Electricity

Save electricity to keep the lights on

Saving electricity at home helps reduce your household's need for energy, and in turn, helps reduce the demand for fossil fuels. Whether you are a homeowner, a private or social renter, a student, or you live with your parents, there are many things you can do. The best way to start saving on your electricity costs is to get smart with how you use electricity.

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.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Save electricity to keep the lights on

Saving electricity at home helps reduce your household's need for energy, and in turn, helps reduce the demand for fossil fuels. Whether you are a homeowner, a private or social renter, a student, or you live with your parents, there are many things you can do. The best way to start saving on your electricity costs is to get smart with how you use electricity.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Govt to cut power use by 25% at public offices

The government has decided to reduce the use of electricity by 25 percent at all its offices to save power for future.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Candlelit dinners no longer romantic because of load shedding

No one is sadder than Dhanmondi restaurant owners.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Shops that won’t close by 8pm will have electricity disconnected

Shops, shopping malls will have electricity disconnected if they are open after 8pm, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said today (July 19, 2022).

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Adani godda power plant: BPDB to pay Tk 1,219.1cr for power not used

If it does not add value, it is a waste, said the seminal American industrialist Henry Ford. And the quote best describes the situation the Bangladesh Power Development Board finds itself in with its deal with India’s Adani Power.

May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022

Feasible options for cross-border power trade with Nepal

On April 26, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid met with a Nepali delegation led by Pampha Bhusal, the energy, water resources and irrigation minister of the country.

July 24, 2019
July 24, 2019

No possibility of countrywide power cut: Secretary

Terming it as a rumour that there will be no power supply across the country during the next three days, Power Secretary Dr Ahmad Kaikaus has said there is no chance of countrywide power cut.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Man wanted electricity but landed in jail

A day labourer was allegedly sent to jail on Wednesday for not paying electricity bills, even though his house at Mochagora village in Muradnagar upazila had no electrical line.

January 29, 2019
January 29, 2019

Ecnec okays project to provide power to 1cr people

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) today approved a project worth Tk 8,690 crore to bring around one crore people of the country under electricity coverage.