Power & Energy

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    BERC asked to create fund for the poor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:16pm on March 30, 2017

    Prime minister’s energy adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury on Thursday asked the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission to create a fund to help the poor energy consumers bear...

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    MCCI urges govt to review gas price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on March 07, 2017

    The Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Tuesday requested the government for reviewing the recent hike in gas price considering the negative impact of...

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    Reliance wants Petrobangla to keep $1.4b in annual deposit

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 10:38pm on March 01, 2017

    Reliance Power Ltd of India has attached a number of conditions for supplying liquefied natural gas to state-owned Petrobangla from its proposed LNG terminal in...

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    Gas price hike to erode export competitiveness

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on February 25, 2017

    Economists and exporters on Saturday expressed their worries that the latest price hike of gas would raise the cost of doing business and affect industrial...

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    Gas prices go up amid protests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 24, 2017

    The government on Thursday increased the prices of natural gas by 22.7 per cent on an average across the board in two phases with effect...

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    Chinese co buys Chevron Bangladesh gas fields

    Reuters | Updated at 05:19pm on February 22, 2017

    China’s state-run Zhenhua Oil has signed a preliminary deal with Chevron to buy the US oil major’s natural gas fields in Bangladesh that are...

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    Industries, individuals to get easy loans for switching to energy-efficient tech

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 10:33pm on February 20, 2017

    The government is adopting a new financial scheme to help individuals as well as industries switch to energy efficient technologies...

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    BPC to award today Technip Tk 257cr deal sans tender

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 01:30am on January 18, 2017

    The state-run Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation, bypassing tenders, will today sign a €30.75 million, equivalent to Tk 257 crore, contract with French company Technip to prepare...

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    20-year deal inked to buy power from proposed 200mw solar park

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:55pm on January 09, 2017

    State-run Power Development Board on Monday signed a 20-year agreement with Southern Solar Power Limited to purchase electricity from a 200MW solar photovoltaic park to...

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    FBCCI expresses concern over proposed gas price hike

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on January 07, 2017

    The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry on Saturday expressed its concern over the recent proposal of the government to raise the prices...