power cuts

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

21 Dhaka neighbourhoods: Power outages every other hour

People living in the capital’s Shyampur, Nandalalpur, Kajla or Matuail experienced load-shedding every alternate hour yesterday. 

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

No electricity price hike right now: BERC

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has backtracked on its recent move to hike the bulk electricity price.

October 9, 2022
October 9, 2022

Load-shedding situation: Reality contradicts minister’s claims

Even though the countrywide power cuts are statistically more frequent at the moment compared to last month, State Minister for Power Nasrul Hamid announced that load-shedding has decreased.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Businesses to keep factories shut once a week to save power

Businesses today agreed to implement the government’s instruction to go for zone-wise weekly shut down of industries to save electricity and continue production in mills and factories.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

Electricity crisis may worsen

The government’s plan for one to two hours of daily power cuts is failing, especially in the north, and the signs are that the electricity crisis may worsen across the country in the coming days.

July 5, 2022
July 5, 2022

PM considering reduced electricity production to save fuel

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (July 5, 2022) said that she is considering “area-based load shedding” for a specific period to save fuel used for power generation.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Northern districts grappling with frequent power cuts

People in several northern districts have been enduring severe power cuts over the last two-three days.