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Dhaka Wednesday,  Oct 4, 2023

Power Sector

Bangladesh has recorded its highest power generation of 15,626 megawatts at 9pm on April 18, breaking all previous records. According to the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), the country has presently 22,566MW of grid-connected electricity generation capacity.   The previous maximum generation was 15,604MW recorded on 17 April 2023. Earlier on 13 April the maximum generation was 15304MW.   BPDB source inform that on April 18 pick generation from gas... »
The country has witnessed a record for power generation this year as today’s generation was 15,304 megawatts electricity at 9pm. According to the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), currently the country has 23,482MW grid connected electricity generation capacity. Of the total capacity, 15,304MW power was generated today breaking all previous records. It is the highest daily power generation in the country’s history. As much as 15,304 MW of electricity was... »
Bangladesh set a record in electricity generation by producing 14,800 MW at 9 pm on Tuesday, said the public relations department of state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). BPDB sources said the last highest generation was 14,423MW on April 12, 2022 at 9pm. Sources said the new record was set following addition of 800 MW imported electricity from Indian Adani Group. The cost of the imported power has not been... »
Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), secured a seven-year full-turnkey Long Term Service Agreement (LTSA) contract for the Bibiyana–III Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP). Under the LTSA, Mitsubishi Power, who supplied the power plant’s M701F gas turbine, the country’s most efficient, will continue to provide maintenance and inspection services of the plant’s gas turbine and related power generation equipment to enhance reliability and drive... »
State Ministrr for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that demand for electricity is increasing by about 100MW every day. Report UNB “We’re trying our best to manage the situation in different ways”, he told reporters on the sidelines of a Dissemination Workshop on the final report of “Multipurpose Use of Land for Renewable Energy Project in Bangladesh,” at Biduyt Bhaban in the city on Tuesday. It... »
Test transmission of power supply from Adani’s 1,600MW coal-fired power station in the Indian state of Jharkhand to Bangladesh started at 7:38pm on Thursday although issues of power tariff are yet to be resolved. According to a Power Grid Company of Bangladesh (PGCB) Facebook status, the electricity transmission was synchronised with Bangladesh’s national grid on a test basis. “More or less 50 MW of electricity from the Adani plant entered... »
The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court has ruled that Summit Power Limited, a leading energy supply company, is not eligible to get the amount that has been demanding by it from the Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) as an additional cost of energy production. The amount is about Tk 11 billion including interest, according to the lawyers of the BREB. However, Summit Power’s lawyer could not confirm the amount... »
Today, Summit Group and Qatar Financial Centre (“QFC”) have signed an MOU in the presence of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina, CEO and MD of Summit Power International Ayesha Aziz Khan, His Excellency Sultan bin Rashid Al Khater, Undersecretary of Ministry of Commerce & Industry of Qatar and the CEO of QFC Yousef Mohamed Al-Jaida. On behalf of their organisations the MOU was signed by Sheikha Alanoud Bint... »
Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Dr Zafrullah Chowdhury on Sunday described the government’s power deal with the Indian Adani Group as an anti-state one and demanded its cancellation. Report UNB “Bangladesh’s power deal with India’s Adani Group has shocked the patriots and sensible people. This deal is against the interests of Bangladesh and it should be revoked,” he said. Zafrullah, also a freedom fighter, made the demand at a press conference arranged... »
Information and Broadcasting Minister and Awami League Joint General Secretary Dr Hasan Mahmud today said despite the recent hike in the price of electricity in the country, the tariff of power still remains less than in many countries. “The increase in electricity price has exceeded cent per cent in the United Kingdom. It (price) has exceeded 20 to 100 per cent in European Union countries . . . It is... »