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Dhaka Friday,  Jul 28, 2017


matarbari-power-360x198 Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Limited (CPGCBL) has signed a contract for construction of 1,200MW Matarbari coal-fired power project with Sumitomo-led Japanese consortium on Thursday. Following the judgment of an arbitrator panel of Central Procurement Technical Unit (CPTU), CPGCBL signed the US $ 4.5 billion project at a simple ceremony at its office. “The two member judges’ panel of CPTU observed the process was right. One member opined that the... »
power  Dc energy bangla State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the overall power situation will further improve in the next one year as the government is working continuously in the transmission and gridlines in rural areas keeping in view the country’s coveted economic progress. “Within the next one year, we expect the power situation in rural areas to further improve,” he told BSS here today after addressing the... »
IDCOL LOGO Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL), a government owned development financial institution involved in private sector energy and infrastructure financing in Bangladesh, has recently obtained approval for its third credit line from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).  The credit line, known as Third Public-Private Infrastructure Development Facility (PPIDF 3), will be used for financing the development of private sector infrastructure projects currently envisaged under the Seventh Five Year Plan of the... »
telgas-commity-337x205 National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power, and Ports member secretary professor Anu Muhammad reads out committee’s 25-year master plan on power and energy, at a media briefing at the National Press Club on Saturday. Photo: Focus BanglaUnveiling a 25-year master plan (2017-41) on power and energy, the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power, and Ports on Saturday claimed that power generation is possible at... »
sangsad-bhaban-334x205 The parliamentary standing committee has alleged that, the state-run Power Development Board (PDB), Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd (DPDC), Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (DESCo) and West Zone Power Distribution Company Ltd (WZPDCL) has violated the Constitution. The four state-run agencies have failed to carry out a bunch orders set by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on public accounts of the Jatiya Sangsad. The Parliamentary Standing Committee has expressed its discontent... »
chevron-logo-337x205 Chevron Corporation, the US based oil giant has started negotiation with the state-run Petrobangla for the approval of its disputed share transfer procedure. A high-level delegation from Chevron sat on a meeting with Petrobangla regarding this issue on Wednesday at the Petrocentre of the capital. After the meeting, Petrobangla chairman Abul Monsur Md. Fayjullah told the newsmen that, Chevron was being questioned about the transfer of its share transfer without... »
Rampal Bangladesh study trust - energy bangla Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, BB, the advisor to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh on Energy, Power and Mineral Resources has called the protesters of Rampal project for assisting the government with more researches and support in favor of the Ramapl power plant project. Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has called for such assistance from the protesters while talking in a seminar titled ‘Padma to Rampal’ held at the National Press Club on Monday.... »
no power so rest energy bangla Long time there is no electricity. From 9am to the afternoon. When will it be unknown? So in the hope of a little relief in Hatirjheel, rest with the family. Relief from wheat in the open air. This is the case of Madhubagh in the capital. There is no water from the morning because there is no electricity.
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... »