power plant

June 8, 2022
June 8, 2022

Adani godda power plant: BPDB to pay Tk 1,219.1cr for power not used

If it does not add value, it is a waste, said the seminal American industrialist Henry Ford. And the quote best describes the situation the Bangladesh Power Development Board finds itself in with its deal with India’s Adani Power.

May 16, 2022
May 16, 2022

Chattogram could become a carbon catastrophe on a global scale: Study

Chattogram division is at high risk of being one of the world’s largest carbon catastrophes once all the fossil fuel power plants – planned to be constructed in the division – come into operation, according to a joint study.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Tk 390cr corruption in Banshkhali, Matarbari, Barishal power plants: TIB

A study by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has revealed that there has been corruption of Tk 390 crore in the purchase-acquisition-compensation of land in the construction of three power plants in Bangladesh.

July 8, 2019
July 8, 2019

Waste oil dumped into water body linked to Halda river

Untreated furnace oil has been allegedly released to a nearby water body that connects the Halda river from a power plant in Chattogram’s Hathazari upazila.

July 11, 2018
July 11, 2018

Govt signs deal for biggest power plant yet

Bangladesh inks an agreement to build the biggest yet power plant capable of producing 3,600MW of electricity.

April 13, 2018
April 13, 2018

Rampal Project: Special kind of construction materials not being used

Lifespan of the proposed Rampal coal-based power plant in Bagerhat is feared to be shortened by almost two-thirds (25 years instead

October 5, 2017
October 5, 2017

$1b for Rooppur nuke power plant

Dhaka and New Delhi have signed a $4.5 billion credit agreement with a provision for spending nearly one fourth of the amount on Bangladesh's first nuclear power plant at Rooppur. Through this deal, India becomes a party to the civil nuclear programme to be implemented by Russia.

March 25, 2017
March 25, 2017

China power plant collapse kills 9

An operation platform collapses at a power plant in China, killing nine people and injuring two, the official Xinhua news agency reports.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Chittagong admin tries to dispel fear

S Alam Group will have to ensure alternative livelihoods for the villagers in Gondamara of Banshkhali upazila if it is to set up a coal-based power plant there, speakers say at a views-exchange meeting.

April 17, 2016
April 17, 2016

Banshkhali power plant: Khas land people wary of eviction

Fear of losing livelihood and shelter on khas land has turned hundreds of landless families in coastal Gondamara union of Banshkhali upazila against the proposed coal-fired power plant of S Alam Group.