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    Solar home systems in urban areas turning useless

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 09:59pm on March 24, 2018

    About 20 per cent of solar home systems installed in urban areas of Dhaka, Chittagong, Mymensingh and Sylhet divisions were found inoperative though the consumers...

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    Govt plans for green urbanisation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:26pm on March 15, 2018

    The government has taken a move to incorporate energy conservation issues and use of renewable energy in development of new urban areas. The government’s two...

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    Duty benefit extended for fire safety tools import

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 09:28pm on March 13, 2018

    National Board of Revenue has extended duty benefit along with relaxing conditions for export-oriented readymade garment industries in import of fire safety equipment...

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    Like LPG, govt leaves auto-gas pricing to private players

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:21am on March 11, 2018

    Like Liquefied Petroleum Gas used in cooking, the government has also left the pricing issue of autogas, LPG used in vehicles, to the private players...

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    PDB receives bids for 300MW power import from India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on February 15, 2018

    State-run Power Development Board has received bids from four Indian companies to import 300 megawatts power for 15 years...

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    Putin, Saudi king ready to expand oil market coordination

    Reuters | Updated at 08:58pm on February 14, 2018

    Russian president Vladimir Putin and Saudi king Salman ‘expressed readiness to expand fruitful coordination on world hydrocarbon markets’ in a phone conversation they had on...

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    Government announces gas discovery in Bhola

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on January 16, 2018

    The cabinet on Monday was informed of the discovery of a gas field with 600 billion cubic feet reserve in Bhola, said cabinet secretary Mohammad...

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    Energy div limps with dev projects

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 11:17pm on January 02, 2018

    Energy Division is limping with its development projects under different funding schemes as it made 7.42 per cent progress in the project implementation in the...

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    PM to launch concrete construction work of Rooppur NPP Thursday

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:16pm on November 28, 2017

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina is set to inaugurate the main concrete construction works of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project at the project site in...

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    Power prices up again

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:05am on November 24, 2017

    The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday once again increased the prices of electricity by 5.3 per cent on an average at consumer level with...