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Dhaka Saturday,  Sep 23, 2017


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... »
india-Bangladesh energy bangla The 13th Joint Steering Committee (JSC) meeting in power sector cooperation between Bangladesh and India is scheduled to be held on September 27-28 to explore new areas and opportunities in developing the power sectors in both the countries. During the next round of talks between the two countries, a slew of MOUs worth $ 1 billion is likely to be inked, according to power sector sources. “Bangladesh-India power projects have... »
rooppur-power-plant-360x180 India to join Russia to build the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh, the first initiative under a Indo-Russian deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries, Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy said at the 61st general conference of the global nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). “We are collaborating with our Russian and Bangladeshi partners on establishing Rooppur nuclear power... »
Ganvar lng Petrobangla on Tuesday has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Gunvor Singapore PTE Ltd to import Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid was the chief guest of the MoU signing ceremony. Among others energy secretary Nazimuddin Chaudhury, Petrobangla chairman Abul Monsur Md. Fayzullah were present at the ceremony. Petrobangla Secretary Syed Ashfaquzzaman and Speelevelid, the Head of LNG-BD/Asia of Gunvor Singapore... »
nuclear plant Innovation in the nuclear sector is vital to fulfil its potential in combatting climate change, agreed panellists at a side event held on the margins of the IAEA General Conference today. The side event ‘Nuclear Energy Innovation and the Paris Agreement’ identified the linkage between the future of nuclear power and how it can be incorporated into national climate action plans to support the reduction of carbon emissions worldwide. Ambassadors,... »
lng1-337x205 Industrialists and businessmen want gas, no matter how costly it is. To keep up the country’s current pace of the economic growth, industry needs more gas whether it comes in the means of bottled, liquefied or pipe lined. Businessmen, once again expressed their cravings for gas on today in a view exchange program that was held at the Petrocentre of the city. The program was organized prior to formulating an... »
Photo_ Kirill Komarov Kirill Komarov, First Deputy CEO of Rosatom, Russia’s State Nuclear Energy Corporation in a recent interview of British Sky News talked on the cost  of nuclear energy and other issues. The interview is as below : Q.  Is the falling price of renewables the biggest threat to the nuclear industry? A.    No. Let’s be very careful with these figures, because it’s true only partly. If you combine all elements needed... »
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... »