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    Power, energy week begins today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on September 06, 2018

    The Power and Energy Week 2018 will be launched today with celebration of reaching the country’s 20,000MW power generation capacity....

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    Press and power

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2018

    EACH prime minister has his or her own distinctive style of bringing the press to heel....

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    Australian prime minister clings to power after winning leadership contest

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 10:24am on August 21, 2018

    Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday, a government official said, but the narrow margin...

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    Govt in Bangladesh turns blind eye to renewable energy: Shamsul Alam

    Manzur H Maswood | Updated at 01:39am on August 17, 2018

    With the demand of electricity growing, Bangladesh continues to depend on power generation from mostly conventional sources like natural gas, diesel and coal fired plants....

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    DPDC to install 8.5 lakh smart prepaid meters

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on August 15, 2018

    The executive committee of the National Economic Council at a meeting on Tuesday approved a proposal to bring majority of the capital city and its...

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    Nasrul Hamid for promoting cross-border power trade

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:32am on August 12, 2018

    State minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has said that cross border electricity trade through regional cooperation will play a pivotal role in the...

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    ADB approves $357mn for dev of 2 Bangladesh power lines

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 04:18pm on July 31, 2018

    The Asian Development Bank has approved an assistance package totalling more than $357 million for a project to develop two power lines in support of...

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    Power cuts, low voltage disrupts life in Rangpur division

    Zakir Hossain . Rangpur | Updated at 11:45pm on July 25, 2018

    Most people in Rangpur division have been facing random power cuts and low voltage for hours following closure of the last unit of Barapukuria Coal...

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    Power div seeks tax exemption for import of solar panels, cells

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on July 24, 2018

    The Power Division has sought exemption from paying value-added tax and other taxes on imports of solar panels and cells to boost production and use...

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    Power ministry for making BREB more customer-friendly

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on July 22, 2018

    Senior officials of power, energy and mineral resources ministry said on Saturday stressed the need for making Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board more professional and customer...