17 Apr, 2014

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Bangladesh produces record electricity


Bangladesh produces record electricity
A new record has been created for power generation in the country as Bangladesh. 7,356MW supplied to the national grid on 30th march. Power Developmen  [ ... ]

Summit installing gas turbine at Bibiyana power plant


Summit installing gas turbine at Bibiyana power plant
Summit has begun installing 230MW gas turbine at the Bibiyana phase two gas-fired combined cycle power plant. The 300-tonne turbine has recently been   [ ... ]

GOVT will install solar power plant in Sunamganj


GOVT will install solar power plant in Sunamganj
The government will install a solar power plant in Sulla upazila of Sunamganj district aiming to give the people of remote haor (wetland) areas access  [ ... ]

Govt Allocate Subsidy for Renewable Energy


Govt Allocate Subsidy for Renewable Energy
The state minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said, the government was considering to allocate subsidy for entrepreneurs and  [ ... ]

PM directs to realise arrear power bills and land development taxes


PM directs to realise arrear power bills and land development taxes
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directed the secretaries to select the development projects through effective inter-ministerial coordination taking publi  [ ... ]

Crude prices dropped in Asian


Crude prices dropped in Asian
SINGAPORE, April 07, 2014 (BSS/AFP) - Crude prices dropped in Asian trade Monday after rebels agreed to reopen two of the four blockaded oil termina  [ ... ]

ADB Supporting Renewable & Private Infrastructure Projects in BD


ADB Supporting Renewable & Private Infrastructure Projects in BD
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (6 April 2014) -- The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Bangladesh today signed an agreement for $110 million in lo  [ ... ]
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BD going to revise Renewable Energy Policy

BD going to revise Renewable Energy Policy

The government is going to revise the Renewable Energy Policy. Giving lifetime waiver of income taxes to foreign companies investing in renewable energy sector to entertain foreign investment in the sector.
If the policy is revised, foreign investors will get more benefit compare to local investors in the country’s renewable energy businesses as the locals will get the tax waiver for 15 years.
The draft revised policy also suggested the local private companies to form a joint venture with the foreign ones to enjoy the lifetime waiver of inco  [ ... ]

 
Power Sector
Govt approved Ghorasal 365 MW power plant
Govt approved Ghorasal 365 MW power plant

The government has approved the Ghorasal 365-megawatt (MW) power plant. Presided over by the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on 8th April in Dhaka endorsed the Ghorasal power station project at a cost of Tk 25.11 billion (US$306.32 million) and three other projects with a combined outlay of of Tk 2.82 billion. ECNE  [...]
Third contract for Rooppur NPP likely in May
Dhaka New Delhi agreed in principle Interconnection for electricity
India Bangladesh Power Secretaries meeting
Rooppur nuke plant safer than Fukushima: Russian Ambassador
Deal singed with China to set up power plant in Patuakhali
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Gas Sector
The Most Profitable Gas in the World
The Most Profitable Gas in the World

By Robert Bensh: There is only one certainty in Ukraine: The energy sector must and will be transformed, and how long this takes will depend on who ends up in the driver\'s seat and how serious they are about becoming a part of Europe and reducing dependence on Russia. But by then, investors will have missed the boat. The driving factor for any energy investor in Ukraine  [...]
Fertiliser factories to shut for irrigation and World Twenty20.
Petrobangla signs deal with Santos-Kris Energy for gas block
Chevron Bangladesh Wins Asia Responsible Entrepreneurship Awards
Boundless Natural Gas, Boundless Opportunities: EIA Chief
Deal signed with Indian ONGC for 2 gas blocks
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Petroleum Sector
Small Oil Companies Eye Huge Prize in Ghana
Small Oil Companies Eye Huge Prize in Ghana

By. James Burgess: Since the first discovery of the massive Jubilee oilfield in Ghana by a start-up company, the West African playing field has begun to change, and so too have investor sentiments, disappointed most recently by the low fourth-quarter 2013 results of major integrated oil companies like Exxon, Shell, Chevron and BP. But while the supermajors are struggling wi  [...]
New Spy Technology to Spawn Oil Revolution
Oil prices mixed as Ukraine fears recede
BPC seeks tax waiver on Fuel for power plants
Iraqi Govt Threatens Action Against Kurds as Oil Exports Set to Begin
Tullow announces oil discoveries in onshore northern Kenya
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EB Reports
Bangladeshis tune sets world record
Bangladeshis tune sets world record

Bangladesh has been listed in the Guinness World Record for singing the national anthem by the largest number of people together in Dhaka on March 26. The Guinness World Record made the announcement on its official website on 9th april afternoon. The website said, “The most people singing a national anthem simultaneously is 254,537 and was achieved by the Ministry of Cu  [...]
Chevron-BRAC Launches Road Safety Awareness Program
ADB, JAPAN SUPPORT AFFORDABLE CROP INSURANCE FOR BANGLADESH FARMERS
Bangladesh makes history in singing national anthem
India-Bangladesh Trade Facilitation Talks in Dhaka
Govt breaches commitment by moving for power tariff hike: CPB-BSD
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Green Pages
Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments
Renewable Energy Market Share Climbs Despite 2013 Dip in Investments

Frankfurt / New York, 7 April 2014 – Renewable energy’s share of world electricity generation continued its steady climb last year despite a 14 per cent drop in investments to US$214.4 billion, according to a new report released today. According to Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2014 – produced by the Frankfurt School-UNEP Collaborating Centre  [...]
ADB Supports Indonesian Geothermal Plant
ADB Headquarters meeting all energy needs from renewable
A German company install first solar power plant at Sarisabari
China provide $6.5bn for Nuclear power projects in Pakistan
Rahimafrooz produce solar power for DPDC
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Coal Sector
Coal power can control load-shed in short time: Punjab Chief Minister
Coal power can control load-shed in short time: Punjab Chief Minister

Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said on 2 march that coal-based power generation projects could help in controlling power crisis to a large extent within a short period of time. He was chairing a meeting to review the matters regarding a comprehensive system for transportation of imported coal for coal power project. Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad  [...]
Own Coal /Imported Coal Dilemma
Huge quantity of coal remained stacked up in Barapukuria
Pak PM perform earth-breaking of Thar coal mining, 660 MW plant
Govt to Wait for Use Local Coal
Coal Smoke Obscures Climate Ambition in Warsaw
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Something to Say
What the Loss of Crimea Means for Ukrainian Energy: Robert Bensh
What the Loss of Crimea Means for Ukrainian Energy: Robert Bensh

Interview by James Stafford: Ukraine\'s Crimean Peninsula is now Russia\'s. It was done with an impressively organized non-violent military operation, and supported by the foregone conclusion of a referendum on independence from Ukraine. One Ukrainian soldier was reportedly killed on 18 March, after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the treaty to annex the Crimea and  [...]
​A country that fails to invest in its children doesn t have a future
Why Ukraine s Next President Doesn t Matter
Russia Eyes Crimea s Oil and Gas Reserves
Russia Looks East as Relations with Europe Deteriorate
How Junior Companies Survive in the Exploration Wild: Blackbird
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Environment
South Asian monsoon depends on West Asian dust: study
South Asian monsoon depends on West Asian dust: study

BSS . Dhaka | 5 april 2014: South Asia A new study by US and Indian scientists say desert dust originating in West Asia increases or reduces the intensity of the South Asian monsoon. The article published in Nature Geoscience, this week, tried to explain how aerosols — fine particles or liquid droplets in the air — influenced rainfall patterns in unanticipated w  [...]
White House Targets Methane Emissions
Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says
Climate Change Threatens Food: UN Climate Report
UN-led Global Partnership to Help Green 30 National Economies by 2020
UN Agencies, Funds and Programmes Make Towards Climate Neutrality
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