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Dhaka Sunday,  May 29, 2022
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the friendly countries and development partners to join hands in executing the Delta Plan-2100, saying her government has been implementing the plan to ensure a better and improved life for the future generations. “To implement the Delta Plan, cooperation or participation of all at home and abroad — our friendly countries or development partners — are solely needed in every field of knowledge, technology... »

Power Sector

BERC Recommends 58% Hike In Bulk Power Tariff Rejecting BPDB’s 65%

A technical evaluation committee (TEC) of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) at a public hearing on Wednesday recommended a 57.83% hike in bulk power tariff against 65.57% sought by the state-owned the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). However, the participating consumer civil right groups including representatives from different business bodies... »

Gas Sector

Kailashtila Starts Supplying 19 mmcfd Gas

Sylhet Gas Fields Limited (SGFL) has started supplying about 19 million cubic feet of gas per day (mmcfd) to the national grid from well no 7 of Kailashtila gas field. The gas supply started 8:45pm Saturday (7 May), said Mir Mohammad Aslam Uddin, deputy chief information officer of Ministry of... »

Petroleum

Enough Petrol In Reserve, No Chance Of Crisis: EMRD

The Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation has been ensuring an uninterrupted supply of petroleum oil across the country through its subsidiary oil marketing companies, the EMRD said in a statement. There is no chance of a fuel crisis in Bangladesh as the country has enough petroleum in reserve, the Energy and Mineral... »

EB Reports

It’s Not Right Time To Hike Electricity, Gas Prices: FBCCI

Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) on Saturday said that the move to increase electricity and gas prices would be suicidal for the government. Business leaders said “Now is not the time to raise electricity and gas prices. This initiative has been taken to push the government into disarray.”... »

Green Pages

Japan’s Jera To Develop Clean Energy In Bangladesh

Japanese power firm Jera Corporation has signed an agreement on 25th April with Bangladesh power producer Summit Power International Limited to jointly develop a roadmap targeting for use Bangladesh to use cleaner fuels. To accelerate adoption of renewable power generation in Bangladesh and support its Paris Agreement goals, the MOU... »

Coal Sector

Nuclear

Should Middle East Climate Change Be Tackled With Nuclear Energy?

A renewed interest in nuclear power is under way. With the climate crisis already pressuring countries to depend less on fossil fuels, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has now created another reason for governments to speed up their search for alternative energy sources. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently... »

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Environment

Dhaka Is The Noisiest City In The World: UN Report

Dhaka is the most noise polluted city in the world, according to the recent Annual Frontier Report, 2022 published by the United Nations Environment Programme. Moradabad in India’s Uttar Pradesh is the second-most noise polluted city globally, the Times of India reported on Sunday. Moradabad recorded noise pollution of 114... »