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Dhaka Thursday,  May 13, 2021
SYFUL ISLAM: The government has moved to turn a pollution zone into a clean energy source by setting up a floating solar power plant. The power plant is planned in a water-body of over 200 acres, created after the extraction of coal from Barapukuria coal-mine in Dinajpur. A recently conducted feasibility study found that a floating solar power plant with 40 to 50 megawatts (MW) capacity can be set up... »

Power Sector

Clash at Banshkhali power plant: 3,562 sued in 2 cases

A total of 3,562 people were sued in two cases filed in connection with yesterday’s clash between police and workers of coal-based SS Power I Plant in Chattogram’s Banshkhali upazila, which left five workers dead. Police filed one of the cases accusing 2,500 unidentified persons on charge of attacking law... »

Gas Sector

12kg LPG cylinder price reduced to Tk 906

UNB: Further adjusting with Saudi Contract Price (CP), the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has re-fixed the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) at retail level with effect from May 1.As per the new prices, the private companies will have to sell 12 kg LPG at Tk 906 instead of... »

Petroleum

EB Reports

Country Needs More Energy For Development: PM

UNB, Dhaka:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government wants to develop the country and for that reason it needs more energy. “We want the development of our country. That’s why we need energy,” she said when Special US Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry called on her at her... »

Green Pages

USAID to launch project to promote clean energy

Daily Star: USAID will soon launch a multi-year project with allocation of up to $17 million to promote clean energy, said the US embassy yesterday, a day after US President’s Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry’s visit to Dhaka. The project titled “Bangladesh Advancing Development and Growth through Energy” will... »

Coal Sector

GCM Resources signs framework agreement with NFC

The AIM-traded firm said the agreement related to its 572 million tonne high-grade coal resources at the Phulbari Coal and Power Project in north west Bangladesh. Under the agreement, the parties had agreed to establish a joint venture entity, which would be responsible for progressing and implementing the framework agreement.... »

Nuclear

Atommash ships the reactor plant for the Republic of Bangladesh

Dhaka, 20th April 2021: The Volgodonsk Branch of AEM-technology (part of the mechanical engineering division of Rosatom – Atomenergomash) has started shipping the equipment of the reactor plant. The customer will receive the vessel for the VVER-1200 nuclear reactor and the first two steam generators for the second power unit... »

Something to Say

Digital revolution in Bangladesh

In order to survive in this age of globalization, we must focus on information technology. It is almost impossible to keep pace with the current world without the development of information technology. Bangladesh is a developing country and the concept of digital Bangladesh is a dream for us. Digital Bangladesh... »

Environment