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Dhaka Sunday,  Apr 14, 2024

Power Sector

The 5th meeting of the Bangladesh-Nepal Joint Steering Committee on enhancing cooperation in power sector was held today at the administrative building of Payra 1,320MW power plant in the district. In the meeting, Bangladesh Power Division Secretary Md Habibur Rahman and Nepalese Power, Water Resources and Irrigation Secretary Dinesh Kumar Ghimire led the delegation of their respective countries. Issues including construction of hydropower plants in Nepal under joint investment of... »
Dhaka and New Delhi reviewed the implementation of Katihar-Parbatipur-Baranagar 765 KV high voltage interconnection transmission line between India and Bangladesh. The issue was reviewed in the meeting of Bangladesh-India Joint Steering Committee on Power Sector Cooperation in Khulna on Thursday. Joint development of cross-border trade and relevant projects and projects on energy efficiency in Bangladesh were also discussed, said a press release of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral... »
Frequent power outages and high temperatures that soar up to 40 degree Celsius have made public life miserable for the last few days across the country. The situation of the electricity in rural areas also became worse as they are getting 40 per cent less power against the demand in the daytime, on Tuesday 3:30pm the 62 Palli Bidyut Sommities (PBSs) were supplied 40 per cent less power than the... »
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... »