power plants

Pvt power plants on heavy fuel: Standoff over unpaid bills hurts consumers

A standoff over unpaid bills between the government and independent power plants that run on heavy fuel oil is hurting people when they are enduring the worst power crisis in a decade.

December 16, 2022
December 16, 2022

Payra, Rampal power plants now linked to Dhaka

Aminbazar in Dhaka to Gopalganj 400KV double circuit line, considered one of the major power transmission lines in the country, is ready to transmit electricity.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Pvt power plants on heavy fuel: Standoff over unpaid bills hurts consumers

A standoff over unpaid bills between the government and independent power plants that run on heavy fuel oil is hurting people when they are enduring the worst power crisis in a decade.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Capacity payments for power plants: One third goes to three firms

Thirty-five percent of all capacity payments the government made to independent power producers (IPPs) over the last three years went to two private companies and a joint venture.

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 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.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Power plants near Sundarbans

We are all for adding to the current level of power generation, but without adversely affecting the ecology.

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

Go for fresh impact study by UN team

The National Committee to Protect Sundarbans yesterday demanded suspension of all development activities of Rampal power plant and the adjacent private Orion power plant until a fresh environment impact assessment (EIA) by a United Nations-led neutral team.

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.