Latest government decisions regarding energy are textbook examples of regulatory capture
The latest energy master plan does not align with Bangladesh's clean energy targets
Although the coal consumption declined in Bangladesh last year, it is expected to increase sharply this year, the International Energy Agency said yesterday.
The lack of transparency in the energy sector is costing the nation dearly.
The Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources has urged the people of the country to keep patience “as the power supply will be restored across the country as soon as possible”.
The national energy crisis is a direct result of the corruption and nepotism encouraged by the indemnity law.
There is a lack of clarity and transparency when it comes to how much subsidy is being provided to the power sector, why the government is providing it, and in fact, who they are subsidising.
An economy without an independent source of data is like an aircraft flying without its airspeed sensors.
If it does not add value, it is a waste, said the seminal American industrialist Henry Ford. And the quote best describes the situation the Bangladesh Power Development Board finds itself in with its deal with India’s Adani Power.
It's that time of year again when we talk about the rationality of power tariff hike. According to media reports, Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) has forwarded a proposal to the Energy and Mineral Resources Division (EMRD) that there is need to hike the prices of petroleum products.
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 and capability of implementing such a large budget?
Bangladesh cricket pulls a raunchy advert starring new Test star Sabbir Rahman and a model following social media outrage, an industry official says.
The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel, reports Forbes.
The government continues to award power project contracts on the basis of unsolicited negotiations under the Special Act for Speedy Supply of Power and Energy, 2010, although the country is no longer reeling from electricity shortage.
Scientists are set to make a major announcement Thursday on efforts to pinpoint the existence of gravitational waves, or ripples of space and time that transport energy across the universe.
The amount of man-made heat energy absorbed by the seas has doubled since 1997, a study released Monday shows.
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, there is no load shedding, and the government will be able to meet increasing demands in the next two to three years, but many issues of the energy sector will plague us for a long time to come.
A senior Indian negotiator says his country will cut back its use of coal, if sufficient cash for renewables emerges from a Paris deal.
The next two years could be the hottest on record globally, says research from the UK's Met Office.