Electricity Price

February 1, 2023
February 1, 2023

Small industries pressured by higher costs

The government’s decision to increase the power tariff twice last month has created undue pressure on small industries that are unable to keep up with rapidly rising production costs, according to various businesspeople.

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

How the energy sector shut its doors to the public

Latest government decisions regarding energy are textbook examples of regulatory capture

January 22, 2023
January 22, 2023

Who really benefits from higher electricity prices?

Public money is being used to shore up PDB's losses and pay profiteering private companies

December 19, 2022
December 19, 2022

Power, gas to get costlier

The prices of electricity, gas and diesel are set to increase one by one as the government pulls back the subsidies in keeping with the austerity measures.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

No electricity price hike right now: BERC

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has backtracked on its recent move to hike the bulk electricity price.

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

BERC may hike bulk electricity price tomorrow

Amid a deepening power crisis in the country, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission may hike the bulk electricity price tomorrow.

May 22, 2022
May 22, 2022

Raising energy prices is a bad idea

It will do much more harm than good