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Russia and South Africa sign nuclear energy deal


Russia and South Africa sign nuclear energy deal
On sideline of 58th session of the International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference, the Russia and South Africa signed an Intergovernmental Agre  [ ... ]

MoU signed with Malaysia to set up power plant at Maheshkhali


MoU signed with Malaysia to set up power plant at Maheshkhali
Bangladesh has signed an agreement with Malaysia to set up another 1320 megawatt thermal power plant at Maheshkhali. The coal-fired plant, to be   [ ... ]

36 orgs stage March for River procession in Dhaka


36 orgs stage March for River procession in Dhaka
Some 36 environmental and rights organisations on Saturday jointly brought out a procession — ‘March for River Programme’ — in  [ ... ]

Chevron Announces $10 Million Economic Development Initiative


Chevron Announces $10 Million Economic Development Initiative
Chevron Bangladesh [Chevron Bangladesh Block Twelve, Ltd, and Chevron Bangladesh Blocks Thirteen and Fourteen, Ltd] announced a $10 MM commitment to c  [ ... ]

Planning Commission wont approve Rampal power plant


Planning Commission wont approve Rampal power plant
The Rampal 1,320-megawatt (MW) thermal power plant is now facing implementation delays as the Planning Commission  has declined to approve it due  [ ... ]

Dhaka-Delhi commited to finalised agreement for Teesta


Dhaka-Delhi commited to finalised agreement for Teesta
Dhaka and New Delhi reiterated their commitment to the finalisation of an interim agreement for sharing the waters of the Teesta and Feni rivers. Fo  [ ... ]

Same price for CNG, Octane recommended


Same price for CNG, Octane recommended
Parliamentary Standing Committee on Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources recommended the same price for Octane and compressed natural gas (  [ ... ]
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ABB wins $ 30 million order to strengthen Bangladesh power grid

ABB wins $ 30 million order to strengthen Bangladesh power grid

Four new 132 kilovolt substations and expansion of six substations to enhance transmission capacity and boost power supplies
Dhaka, Bangladesh, September 29, 2014 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $ 30 million from Power Grid Company of Bangladesh Limited (PGCB), the country’s leading transmission utility, to provide four new turnkey substations and help expand six others, to enhance transmission capacity and boost power supply to meet growing demand for electricity.
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Power Sector
Bangladeshs second Nuclear power plant in Khulna
Bangladeshs second Nuclear power plant in Khulna

State Minister for Science and Technology Yeafesh Osman has said that a nuclear power plant will be set up in Labanchhara in south-western district of Khulna. He said the Chinese government has shown their interest to build the nuclear power station in Bangladesh’s south-western region. The government has already taken a decision to establish the country’s second  [...]
GE s Diesel Engines Deliver Higher Fuel Efficiency
Algeria plans nuke plant with Russian assistance
Glitch in grid, power outages in Dhaka
Indian power station coal stocks lowest since 2012 blackouts
PDB signs deal with Indian company on Sikalbaha plant
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Gas Sector
Bangladesh to invite exploration in 7 ocean blocks
Bangladesh to invite exploration in 7 ocean blocks

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid Bipu has said the government will soon invite bidders for exploration in seven ocean blocks after updating the PSC. The junior minister said oil and gas exploration would be carried out at 1,200-2,000 metres depth in the ocean, according to a news agency. "We still have around seven blocks. After we modernise the PSC,  [...]
24-hr CNG fill-in service between Oct 1-11
Experimental gas extraction starts in Bhola
Europe to depend on Russian gas for at least a decade
Drilling at Mubarakpur gas-field begins
No extra blocks to exploration companies in the Bay: Hasina
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Petroleum Sector
Islamic State s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia s Oil Wells
Islamic State s Ultimate Goal: Saudi Arabia s Oil Wells

By Claude Salhani: For the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, Syria and Iraq were a good place to start their campaign, but in order to survive and prosper it knew from the outset that it had no choice but to set its sights on the ultimate prize: the oil fields of Saudi Arabia. It is in that direction that the battle for control of the world\'s largest oil fields  [...]
No plans to hike fuel price now: Muhith
Oil prices head lower on oversupply worries
Big Oil Discovery at Western Australia
The Bigger Oil Story Behind the Headlines: Interview with Michael Levi
5 Industries Worried About Peak Oil
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EB Reports
Govt. taking strategic plan for tapping sea resources: PM
Govt. taking strategic plan for tapping sea resources: PM

Sept 03, 2014: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today assured the Jatiya Sangsad of taking all initiatives for protecting and optimum use of the sea resources for country\'s economic progress. The Prime Minister said this in reply to a question from treasury bench member Fazilatun Nesa Bappi in the House today. Sheikh Hasina said the historic victories on maritime boundary were  [...]
PM for using huge potential of sea resources through proper management
Rescuers free trapped Nicaraguan miners
Flood situation worsens across country
extends tenure of quick power & energy act for four years
Chevron Bangladesh Holds Two Eye-Camps
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Green Pages
Renewable energy now makes up 22% of the worlds power
Renewable energy now makes up 22% of the worlds power

Wind, solar and other renewable power capacity grew at its strongest ever pace last year and now produces 22% of the world\'s electricity, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday in a new report. More than $250bn (£150bn) was invested in "green" generating systems in 2013, although the speed of growth is expected to slacken, partly because politician  [...]
Japanese professor taps into flower power
IDCOL to Finance Solar Mini-grid Project at Narayanpur Union
ADB Loan to Help Unlock Indonesia s Clean Energy Potential
ADB Aids Sri Lanka s Push to Cut Fuel Oil Use, Boost Renewables
Rooftop solar power provision to be revised
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Coal Sector
Phulbari an unnecessary tragedy
Phulbari an unnecessary tragedy

Forrest Cookson: On August 26, 2006 in the Phulbari are of Dinajpur a clash between the security forces and rioters resulted in people being injured and the death of three persons shot by the security forces.  This was an unnecessary tragedy. The riots took place at a time when the “Oil and Gas Protection Committee” (OGPC) was organizing demonstration aga  [...]
India Supreme Court declares coal licences illegal
Implementation of Phulbari deal demanded
Blast in China coal mine kills 2, traps 25 miners
Ecnec approved Matarbari coal-fired power project
Open-pit mining at Barapukuria depends on water management
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Something to Say
New Technology Could End The Debate Over Pipeline Safety
New Technology Could End The Debate Over Pipeline Safety

By. James Stafford: Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ago, that would have seemed laughable. Yet that’s exactly what has happened; and it’s not just Saudi Arabia that has been left in North America’s dust -- Russia has, too. The surge in N  [...]
Villager s spawned electricity could contribute to national grids in BD
The Kardashians and Climate Change: Interview with Judith Curry
Phulbari Day: Celebrating the Uprising Against Open Pit Mining in Bangla
Employee Recruitment Process in Organization
Ukraine s Next Crisis? Economic Disaster
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Environment
UK, France, Germany joint climate diplomacy in BD
UK, France, Germany joint climate diplomacy in BD

Consulates of UK, France and Germany have visited three climate adaptation projects in Dhamrai of Dhaka to emphasise on joint climate diplomacy in Bangladesh. British High Commissioner Robert W Gibson, French Chargé Babou Kamichetty and German Chargé Dr Ferdinand von Weyhe visited Dhamrai on Monday. They visited a solar home system, solar irrigation systems  [...]
PM urges international efforts for protecting tigers
PM for keeping operative all rivers through dredging
Climate change may fall rice production by half
Environment-friendly construction materials for development : Monju
Climate change to eat up 9% of GDP growth : ADB
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