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Dhaka Monday,  Feb 6, 2023
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said that the electricity under the agreement with India’s Adani’s power will come into Bangladesh in the first week of March. “There is no concern about Adani’s electricity import and discussion on Adani’s power is baseless,” he told the journalist at his ministry. Nasrul Hamid said Bangladesh will get the electricity from the India Company at competitive market price,... »

Power Sector

Indian Govt Denies Knowledge Of Bangladesh Seeking Revised Deal With Adani

India has said it is not involved in any agreement between the Bangladesh government and Adani Power for procurement of electricity from the Indian conglomerate’s plant in Jharkhand. “I don’t have anything on that. I understand you are referring to a deal between a sovereign government and an Indian company.... »

Gas Sector

LPG Price Goes Up By Tk22.15 Per kg, Highest In 2 years

Price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has substantially increased by Tk22.15 per kg to Tk124.85 from the previous price of Tk102.70 per kg for the month of February. Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) announced its latest price through a press release on Thursday. As per the new price, 12kg LPG... »

Petroleum

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Green Pages

CPD for Prioritising Renewable Energy In IEPMP 

Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) has underscored the need for prioritising renewable energy in Integrated Power and Energy Master Plan (IEPMP) to reduce carbon emissions. “In the IEPMP, the commitment of 40 percent of renewable energy has been shifted to 40 per cent of clean energy. This apparently seems ‘logical’.... »

Coal Sector

Bangladesh To Raise Coal Lifting Amid Energy Crisis

Bangladesh has decided to increase coal lifting in the coming years as the persisting energy crisis that has continued to plague life and business is unlikely to ease anytime soon. The decision came as Japan, the world’s leading LNG importer, announced that long-term Liquefied Natural Gas contracts until 2026 have... »

Nuclear

Something to Say

The Economy Failed The Success Of Power Generation Capacity

The power sector of Bangladesh is taking heavy criticism because of the sudden deterioration in power generation capacity, which seems perplexing after relatively better service in the past decade. So, can we expect the power sector to thrive when the country’s economy is in dire straits? Since the beginning of... »

Environment

Bangladesh Declared Free from Toxic DDT Pesticide

Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin officially declared that Bangladesh free from dangerous Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, commonly known as DDT, pesticide today. The minister made this announcement at a press conference organized by the Ministry concerned here on the occasion of the successful removal of 500 tonnes of DDT... »