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    ECNEC okays sub-station for importing power from Tripura

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on May 30, 2018

    Executive Committee on the National Economic Council at a meeting on Tuesday approved a proposal for construction of high-voltage direct-current sub-station in Comilla to import...

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    BPDB to sell fly ash at 55pc lower price

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 25, 2018

    The government is forced to sell dry fly ash from the third plant of the Barapukuria coal-fired power plant under a 30-year contract with a...

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    Another 500MW power import from India from June 10

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:25am on May 22, 2018

    Import of another 500MW of power from India is set to start feeding the national grid from June 10 increasing the total imports from the...

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    Oil, Gas committee blasts Bangladesh electricity master plan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on May 20, 2018

    The government’s master plan for the power sector serves looters’ interests and, therefore it is against people’s interests, the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas,...

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    Thailand wants to invest in infra, power, energy sectors in Bangladesh: Thai minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on May 03, 2018

    Thailand’s economic reforms and investment and development minister Kobsak Pootrakool has said his country gives priority to Bangladesh when deciding on investment and trade and...

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    US firm to get 3,000MW project sans bidding

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:05am on April 19, 2018

    The government is set to finalise a memorandum of understanding today to form a joint venture between the state-run Power Development Board and US firm...

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    System loss in power drops to 12pc, Nasrul tells JS

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha | Updated at 06:36pm on April 12, 2018

    The system loss in electricity distribution and transmission has significantly brought down to 12.19 per cent during the last fiscal year. ‘We have successfully brought...

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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...