Cyclone Remal: PDB cuts power production by half

PDB switched off many power plants in the coastal areas as a safety measure due to Cyclone Rema

19h ago

Solar installation: ‘20pc EPZ spaces can add 222MW to nat’l grid’

An additional 222 megawatts could be added to the national grid if only 20 percent of open spaces within eight  Export Processing Zones are utilised for solar installations, according to a study.

2d ago

Workover makes gas worth Tk 2,590cr usable

Following successful workover procedures, a well at the Titas Gas Field resumed production today, generating around 12 mmcfd (million cubic feet per day)

2d ago

Gas supply to remain off for 10hrs in Elenga, Kaliakoir tomorrow

Gas supply will remain suspended for all kind of users between Tangail's Elenga and Gazipur's Kaliakoir for 10 hours from 10:00am tomorrow for pipeline replacement works

2d ago

Gas supply to remain shut in parts of Dhaka for 10hrs tomorrow

Gas supply will remain suspended in different areas of the capital from 10:00am to 8:00pm tomorrow due to gas pipeline replacement works

5d ago

Industrial output growth lowest since pandemic. Here's why

Bangladesh's factory output grew 6.66 percent in the current fiscal year, the slowest pace of expansion since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country, as the stubbornly high inflation hurt domestic demand and the shipment of export-oriented goods slowed.

6d ago

Nepal to ensure export of power to Bangladesh, India

Nepal's President Ramchandra Paudel today said his country would ensure the export of electricity to Bangladesh and India

1w ago

Efficient generators at industries can slash LNG imports by 21pc: study

Analysing data from 73 gas-fired captive generators at 51 industries with a combined capacity of around 250 megawatts (MW), the IEEFA said the average efficiency of these generators is only 35.38 percent

2w ago

Untapped petroleum potential: Offshore areas of Bangladesh largely unexplored, says TGS

Petrobangla (Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation) initiated an international tender in March for offshore oil and gas exploration, following the approval of the revamped model production sharing contract (PSC)

2w ago

Clean energy goal a far cry

Although renewable energy saw a significant growth last year, accounting for more than 30 percent of the world’s electricity for the first time last year, Bangladesh generates only 1.5 percent of electricity from renewables.

2w ago

Offshore oil, gas exploration: 7 foreign firms bought tenders so far

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid today said seven international companies have so far bought tenders to participate in oil and gas exploration in the Bay of Bengal

2w ago

Pirojpur faces power outage after rain

Consumers of Pirojpur Palli Bidyut Samity (PBS) endured a prolonged power outage from yesterday evening till this noon due to rain.

2w ago

PDB owes Tk 33,000 crore to power companies: Nasrul Hamid

Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB) owes different power generation companies, both public and private (including Indian companies), Tk 33,108.99 crore

2w ago

BCSIR holds workshop on energy research

The Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industry Research (BCSIR) organised a stake-holder workshop on "The Role of Energy Research for ensuring Socio-Economic development in building Smart Bangladesh" today in the capital.

3w ago

Price of 12kg LPG cylinder now Tk 1,393

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has slashed bottled liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) prices by Tk 4.10 per kilogramme

3w ago

Faisal Khan now managing director of Summit Corporation

He joined Summit Group in 2007

3w ago

Diesel price hiked by Tk 1 per litre, petrol and octane by Tk 2.50

The government has hiked the diesel price by Tk 1 per litre, and petrol and octane prices by Tk 2.50 per litre

3w ago

Rooppur-Bogura power line ready for use: PGCB

Power Grid Company of Bangladesh today ran test transmission through its newly built 89km Rooppur-Bogura power line, which is dedicated to the Rooppur nuclear power plant

3w ago
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