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Dhaka Saturday,  Jun 15, 2024
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, smart and sustainable Bangladesh by 2041, I am proposing a special allocation of Tk 100 crore to encourage its development... »

Power Sector

Bangladesh keen to import hydroelectricity from Bhutan: PM  

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today reiterated her country’s eagerness to import hydro electricity from Bhutan through India when Bhutanese Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay paid a courtesy call on her at the latter’s Place of Residence here. “Import of hydroelectricity will require a tripartite agreement involving India and we have... »

Gas Sector

12-kg LPG Cylinder Price Cut By Tk 30

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has reduced the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders by Tk 30 to Tk 1,363 per 12kg. Earlier, the price was Tk1,393 at the consumer level. BERC chairman Nurul Amin announced the new tariff in a press conference in the capital on Monday afternoon.... »

Petroleum

Petrol, Octane Prices Hiked By Tk 2.50, Diesel 75p

The government has further increased the retail prices of diesel, kerosene, petrol and octane for the month of June due to devaluation of Taka against US dollar. The Energy and Mineral Resources Division set the new automated price through a gazette notification as per the government decision on Thursday. As... »

EB Reports

Tk 30,317cr Proposed For Power And Energy Sector

Finance Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali today proposed allocating Taka 30,317 crore for the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources in the budget for FY 2024-25. “Considering the importance of the power and energy sector, I propose an allocation of Taka 30,317 crore in FY 2024-25. The allocation for... »

Green Pages

Bladeless Wind Energy Innovation Aims To Compete With Rooftop Solar

A new bladeless wind energy unit, patented by Aeromine Technologies, has secured $9 million in Series A funding to accelerate the roll-out of its innovative technology. The scalable, “motionless” wind energy unit can produce 50% more energy than rooftop solar at the same cost, said the company. Aeromine’s technology is... »

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

Cyclone Remal Hits Bangladesh Coast

A severe cyclone called ‘Remal’ started crossing coastal regions of Bangladesh packing winds up to 120 kilometres per hour tonight while authorities managed to evacuate over 800,000 people to safety. “The cyclone has made the landfall and started crossing our Khepupara alongside India’s West Bengal coasts,” a met office spokesman... »