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Dhaka Thursday,  May 13, 2021

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Awami League (AL) has promised to provide access to electricity to every household in the country within the next five years if they are voted to power in the upcoming election. The party declared it in their election manifesto for the national election of 2018. Bangladesh Nationalist party (BNP) also committed to continue all ongoing big projects on power sector. AL in their manifesto said that, they will ensure energy... »
At the third Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bangladesh Independent Power Producers’ Association (BIPPA) the President of BIPPA Mohammad Latif Khan thanked the government of Bangladesh for the policy support that enabled Independent Power Producers (IPP) to contribute contribute 47% of nation’s installed power generation capacity of about 20,000 MW. The annual report and upcoming fiscal year’s budget of BIPPA were also approved at the AGM. BIPPA was formed in... »
A child was killed and six others were injured in a gas cylinder explosion in Dhaka’s Jatrabari. The incident took place at Dholpur near the RAB-10 camp around 8:30am on Friday, said firefighter Rashed Sikder. The victim has been identified as seven-year-old Tahsin. Of the injured, four were identified as Sumon, 40, his wife Sajuli, 35, their son Nishan, 14, and Sumon’s aunt Atra Begum, 70. Four firefighter units were... »
Yesterday at the reception of the High Commissioner of Canada Her Excellency Nancy Lynn McDonald’s residence in Singapore, Honourable Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau speaking with the Chairman of Summit Group Muhammed Aziz Khan appreciated Summit’s effort to bring LNG, a source of clean energy that will decarbonise power generation in Bangladesh. Mr Trudeau also praised Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina as a great leader of Bangladesh, developing countries... »
BIFPCL donating blood of its employees and workers on the occasion of 6th Raising Day on 31 October, 2018 here Maitree Power Project site in Rampal, Bagerhat. A total of about 40 bags of blood were donated and handed over to Red Crescent Society to utilize for the treatment of common people who have difficulties in purchasing blood during various severe health issues. In addition to that company conducted a... »
At the Regional Connectivity Conference held in India Chairman of Summit Group Muhammed Aziz Khan said, “The requirement of natural gas in Bangladesh and East Coast of India is phenomenal. Bangladesh has initiated LNG import ahead of India’s East Coast and may act the trading point for the entire Indian East Coast. Due to effects of climate change in Bangladesh we specially feel the need for LNG that will decarbonise... »
Power division inked on Monday deals with Microsoft and three other ICT (information and communication technology) firms to implement enterprise resources planning (ERP). The ERP would help disseminate required information from own dashboards slashing dependency on others. State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid was present as the chief guest at the deal-signing ceremony at Bidyut Bhaban in the captal. Apart from Microsoft, other three ICT firms... »
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday invited Saudi entrepreneurs to invest in Bangladesh for mutual benefits as both the countries lag behind in exploiting their full potentials of trade and investment opportunities. “We can join hands in our journey of shared profit and prosperity. I assure you of my government’s full support and cooperation,” she said. The Prime Minister said this while holding a meeting with the Saudi business community,... »
International Finance Corporation (IFC) has committed to invest $20 million as a long-term loan in Omera Petroleum to help the company double its capacity and increase the availability of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), especially in rural areas. Omera—whose parent MJL Bangladesh Ltd is majority owned by Bangladeshi conglomerate East Coast Group—is the second-largest player in Bangladesh’s LPG market by volume. The loan of IFC, a member of the World Bank... »
State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said his ministry always encourages research works for introducing innovative ideas in the power and energy sector. “Research works would be continued for sustainable development through innovation in the power and energy sector,” he told a seminar as the chief guest at Bijoy Hall here. Bangladesh Energy and Power Research Council (BEPRC) organised the seminar “An Overview of EPRC... »