load shedding

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.

May 23, 2017
May 23, 2017

Power outages back again

The nightmare called load-shedding is back. With a mild heat wave sweeping the country, people, mainly in rural areas, are suffering due to frequent power cuts.

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 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Load shedding again

People of the country have been witnessing severe power cuts for the last couple of days because of a drop in oil-based power generation resulting from a shortage of fuel supply.

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

No load shedding in Bangladesh despite heat wave

Even a couple of years ago, it was unimaginable to think of a sultry April day without power outages.

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 3, 2016
January 3, 2016

Coal power loses steam

In the last six years, the Awami League government has made significant progress in the power sector virtually eliminating the phenomenon of load shedding. But this success may grind to a halt in the near future as the government's new plans to build two dozen large coal power plants are going nowhere fast.