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    Change in power to hamper dev pace, says PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 01:35am on April 13, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said it will not be possible to continue the country’s current development trend if there is any change in...

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    Power sector’s demand for ADP fund soars

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 09:18pm on April 10, 2018

    The power division has sought an allocation of Tk 31,627.38 crore for development projects under the government’s Annual Development Programme in 2018-19 financial year....

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    Another extension planned

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:03am on April 04, 2018

    The power and energy ministry has decided to seek further extension of the Speedy Supply of Power and Energy (Special Provisions) Act 2010 indemnifying officials...

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    Deception in the name of power sector development

    by Mowdud Rahman | Updated at 12:05am on April 03, 2018

    IF POLICY is meant to guide any sector into the right direction then Bangladesh’s power sector master plan is surely not fit to serve its...

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    Govt to open prepaid power meters to market

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:05am on March 29, 2018

    The government is set to leave prepaid electricity meters to the open market allowing consumers to choose and buy the meters from the market. Currently,...

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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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    BREB to bring all upazilas under complete power coverage by Dec

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:29am on March 16, 2018

    The Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board targets to ensure 100 per cent electrification in all 460 upazilas of the country by December this year...

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    Power import from India extended for six more months

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

    The cabinet committee on national purchase at a meeting on Wednesday approved a proposal that will allow power division to extend the tenure of import...

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    Country’s southwest to get uninterrupted power supply

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:46am on March 02, 2018

    Four major projects involving over Tk 4000 crore are being implemented in the country’s south-western part to give the power consumers a relief from load-shedding and...

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    Govt in dilemma over 82,000MW power demand forecast

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 01:07am on February 27, 2018

    The government is apparently in a dilemma over 82,000MW power demand forecast until 2041 estimated in the revised Power System Master Plan as it finds...