Energy

Budgetary allocation for energy is not enough

Has the finance minister addressed these issues and is this budget adequate to meet the challenges stated above? An equally important issue is this: do the responsible agencies have the capacity...

January 19, 2016
January 19, 2016

Man-made heat put in oceans has doubled since 1997: Study

The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday shows.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Meeting our energy challenges

There was great hope that having tackled the immediate crisis, the government will put the energy sector on a robust track to achieve sustainability. But, it appears that it has been derailed. True...

December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015

India will ‘cut coal for climate cash’

A senior Indian negotiator says his country will cut back its use of coal, if sufficient cash for renewables emerges from a Paris deal.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Next two years ‘may be world’s hottest’

The next two years could be the hottest on record globally, says research from the UK's Met Office.

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

Tehran eyes energy cooperation with Dhaka

Iran is eyeing wider trade cooperation with Bangladesh especially in energy sector as the sanctions imposed on Iran are set to be withdrawn.

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

I don’t want to die young: Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has told Spain's Libero magazine that his greatest fear is dying at a young age.

June 28, 2015
June 28, 2015

Current gas reserve to last 16 yrs

With measured use, the country’s current gas reserve will last for about the next 16 years, Nasrul Hamid, state minister for power says in the parliament.

May 17, 2015
May 17, 2015

Nuke power plant cost up three times

The 2400-megawatt Rooppur nuclear power project is likely to cost around $10 billion, more than three times the initial estimate of the government.

February 10, 2015
February 10, 2015

Energy is not a service

THE recent public hearings organised by the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) and the sorry state of preparedness of the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and its subsidiaries,...