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Dhaka Tuesday,  Jul 23, 2024
The gas crisis, ongoing for nearly two months because of damage to the floating LNG terminal during Cyclone Remal, may last another week, said the State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid. A memorandum of understanding, or MoU, was signed between Bangladesh Coal Power Generation Company Limited and PT Pertamina Power at the InterContinental, Dhaka hotel, on Monday. After the event, he said, “We were hopeful that... »

Power Sector

Power Supply To Improve In 3-4 Days, Gas Supply Steady By Mid-July: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today assured that the power supply situation in Bangladesh is expected to improve within the next three to four days, with uninterrupted gas supply anticipated by mid-July. Addressing a ‘Post-Budget’ press conference at his ministry’s conference room, Hamid reassured the... »

Gas Sector

12kg LPG price increased to Tk1,433

The price of a 12 kg liquefied natural gas (LPG) cylinder has been increased by Tk29 to Tk1,433 for January at the consumer level from December’s price of Tk1,404. The new prices came into effect on Tuesday evening, officials of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission announced in a press conference.... »

Petroleum

Govt Cuts Diesel, Kerosene Prices By Tk1 Per Litre For July

The government today (30 June) set the automated retail prices of petroleum fuel for the month of July by reducing diesel and kerosene prices by Tk1. As per a gazette notification of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, per litre diesel and kerosene will be sold at Tk106.75... »

EB Reports

JS passes Taka 7,97,000cr budget for FY25

The Jatiya Sangsad (JS) today passed the Taka 7,97,000 crore national budget for FY25 with a prime focus on maintaining economic stability and augmenting steps to materialise the government’s “Smart Bangladesh” vision. Despite the global volatile condition and adversities, the budget for the next fiscal eyed a 6.75 percent GDP... »

Green Pages

Budget 2025 proposes Tk 1 billion investment in renewable energy initiatives

Finance Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali has proposed a special allocation of Tk 1 billion to encourage the development and use of renewable energy. The finance minister presented the budget for the 2024-25 fiscal year in parliament on Thursday. “Considering the importance of renewable energy in building a developed, prosperous,... »

Coal Sector

Nuclear

PM urges ROSATOM to set up another nuclear power plant at Rooppur

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the Russian state-run ROSATOM to set up another nuclear power plant at Rooppur, if there is any scope for that. The premier made the request when ROSATOM Director General Alexey Likhachev called on her at her official residence Ganabhaban here. Briefing the reporters... »

Something to Say

Intricacies Energy Transition Of BD

The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy is akin to a high-stakes chess game, a strategic move that will shape the future of nations and the well-being of their citizens. In the heart of South Asia lies Bangladesh, a country with a rich history, vibrant culture, and a burgeoning... »

Environment

Environment Ministry Implements 78pc of 100-Day Action Plan: Saber

Among the 28 priorities announced for institutional capacity building, pollution control, waste management, environment, forest, environment and biodiversity conservation and combating climate change, 22 have been fully implemented, while four partially,” he told a press briefing at Bangladesh Secretariat here. The minister said if the partial implementation is taken into... »