energy crisis

Will policymakers remain blind to power sector’s problems?

Replace the capacity charge model with pro-people policies

National Energy Security Day Today / Hike in energy prices fails to improve supply

The perennial energy crisis of industries in Bangladesh remains unresolved even though energy prices have been hiked considerably to offset government subsidies in the sector and facilitate industrial productivity.

Islamic banks’ loan surges 9 times their deposits in a year

Investments made by full-fledged Islamic banks in Bangladesh surged nearly nine times their deposits in a span of a year, raising questions as private sector credit growth has slowed in the entire banking sector, official figures showed.  

Turn dirty power plants into clean ones

We need to invest in renewables now

Demand for power rising by 100 MW per day: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that demand for electricity is increasing by around 100 MW every day

After energy, LC opening crisis now cripples businesses

At the beginning of 2022, businesses were upbeat and many of them thought that the worst stemming from the losses induced by the coronavirus pandemic was finally over. That was short-lived. 

Money or no money, crisis persists

We are told that taka is available, and then it’s not there anymore.

Overcoming looming economic challenges in 2023

The core problems of our economy are rooted in the very nature of the country’s governance, which has long been neglected. 

Nuclear fusion: A big step towards clean, limitless energy

Within the context of climate change, nuclear fusion is an attractive alternative because it does not produce greenhouse gases (GHG).

September 6, 2023
September 6, 2023

Will policymakers remain blind to power sector’s problems?

Replace the capacity charge model with pro-people policies

August 9, 2023
August 9, 2023

Hike in energy prices fails to improve supply

The perennial energy crisis of industries in Bangladesh remains unresolved even though energy prices have been hiked considerably to offset government subsidies in the sector and facilitate industrial productivity.

June 6, 2023
June 6, 2023

Islamic banks’ loan surges 9 times their deposits in a year

Investments made by full-fledged Islamic banks in Bangladesh surged nearly nine times their deposits in a span of a year, raising questions as private sector credit growth has slowed in the entire banking sector, official figures showed.  

May 19, 2023
May 19, 2023

Turn dirty power plants into clean ones

We need to invest in renewables now

March 14, 2023
March 14, 2023

Demand for power rising by 100 MW per day: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said that demand for electricity is increasing by around 100 MW every day

January 23, 2023
January 23, 2023

After energy, LC opening crisis now cripples businesses

At the beginning of 2022, businesses were upbeat and many of them thought that the worst stemming from the losses induced by the coronavirus pandemic was finally over. That was short-lived. 

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

Money or no money, crisis persists

We are told that taka is available, and then it’s not there anymore.

January 9, 2023
January 9, 2023

Overcoming looming economic challenges in 2023

The core problems of our economy are rooted in the very nature of the country’s governance, which has long been neglected. 

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

Nuclear fusion: A big step towards clean, limitless energy

Within the context of climate change, nuclear fusion is an attractive alternative because it does not produce greenhouse gases (GHG).

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

Spot LNG purchase by pvt sector gets nod

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday instructed the import of liquified natural gas from the spot market by the private sector as the government looks to alleviate the industrial energy crisis that is threatening to derail Bangladesh’s growth momentum.