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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jan 22, 2019
BNO Lubricants has introduced two new technologies—Nynas technology in transformer oil and Nano technology in lubricants—considering the environment and longevity of the engine. The nano technology is aimed at attaining fuel efficiency and more power, enhancing lifetime, reducing emission in the lubrication system and improving engine performance. The Nynas technology-based transformer oil is basically wax-free and has a good flowing feature at low temperatures and under good heat distribution oil.... »

Power Sector

India needs hourly electricity tariffs: IEEFA

With $100 billion of existing and proposed thermal power plants in financial distress and low cost but variable renewable energy capacity best able to meet targets, India has an opportune moment to transform its electricity sector by introducing day-ahead market pricing, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)... »

Gas Sector

One More LNG Terminal By 2019

The government is set to install one more Floating Storage and Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) LNG terminal at Moheshkhali by April 2019. “We will install the second FSRU with a capacity of 500 mmcfd LNG by April 2019,” State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid told BSS yesterday.... »

Petroleum

BPC set to install 246-km oil pipeline

The government is set to lay a 246-kilometre pipeline for supplying fuel oil from Chattogram to Dhaka in an attempt to check pilferage and ensure its quick supply, officials said on Saturday. The Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) will install the country’s longest pipeline involving Tk 28.61 billion, they said. The... »

EB Reports

BIFPCL Contribute Free Medical Camp

Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt.) Limited (BIFPCL) has been contributing significantly for the social development in Rampal upazila of Bagerhat district. Under its community development initiatives, the company distributed 76 water filters to 15 Schools and 4 Colleges of Rampal upzila and 35 Wheel Chairs to physically challenged people of... »

Green Pages

50MW Kaptai Lake solar project awaits ADB fund approval

The Power Division is now waiting for a positive note from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) about its financing to implement a 50MW floating solar project in the Kaptai Lake, official sources said. “We’ve heard the executive board of the donor agency (ADB) has approved a financing proposal in this... »

Coal Sector

Coal mining resumes at Barapukuria

Coal mining is reinitiated from the Barapukuria coal mine. The mine is now producing around 2 thousand metric tons of coal daily on an average. Barapukuria coal mining authorities informed that, the mine resumes it production on 8th September after a three-month halt. Initially, the miners started experimental mining and... »

Nuclear

Russia to supply nuclear fuel for China’s fast-neutron reactor

TVEL Fuel Company, a subsidiary of Russia’s state atomic energy corporation- Rosatom and CNLY, a subsidiary of China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) have signed a contract for supply of nuclear fuel for CFR-600 fast-neutron reactor which is currently under construction in China. The contract covers the initial loading of nuclear... »

Something to Say

Imported LNG: Bracing for gas rates rationalisation

Mushfiqur Rahman: Rupantarita Prakritic Gas Company Limited (RPGCL), a subsidiary of Petrobangla, is responsible for import and supply of imported liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the country. Re-gasified LNG supply is conducted through a Floating Storage and Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) at Moheshkhali, Cox’s Bazar. The FSRU has been installed and... »

Environment

Carbon emissions forecast to hit record levels this year

After three years of almost no growth, carbon emissions from fossil fuels and industry are expected to increase by 2.7 percent in 2018, according to an annual report by the Global Carbon Project, an international scientific collaboration of academics, governments and industry that tracks emissions of greenhouse gases, News Agencies... »