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Dhaka Wednesday,  Jan 24, 2018

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BBS - energy bangla 87 percent people are satisfied using electricity. And 13 percent of the people are dissatisfied. But only 11 percent people are very satisfied. According to a survey by the Bureau of Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS), this information has been released. Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (EPRC) has cooperated with the survey. BBS survey report was released on a press conference held at the electricity utility of the capital... »
uranium The Indian Government is looking at both boosting the indigenous production of Uranium and its import to keep up the operation of nuclear reactors at their rated power. India, as per the vision laid down by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), intends to achieve a ten-fold increase in indigenous Uranium production by 2031-2032. The Indian nuclear programme has faced a nuclear fuel constraint due to international sanctions on nuclear... »
power-transmission-line-272x205 The country’s power transmission capacity has increased by about 3500 MW in last one year. State-owned Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) in a statement informed this saying that in the year 2017, five new grid substations were built, capacities of 20 grid substation were expanded and 386 circuit kilometer transmission lines were constructed and brought into operation. These projects increased the PGCB’s transmission capacity by 3983 MVA (megavolt amperes)... »
ninmas energy bangla Bangladesh’s premier medical institute the National Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (NINMAS) is going to set up its own Cyclotron department to bolster its nuclear technology-based cancer diagnosis services. The Cyclotron department will be equipped with the Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scan system. Once finished the patients will not need to go abroad to detect diseases like cancer. Director of NINMAS Nurun Nahar told Nuclear Asia: “Nuclear... »
Farmar The Bangladesh Government is preparing a new list of farmers affected by the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant, who will be eligible to receive compensation. The government has already allocated 28 crore Taka (USD 3 million) for the same and the earlier list of 775 farmers has been set aside. Sources in the Pabna District Administration told Nuclear Asia that it has already ordered the Upazilla Nirbahi Officer (UNO, Officer responsible... »
PM sangsad energy bangla Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government’s future plan is to generate 24,000 MW power by 2021 and 60,000 MW by 2041. “The capacity of the transmission and distribution line for electricity would be improved to 21,000 circuit kilometer and 4.70 lakh kilometer respectively by 2021,” she told the House, while replying to a starred question from opposition bench member Fakhrul Imam of Mymensingh- 8 in the Jatiya Sangsad. Sheikh... »
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... »