Load Shedding in Bangladesh

July 24, 2022
July 24, 2022

9 ways to conserve energy at home

When you reduce or limit your energy use, you limit your impact on the environment. Remember, most of the electricity we consume comes from burning fossil fuels like natural gas, petroleum (oil), and coal, all of which are non-renewable resources. The world is in an energy crisis. However, every cloud has a silver lining; perhaps, this is a good time for us to start changing our lifestyles, habits, and energy use for a better, cleaner, and greener future.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Is load-shedding a symptom of Bangladesh's energy insecurity?

We had energy surplus a few months ago, and now the country is facing the prospect of “reduced electric supply” until September.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Govt officials directed to spend 20% less on vehicle fuel

In a latest move to promote austerity in operations, the finance ministry today (July 21, 2022) directed government officials to lower expenses for fuel and lubricants of vehicles issued to them by 20 percent.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Shops that won’t close by 8pm will have electricity disconnected

Shops, shopping malls will have electricity disconnected if they are open after 8pm, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said today (July 19, 2022).

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Load shedding timing for Dhaka, Narayanganj areas

Authorities today (July 18, 2022) announced names of areas and respective timing for the hourlong load shedding in Dhaka and Narayanganj following a government decision to this end.

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Countrywide hourlong load shedding from tomorrow

There will be one hour long load shedding countrywide from tomorrow to reduce energy subsidy, State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said today (July 18, 2022).

July 18, 2022
July 18, 2022

Proposals made to close petrol pumps one day a week

Petrol pumps should be closed one day a week, Prime Minister's Energy Adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury today (July 18, 2022) proposed in a meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office in Dhaka.

July 12, 2022
July 12, 2022

Can we get ourselves out of the energy crisis?

The government’s failure to prepare for such external shocks boils down to mismanagement and a lack of long-term planning.

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

No decorative lighting at community centres, shopping malls

The Cabinet Division has directed not to use decorative lighting on social programmes and at community centres, shopping malls, shops and households until further notice.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Ration power to ensure stable supply to industries: FBCCI

The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) today urged the government to go for rationing of electricity to ensure its stable supply to the industrial units to help them continue production.