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.
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.