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Dhaka Wednesday,  Oct 4, 2023
Japan will provide 2,17,556 million Japanese Yen (approximately $1,500 million) more in seventh tranche under the 44th Japanese Loan Package (2nd batch) for the Matarbari Ultra Super Critical Coal-Fired Power Project. Under the project, ‘Exchange of Notes’ and ‘Loan Agreement’ for 7th tranche of Matarbari Ultra Super Critical Coal-fired Power Project under the 44th Japanese ODA Loan Package (2nd batch) were signed on Saturday between the Government of Bangladesh and... »

Power Sector

S Alam Group’s 1,320 MW Banshkhali Coal-Fired Power Plant Starts Operation

S Alam Group’s 1,320 MW coal-fired SS Power Plant at Banshkhali in Chattogram started commercial operation today. The SS Power Plant started commercial generation as the 660-megawatt capacity first unit started supplying electricity to the national grid at full capacity from 12:01am today, said a press release of S Alam... »

Gas Sector

Govt to Import 2 Cargoes Of LNG From Int’l Spot Market

The government will import 2 cargoes of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from the international spot market. Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase on Thursday approved two separate proposals of state-owned Petrobangla, placed by the Energy and Mineral Resources Division. Both the proposals were approved as unsolicited offers on the basis of... »


Oil Prices Edge Up On Anticipated US Crude Stock Draw

Oil prices edged higher on Thursday, after industry data showed U.S. crude oil inventories were expected to have fallen last week, signaling tightening supplies on top of extended production cuts in Saudi Arabia and Russia. U.S. crude oil inventories were projected to fall by 5.5 million barrels in the week... »

EB Reports

PM Seeks World Leaders’ Sincere Work For Prosperous Future

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today called upon the world leaders to come up with utmost sincerity to ensure a dignified life and prosperous future for all. “As equal members of the global family, we must, therefore, resolve to do our utmost for dignified life and prosperous future for all,” she... »

Green Pages

Use of Renewable Energy: Bangladesh at bottom in S Asia

Among South Asian countries, Bangladesh produces the lowest amount of renewable energy against total power generation capacity, according to an analysis by South Asian Network on Economic Modeling (Sanem). Bangladesh’s renewable energy usage stands at only 1.90 percent against Pakistan’s 6.8, Sri Lanka’s 22.22 and India’s 30.2 percent. This was... »

Coal Sector

Ship With More Coal For Rampal Arrives At Mongla

A Bangladeshi ship has arrived at Mongla port from Indonesia with more than 32,000 tonnes of coal for Rampal power plant where a fuel shortage forced a suspension of production on several occasions in recent times. The work to unload the coal brought by the ship, MV Bashundhara Impress, started... »


First shipment of uranium being taken to Rooppur plant

The first batch of fresh uranium, the nuclear fuel of the first unit of Rooppur nuclear power plant, is being taken to the project site at Rooppur in Ishwardi in Pabna by road from the capital city Dhaka. According to official sources, the consignment of uranium arrived here from Russia... »


Carbon Emissions Must Peak By 2025 To Meet Climate Goals: UN

Global greenhouse gas emissions must peak by 2025 and drop sharply thereafter if humanity is to cap global warming in line with Paris Agreement targets, said a UN report Friday that will underpin key COP28 climate talks. Emissions have already peaked in developed and a few developing countries, but are... »