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    Demand for skilled electricians increasing: Nasrul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:38am on July 06, 2020

    State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday said demand for skilled electricians is increasing gradually both at home and abroad,...

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    German lawmakers for discontinuing coal use as energy source

    United News of Bangladesh/Associated Press . Berlin | Updated at 11:52pm on July 03, 2020

    Germany lawmakers of the lower house of parliament on Friday voted to finalise the country’s long-awaited phase-out of coal as an energy source by 2038....

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    IEA says aviation to hold back oil recovery

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:36pm on June 16, 2020

    Demand for petrol and diesel are set to heal by the end of the year but the coronavirus crisis is likely to leave scars on...

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    A third to go for idle power plants

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:45am on June 12, 2020

    Finance minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Thursday proposed Tk 26,758 crore for the Power Division and the Energy and Mineral Resources Division in the budget...

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    UK energy firm Centrica axes 5,000 jobs on virus impact

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 03:08pm on June 11, 2020

    British domestic energy provider Centrica said Thursday it will axe 5,000 jobs, or almost one fifth of its workforce, as it responds to both the...

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    Tk 30,736cr allocation sought

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on June 11, 2020

    State minister for power, energy and mineral resources Nasrul Hamid said on Wednesday that he would need a budget of Tk 30,736.38 crore in 2020-21...

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    Over four million households in dark as national grid trips

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:56pm on June 10, 2020

    The entire Mymensingh division and the districts of Habiganj, Moulvibazar, Narshingdi and Brahmanbaria plunged into darkness after a national grid transformer malfunctioned Wednesday...

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    IDCOL partners propose solar system at hospitals, clinics

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:23pm on June 10, 2020

    Partners of Infrastructure Development Company Limited want to install solar system at all the hospitals including 18,000 community clinics, 100,000 solar-powered irrigation pumps and1 million...

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    Economists want rational subsidies

    Shakhawat Hossain    | Updated at 12:00am on June 08, 2020

    Economic experts have asked the government to overhaul the current subsidy and incentive policy that is heavily tilted towards the energy and export-oriented apparel sectors...

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    COVID-19 to cause record emissions fall in 2020: IEA

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:44am on May 01, 2020

    COVID-19 is expected to cause global energy emissions to fall a record eight percent this year due to an unprecedented drop in demand for coal,...