electricity crisis

Electricity for industries: Load to be shed elsewhere if needed

If needed electricity supply to other sectors will be halted during the daytime in order to increase supply of electricity to industries and agriculture, said Prime Minister's Energy Affairs Adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury today (October 23, 2022).

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

Bulk electricity price goes up by 19.92%

The price of electricity at the wholesale level has been increased by 19.92 percent.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

Electricity for industries: Load to be shed elsewhere if needed

If needed electricity supply to other sectors will be halted during the daytime in order to increase supply of electricity to industries and agriculture, said Prime Minister's Energy Affairs Adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury today (October 23, 2022).

October 14, 2022
October 14, 2022

The power sector needs an urgent overhaul

Independent power plants must remain operational amid electricity crisis

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Pvt power plants on heavy fuel: Standoff over unpaid bills hurts consumers

A standoff over unpaid bills between the government and independent power plants that run on heavy fuel oil is hurting people when they are enduring the worst power crisis in a decade.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Electricity crisis may worsen

The government’s plan for one to two hours of daily power cuts is failing, especially in the north, and the signs are that the electricity crisis may worsen across the country in the coming days.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

No decorative lighting at community centres, shopping malls

The Cabinet Division has directed not to use decorative lighting on social programmes and at community centres, shopping malls, shops and households until further notice.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

No decorative lighting at shops, offices: PM urges nation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the countrymen not to put up special decorative lights on the occasion of social events at community centres, shops, offices and houses in order to save electricity.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Electricity crisis won't last long: Nasrul Hamid

Mentioning that electricity from the second unit of Payra, Rampal power plants and 1600MW imported from India will be added to the national grid by this year, Nasrul Hamid, state minister for power, energy, and mineral resources, said, "Hopefully, the current situation will not last long."