Bangladesh energy sector

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

Spot LNG purchase by pvt sector gets nod

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday instructed the import of liquified natural gas from the spot market by the private sector as the government looks to alleviate the industrial energy crisis that is threatening to derail Bangladesh’s growth momentum.

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

For security and affordability, we must shore up renewable energy

Easing lending norms for coal-based power plants might dent the country’s recent strides towards a clean energy transition. 

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022

PM invites US to make larger investments in Bangladesh

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday (September 22, 2022) called upon the US investors to make investments in various sectors that included renewable energy, shipbuilding, automobile and pharmaceuticals in Bangladesh saying that Bangladesh is pleased to offer a special economic zone for them. 

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Why must the public bear the burden of power sector subsidies?

Speaking to us about this issue is Anu Muhammad, professor of economics at Jahangirnagar University. 

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

How will the common people survive?

Mismanagement, system loss and a weak supply chain of the Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) have become a perennial problem.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Is load-shedding a symptom of Bangladesh's energy insecurity?

We had energy surplus a few months ago, and now the country is facing the prospect of “reduced electric supply” until September.

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

How to avoid buying LNG from the spot market

We have known for a while that dependence on the expensive liquefied natural gas (LNG) would put Bangladesh under major financial stress.