Power sector

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

Why must consumers always be the punching bag?

No justification for raising electricity prices without addressing mismanagement in the sector

October 17, 2022
October 17, 2022

Load-shedding in Bangladesh: Are we living in 2022 or 1984?

The lack of transparency in the energy sector is costing the nation dearly.

August 27, 2020
August 27, 2020

Providing subsidy to power sector won’t always be possible: PM

Urging all to maintain austerity in electricity use, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said it will not always be possible to provide subsidy for power generation.

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.

November 14, 2015
November 14, 2015

WB giving $177m more for power sector

The World Bank approves an additional tranche of $177 million for Bangladesh’s power sector to increase reliable and low-cost electricity.

March 18, 2015
March 18, 2015

Regional power grid plan

WITH seven nations of South and South East Asia finalising a draft plan to set up grid connections to facilitate trading of electricity, a new horizon opens for power cooperation in the region and beyond.

February 17, 2015
February 17, 2015

Extending indemnity for quick rental deals

WE are surprised that the Energy Fast Supply Enhancement (Special Provisions Act 2010) has been extended by another four years.