power outage

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 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Worsening electricity supply fresh blow to industries

Industries, already under huge pressure for the fall in gas supply and higher input costs, have been hit with power outages in the last few days, which have raised the production cost and may force factories to cut output. 

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.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

90% power supply restored after nearly 7hrs of blackout

At least 90% power supply was restored across Bangladesh after nearly seven hours of blackout following the national power grid failure today (October 4, 2022).  

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

“May take 2 more hours or until 10pm to restore electricity fully to Dhaka, N’ganj”

Power supply was restored in some parts of Dhaka city under Maniknagar and Hasnabad grid substations and also a good number of districts under Sylhet, Chattogram and Mymensingh at 7pm. But supply could not be restored in the areas under Ulon grid substations in Dhaka.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

“20-25% electricity restored after 4hrs of outage”

About 20-25 percent electricity was restored after four hours of power outage, said a spokesperson of Power Grid Company of Bangladesh.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Patients suffer, hospital authorities worried as nation in the grips of blackout

Patients in several hospitals in Dhaka and Chattogram cities have been suffering as many parts of the country have been experiencing power outage since this afternoon.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Power grid failure disrupts internet, call services

National power grid failure is disrupting telecommunication and internet services in the country, according to the Association of Mobile Telecom Operators of Bangladesh (Amtob).

July 7, 2022
July 7, 2022

Power crisis exposes risks of overdependence on imported LNG

Time to focus on exploring untapped natural gas

June 19, 2022
June 19, 2022

Panic grips Sylhet, Sunamganj people as rumours of robbery spread

Panic gripped people in some areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj districts following rumours of robbery incidents last night.