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Energy

Big boost for Bhola

When natural gas was discovered in Shahbazpur of Bhola two decades ago, everyone thought the energy- and job-starved island would flourish, but despite various efforts almost no major changes came to make that dream come true. However, things are finally set to take a giant leap as a 195-megawatt power plant is scheduled to begin partial operation in December. The full plant is likely to be operational in August next year. This would make this island rich with availability of natural...

Infrastructure, political stability key to high growth: analysts

Adequate infrastructure, energy, skilled manpower, political stability and investment-friendly climate are the key factors for higher economic growth, economists said at a discussion yesterday. Bangladesh has achieved considerable success in gross domestic product but fell short of the growth numbers achieved by the other developing countries, they said. They were speaking at the discussion on “growth strategies and macroeconomic stability”, which was organised as part of a two-day long economic conference hosted by Bangladesh Economists' Forum (BEF), a non-political voluntary body...

Energy alliance between Russia and China

Energy alliance between Russia and China

A decade of negotiations resulted in a new accord between China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) and Russia's Gazprom during President Putin's visit to Beijing in May 2014. It paves the way for development of the mammoth Chayanda natural gas field located in Russia's eastern flank which, when completed in 2018, will carry an...

Power tariff to go up by 6.96pc

Power tariff to go up by 6.96pc

The energy regulator today decided to raise retail power tariff by 6.96 percent to "help distributor companies cut their losses". The new tariff will be effective from March 1, Salim Mahmud, a member of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC), told The Daily Star. However, the tariff will remain same for lifeline users – who...

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