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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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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]