul Latif of Chittagong-11 at the House here. To this end, the state minister said the Power Development Board is implementing a... »
Singapore Cooperation Waste_to_Energy_Projects - energy bangla State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has sought Singapore`s cooperation in developing waste to energy and waste management plant in power sector. “Bangladesh wants to utilize Singaporean experiences in waste to energy and waste management,” he told Derek Loh, the Singapore`s non-resident High Commissioner in Bangladesh, when he met the state minister at his office in Power and Energy Ministry on Wednesday. Nasrul Hamid also sought help from... »
rooftop solar in city The government is planning to buy solar power generated at the rooftop solar panels of household and industry owners. To implement the idea, a consultant is already appointed by Powercell to determine how the solar power will be purchased by the government. The decision to buy solar power from industry and household owners got finalized in a meeting that held at the Bidyut Bhaban in the city on Thursday. According... »
rosatom logo -337x205 Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) signed contracts with Atomstroyexport, sister concern of Russia’s state corporation Rosatom on July 31 for design and supply of the main equipment for units 5 and 6 under phase 3 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, in the state of Tamil Nadu. “The project for construction of units 5 and 6 of Kudankulam NPP is passing to the practical implementation phase. Designing begins and development... »
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... »
pdb-173x205 Allegations are there that, the state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board’s (BPDB or PDB) procurement process is engrossed in plentiful corruption. Addressing these issues, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and the Ministry of Power, Energy and mineral Resources have recently ordered the PDB to investigate. Complaints are there that, with compliance with some of the corrupt officials of the board, the PDB has been placing purchase orders at a much higher... »
dpdc-logo-337x205 Dhaka Power Distribution Company has taken an initiative to strengthen its capacity for power transmission and distribution in half of Dhaka city under its jurisdiction. The company has come up with the initiative in the backdrops of frequent power cuts every day, particularly in summer, because of its inadequate and old-fashioned infrastructures in power transmission and distribution, officials said. Besides, overhead cables of power transmission and distribution system of the... »
power-line-337x205 The government plans to open power market allowing private entrepreneurs to play in electricity generation, transmission and distribution. To make the power market open, the government included a provision in a draft law which is now set to be placed before the parliament to replace the 105-year old law, said officials. ‘In a bid to create an open market for power sector, the government will establish the power market and... »