Power & Energy

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    Retail power price goes up by 5.3pc from Dec 1

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 24, 2017

    The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday will deliver its order on power price hike proposals of generation and distribution...

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    Tawfiq urges regional ties to tap seasonal diversity

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on November 20, 2017

    Prime minister’s energy adviser Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury on Sunday urged neighbouring countries to extend cooperation in electricity exchange using seasonal diversities that increase demand for power...

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    Power generation from waste underway, Nasrul tells JS

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 07:59pm on November 15, 2017

    The government has already taken an initiative to produce electricity from waste through scientific environment friendly waste management as well as to build an eco-friendly...

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    Deal signed to construct LNG-based power plant at Matarbari

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 08:56pm on November 08, 2017

    Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh Limited and MITSUI and Co Limited of Japan on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding to construct a 500-600 megawatt...

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    Offshore multi-client seismic survey hits snag for delay in probe

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:23pm on November 07, 2017

    Although about 15 months have elapsed since its formation to look into whether there was any irregularity in the tender process of the...

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    Bangladesh set to join nuclear club Nov 30

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

    Bangladesh is set to join the world’s nuclear club as 32nd nation on November 30 through the first pouring of the structural concrete for installation...

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    Nasrul finds it tariff adjustment, not power price hike

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:06pm on November 02, 2017

    State minister for power and energy Nasrul Hamid on Thursday said the government is only adjusting the power tariff, not hiking it. ‘We aren't raising...

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    Bapex estimates Shahbazpur field’s gas reserve may exceed 1 tcf

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:05am on November 02, 2017

    A fresh assessment by Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company, Bapex, showed that gas reserves at Shahbazpur field in Bhola may exceed one trillion cubic...

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    Another deal signed to buy pricy solar power bypassing tenders

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on October 26, 2017

    The government on Thursday signed another deal with a local-foreign consortium to buy pricy electricity at Tk 12 per unit or kilowatt-hour from a 200MW...

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    Chevron decides to stay in Bangladesh

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:05am on October 27, 2017

    The US oil company Chevron has decided not to leave Bangladesh on conditions that the government would increase the price of natural gas it supplies...