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    UN chief calls for investment in renewable sources of energy

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:10pm on September 17, 2020

    United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has called for massive investment in cheaper and profitable renewable energy, saying that it is not only the ‘right...

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    Aminbazar plant to be a gamechanger: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:44am on August 23, 2020

    Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, which generates some 6,000 tonnes of garbage every day, is expected to see a sea change in garbage disposal once the country’s...

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    Listing of five SoEs to be delayed over share money deposit rules

    Mostafizur Rahman | Updated at 11:43pm on July 13, 2020

    The listing of five state-run energy companies is likely to be delayed due to ensuring compliance with rules formulated recently by the Financial Reporting Council...

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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...