September 9, 2022
September 9, 2022

Renewing deals: Govt should’ve used existing power plants to full instead

Energy activists criticised the government’s decision to extend contracts of four private rental power plants, saying the authorities should have focused on utilising the full capacity of existing plants instead.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

‘Rooftop solar panels can produce 4,000MW electricity in Bangladesh’

Bangladesh has the potential to generating over 4,000 megawatts of electricity from rooftop solar panels, said Alamgir Morshed, executive director and CEO of Infrastructure Development Company Limited (Idcol).

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

4 rental plants to get fresh contracts

The government yesterday decided to renew contracts of four expensive furnace oil-fired private power plants for two years with the condition that they would not get capacity charges.  

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

LPG price hiked when it drops globally

The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) yesterday hiked the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) even though its price dropped in the international market.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Cabinet committee approves contract extension of 4 rental power plants

Some 11 proposals including extension of four rental power plants and import of 200,000 metric tonnes of rice from Myanmar received the nod of the Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) today (September 7, 2022).

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Gas supply to be suspended for 12hrs in Bashundhara R/A, nearby areas tomorrow

Gas supply will be suspended for 12 hours in some areas of the capital tomorrow due to an emergency pipeline work, said a Titas Gas press release today (September 7, 2022).

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

12kg LPG cylinder price goes up by Tk 16

Though the Saudi CP price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in international market slashed, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has hiked its price due to high rate of dollar exchange.

September 7, 2022
September 7, 2022

Autogas consumption rising amid higher fuel costs

The number of filling stations that dispense liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), also known as Autogas, is on an upward trend across the country as consumption is growing amid government efforts to cut dependency on  compressed natural gas (CNG) and fuel oil.

September 6, 2022
September 6, 2022

Chevron receives nod for extension to Bibiyana

Chevron Bangladesh has  secured approval for the expansion of the Bibiyana gas field on its northern flank, augmenting the existing contract zone by 60 square kilometres. 

September 4, 2022
September 4, 2022

Govt signs deal for 55MW wind power

Bangladesh Power Development Board today (September 4, 2022) signed an agreement with a consortium to build a wind farm in Bagerhat’s Mongla that will produce 55MW electricity.