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Electricity

Power supply partly restored in Sylhet after 31 hours

Power resumed in some areas of Sylhet city on Wednesday evening after 31 hours of outage. However, most areas of Sylhet district remain out of electricity

Electricity power grid.

Sylhet hit by massive power outage

Sylhet has been hit by a massive electricity outage since morning after a fire broke out at Kumargaon power station.

Sylhet hit by massive power outage

Positive use of nuclear power to brighten Bangladesh’s image: Momen

Bangladesh is always against nuclear weapons and prime minister Sheikh Hasina is vocal on it in the global arena as the pioneer of peace, said foreign minister Abdul Momen

Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen visits Rooppur atomic power plant in Ishwardi, Pabna on 13 November 2020

Sweden eager to work for Bangladesh’s power-energy sector: Envoy

Newly appointed Swedish Ambassador to Bangladesh Alexandra Berg Von Linde on Tuesday said Sweden is interested to work closely with Bangladesh government for the development of its power and energy ...

Poles of electricity transmission lines in Matarbari

Charge your smartphone via T-shirt soon without electric shock

Imagine if you can charge your smartphone via the T-shirt you are wearing without any electric shock. Scientists have found a way to generate electricity from nylon, raising hopes that the clothes on ...

Smartphone Samsung Galaxy S5 can now monitor your heart rate and give directions. File Photo

City faces serial 8-hr blackouts for DESCO maintenance works

Different areas of the city will undergo serial blackouts for 8 hours from 8:00am to 4:00pm as Dhaka Electric Supply Company Limited (DESCO) will conduct annual maintenance works in power substations ...

City faces serial 8-hr blackouts for DESCO maintenance works

Coal-fired power plants

Environment-friendly energy production must be promoted

Despite the global trend to move away from coal-fired power plants, Bangladesh has been noticeably dependent on the use of coal in power production. It must move away from this and opt for more ...

Solar-energy panels

Coal-fired power plants: 5 to be kept, 16 may be cancelled

The power division will shortly submit a proposal to the prime minister, recommending the cancellation of coal-fired power plants, citing three reasons.

Experimental piling for Rampal coal-fired power plant construction

Electricity production from waste without survey

Dhaka North City Corporation has taken up a project to generate electricity from waste without any environmental and economic feasibility study

Heap of wastes at Karwan Bazar, Dhaka

'Ghost electricity bills'

DPDC 'corrupt' MD Dewan awarded for 'integrity'

Managing director of Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd (DPDC), Bikash Dewan, has won an integrity award in recognition of his dedication and efficiency in carrying out duties.

Logo of Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd
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