Power supply from Adani plant resumes

Power supply from India's Adani Power Plant, which was disrupted after a part of its transmission line in Chapainawabganj tripped, resumed early today

Electricity problem to improve in 10-15 days: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said more electricity will be added to the national grid within the next 10-15 days ending the ongoing power crisis.."We have been compelled to make load-shedding ....I can realise the sufferings of the people. We've been trying our best. Some 500 more me

Coal shortage: Payra Power Plant to shut down after June 5

'We're struggling to import oil. We are diverting most of the gas to industries to keep those running,' says Nasrul Hamid

Coal shortage: Power generation may halt at another unit of Payra

Operation of another unit of 1,320 MW coal-fired Payra Power Plant is going to be suspended soon due to coal shortage, according to Bangladesh-China Power Company (Pvt) Limited (BCPCL) officials

Blackstone wants to invest in solar energy in Bangladesh: Haas

American company Blackstone is seeking to invest in solar energy in Bangladesh as the world transitions to clean energy amid global warming and shortage of energy supplies caused by Russia-Ukraine war, said US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas yesterday.

Dhaka city alone experiencing over 600 MW of load shedding during daytime

Dhaka has alone been experiencing more than 600 MW of load shedding during daytime when demand for electricity remains relatively low than nighttime

New deal signed with Qatar to import up to 1.8 MTPA LNG for 15 yrs

Bangladesh today signed a 15-year agreement with Qatar for importing up to 1.8 million metric tonnes (MMT) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year

1w ago

India allows Nepal to use its transmission line to sell power to Bangladesh

Nepal today got India’s green signal for selling power to Bangladesh using the Indian transmission line..The trilateral arrangement was agreed to by India for the first time, giving a boost to sub-regional cooperation in opening up power trade, reports our New Delhi correspondent..Th

1w ago

12kg LPG cylinder price cut by Tk 161

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) today fixed the price of a 12kg LPG cylinder at Tk 1,074 for June -- a Tk 161 decrease from last month.

1w ago

No direct subsidy given to fuel oil: energy minister

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid told parliament today that the government does not directly give any subsidy to fuel oil..In reply to a query from AL MP Haji Selim, the state minister said BPC incurred a loss of about Tk 2,705 crore in 2021-22 fiscal, fo

1w ago

Core barrel installed at Unit-1 of Rooppur NPP

Unit-1 of Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (Rooppur NPP) is getting ready for fuel loading as the core barrel has been installed.

1w ago

Govt won't cut full subsidy in election year: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said government will not withdraw full subsidy from the power and energy sector in the upcoming budget.

1w ago

Gas crisis hits Ctg as floating LNG terminals shut in Moheshkhali

Many households in Chattogram today couldn't light their stoves since morning as the government suspended gas supply from two floating LNG terminals in Moheshkhali since 11:00pm last night due to Cyclone Mocha

3w ago

Cyclone Mocha: Gas supply from 2 floating LNG terminals halted

The government decided to suspend gas supply from two floating LNG terminals in Moheshkhali from 11:00pm tonight due to the incoming Cyclone Mocha

3w ago

Heatwave: Situation could worsen due to fossil fuel, LNG

Following the growing reliance on fossil fuels and LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) for power production, Bangladesh could experience worsening heat stress in the coming days, says a global report.

3w ago

A third of power capacity unutilised

About one-third of the country’s total power generation capacity remains unutilised when people across the country are enduring mild and moderate heatwaves.

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