Electricity

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

A response to - Bringing electricity to more Bangladeshis

In May 25, The Daily Star, Bangladesh's leading English newspaper, published in print as well as online an opinion article by Bjorn Lomborg titled “Bringing Electricity to More Bangladeshis”.

May 25, 2016
May 25, 2016

Bringing electricity to more Bangladeshis

It turns out that switching five households from kerosene lamps to a single diesel-powered generator would be 12 times more cost-effective than solar power - each taka of spending would do an impressive 24 takas of good.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

Power supply to be normal by Friday, minister hopes

Apologising for public sufferings due to power disruption in different parts of the country over the past week, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid expresses hope that power supply would be normal by Friday.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

No load shedding despite heat wave

Power Development Board (PDB) says power supply now stands at a historic high. It is now supplying around 8300 megawatt of power—a sharp 800MW jump from last year’s corresponding period.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Power tariff to go up again: Nasrul

The government decides to raise power tariff again, side by side with improving the customer service.

January 11, 2016
January 11, 2016

Spl power plant to check outage

The Power Development Board (PDB) is floating a tender to set up a gas-fired power plant in Shahjibazaar that would remain standby to pump in electricity whenever there is a supply drop in the national grid.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Zero tolerance to terrorism, PM tells Tripura Minister

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina reiterates her government's stance of zero tolerance to terrorism and says no one would be allowed to use Bangladesh's soil for insurgent acts against any country.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

Tripura power coming in at Tk 6.44/unit

Bangladesh will buy 100 megawatts of electricity from India's Tripura for a reasonable rate of Tk 6.44 per kilowatt-hour, officials said.

December 25, 2015
December 25, 2015

Rooppur nuke plant: $12.65b deal inked with Russia

Bangladesh signs its biggest ever contract worth $12.65 billion with a Russia’s state-run company to build the Rooppur nuclear power plant that would generate 2,400 megawatts of electricity.

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

HC questions legality of gas, power price hike

High Court questions the legality of the government's latest decision to hike gas and electricity prices. The court issues a rule upon the Energy Regulatory Commission to explain why the decision to hike the prices of gas and electricity would not be declared illegal.