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Dhaka Monday,  Sep 20, 2021
BSS: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today renewed her call to the people to be more economical in using electricity to repay the best of government’s huge subsidy to power generation. She simultaneously urged them to keep up the country’s existing pace of development with the long-term vision formulated by the government. “Let not allow anyone to come to power again who will tie Bangladesh up in the chains of slavery,”... »

Power Sector

Bangladesh seeks US investment for regional power distribution

UNB: Bangladesh wants to partner with the United States private sector in research and development of uninterrupted and affordable renewable energy sources. Speaking at an Energy Roundtable organised by the USBangladesh Business Council (USBBC) in Washington, DC on Thursday, prime minister’s power, energy and mineral resources Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury urged US... »

Gas Sector

Petroleum

SPM For Fuel Supply To Save Tk 800cr Yearly

BSS: With installation of the Single Point Mooring (SPM) having double pipeline facility to supply imported fuel at Moheshkhali island, the government will save at least Taka 800 crore per annum. “Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) initiated the SPM project to carry fuel through pipelines from mother vessels quickly, which would... »

EB Reports

Activists call for implementation of Phulbari agreement

Member Secretary of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Port Professor Anu Muhammad has asked the government to implement the Phulbari agreement, which remained pending for 15 years. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina herself said that the consequences will be grave if the agreement is not... »

Green Pages

Proposal to set up 42,500 solar systems in CHT approved

UNB: The Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase on Wednesday approved four proposals including one for installing 42,500 solar systems in the country’s three hill districts. Of these, 40,000 are solar home systems (SHS), each having 100 watt-peak capacity, while the remaining 2,500 are solar community systems, each having 320 watt-peak... »

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

Reactor Building Inner Containment Completed At The RNPP Unit 1

The 6th tier of the inner containment dome of the reactor building has been installed at the site of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP) Unit 1 under construction (the general contractor for the NPP construction being ASE JSC of the Rosatom Engineering Division. The large-sized metal structure of 44m... »

Something to Say

Grand Padma Bridge, A revolution in communication

Majhar Mannan: On the occasion of Mujib’s birth centenary and the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence, the Bengali nation is going to receive a great achievement. With the establishment of the last slab, the Padma Bridge has got a complete shape and the dream of the people of Bangladesh is... »

Environment

Asset owners managing $6 trillion call for global carbon price

Reuters: Asset owners managing $6 trillion call for global carbon priceA coal-burning power plant can be seen behind a factory in the city of Baotou, in China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, October 31, 2010. — Reuters PhotoInvestors managing more than $6 trillion in assets on Tuesday called for a coordinated... »