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Dhaka Saturday,  Oct 16, 2021
Majhar Mannan: We cannot forget about the days of frequent power outages but those days are no more. Today every house has electricity and people are getting the maximum benefit from electricity. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had earlier said that electricity would be provided to every household in Bengal. Five 779 MW power plants have already been inaugurated and 99.5 per cent people across the country, including remote areas, have... »

Power Sector

Electricity can also be taken on-call basis like Uber services: Tawfiq-e-Elahi

UNB:Prime Minister’s energy advisor made the remarks at a webinar titled “Rental, Quick Rental Power Plant, Past, Present and Future” Power purchase contracts with rental and quick rental power plants could be done and extended on-call basis like that of Uber, Prime Minister’s Energy Advisor Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury has said.... »

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

Introducing internationally standardized advanced welding training in Bangladesh

Swisscontact Bangladesh’s Uttoron project, funded by Chevron’s Bangladesh Partnership Initiative, recently signed an agreement with Khulna Shipyard (KSY) to introduce internationally standardized advanced welding training for the first time in Bangladesh. Upgrading a government training institute to introduce this much-needed skill is one of Uttoron’s three objectives. The center chosen... »

Green Pages

50MW solar power plant to be set up in Khulna

BSS:The Tk1,328.90-crore project will be implemented by a joint venture of companies based in Singapore and Panama The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) on Wednesday approved a total of five proposals in the power and energy sector including one for setting up a 50MW (AC) solar power plant at... »

Coal Sector

China’s overseas coal power retreat could wipe out $50 bln of investment

REUTERS:Chinese President Xi Jinping said in a pre-recorded address at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that China would help developing countries build green energy production and halt construction of coal power plants abroad. China has been under international pressure to announce an end to overseas coal financing as... »

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... »