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    Govt extends power import from India for 6 more months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on July 20, 2017

    The government on Wednesday decided to extend import of 250 megawatt electricity from open sources of India for six more months to meet shortfall in...

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    Second lowest bidder questions Matarbari power plant contract award process

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:43am on July 19, 2017

    Japan’s Marubeni-led consortium has filed complaint with the Central Procurement Technical Unit against the process for awarding contract for 1,200MW Matarbari coal-fired power plant to...

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    REB to supply power to 100 new EZs

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 10:55pm on July 17, 2017

    The Rural Electrification Board will supply electricity to industrial units to be set up at 100 new economic zones to help its loss incurring Palli...

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    Sumitomo gets Matarbari power project contract at $4.5 b

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:41am on July 15, 2017

    The state-run Coal Power Generation Company Bangladesh would pay approximately 61 per cent higher than the estimated cost for the construction of 1,200MW coal-fired power...

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    Dhaka’s waste can produce 60MW electricity, minister tells JS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:51pm on July 12, 2017

    The state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, Nasrul Hamid, on Wednesday told parliament that 60 megawatt waste-fueled electricity can be produced by modern...

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    Govt targets generating 2000 MW power from renewable energy

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on July 12, 2017

    The government has set a target to generate 2000 megawatts of electricity from renewable energy sources in three years, which will be 10 per cent...

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    IAEA for independent regulatory body for nuclear power plant

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on July 05, 2017

    International Atomic Energy Agency director general Yukiya Amano on Tuesday said that Bangladesh should establish a strong and independent regulatory body alongside creating appropriate legal...

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    A major power shakeup

    by Abdus Sattar Ghazali | Updated at 12:05am on June 24, 2017

    SAUDI Arabia’s king Wednesday appointed his son Prince Mohammed bin Salman as Crown Prince, replacing his nephew, Mohammed bin Nayef, as first in line to...

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    REB to provide 27 lakh new connections in rural areas

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on June 23, 2017

    The Rural Electrification Board has obtained the government’s approval for two fresh projects to provide 27 lakh new power connections by December 2019...

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    Power price hike a continuous process: Nasrul

    United News of Bangladesh . Sangsad Bhaban | Updated at 12:48am on June 23, 2017

    State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid on Thursday said at the Parliament that price hike of electricity is a continuous process....