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Dhaka Monday,  May 29, 2017


pm adp energy bangla Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will leave for Austria on Monday to attend the conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency( IAEA) marking its 60 years. Hasina will also have bilateral talks with her Austrian counterpart, Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali told the media on Sunday. Leaders from Africa, Asia, Europe, South America and the Caribbean will attend the conference in Vienna called  “International Conference on the Technical Cooperation Programme: Sixty... »
power-337x205 Bangladesh’s power plants have set a new record of power generation.The electricity generation on Saturday evening was 9,356 megawatt, which is an all-time high, according to Power Development Board Public Relations Officer Saiful Hasan Chowdhury. The previous record was of 18 april 9.212 megawatt. According to the PDB, power generation has doubled in the past seven years since the Awami League government took charge in 2009. The highest generation in... »
solar - uk A record amount of solar power was generated on Friday as Britain basked in sunshine and temperatures of up to 28C, the National Grid has said. It said 8.7 gigawatts (GW) had been generated at lunchtime, representing 24.3% of total generation across the UK. The level tops the previous record of 8.48GW set on 10 May. Duncan Burt, head of control room operations at National Grid, called it the “beginning... »
nosrul hamid minister energy bangla State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said the unstable power situation in the country would return to normalcy, to some extent, within Saturday. “It’s an unexpected disruption of power supply due to the collapse of Ashuganj-Sirajganj tower because of a cyclone and overhauling of eight power plants,” he told newsmen at a briefing at Bidyut Bhabana in the city. The state minister assured that power... »
cng CNG filling stations across the country will remain closed for six hours every day during Ramadan. The gas stations will not operate between 5pm and 11pm, State Minister for Energy Nasrul Hamid said on Thursday. Speaking at a media briefing, he said the power situation will return to normal by Saturday. The intolerable temperature and a long spell of power outage every day during the season’s third heatwave is at... »
smart meter minister energy bangla Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB or PDB) has launched such a smart meter service which would avail its customers to communicate with their distributors from home in real time. The state Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has introduced the smart meter in an inauguration program held at the Bidyut Bhaban at the city with the presence of the state minister for information and communication technology department... »
sreada-307x205 The state minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid stated that, the area of energy security would be broadened to save more energy. To ensure the best efficient use of energy, master plans are needed to be executed timely, he added. The state minister said so while he was addressing in a workshop held at the conference room of the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) office... »
chevron-logo-337x205 Chevron’s Employee’s refused to accept benefits package. In a statement Chevron said, following 6 months of engagement with employee representatives, the Chevron Bangladesh companies announced a generous package of benefits that would be provided to all employees in the event of a concluded sale. The package included guaranteed employment for two years and a goodwill bonus payment equivalent to 9-months’ salary. But regretfully employee representatives have refused to accept this... »
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... »