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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

Bangladesh scraps two more LNG import tenders over high prices

Bangladesh is cancelling two more tenders to import liquefied natural gas in December, citing offers to supply the shipments were too high, said two energy officials with the direct knowledge of the ...

Bangladesh scraps two more LNG import tenders over high prices

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

Bangladesh to increase spot LNG imports to meet rising demand

Bangladesh is expected to double its imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the spot market starting in December as demand rises and to capitalise on low prices of the super-chilled fuel

A LNG tanker

Energy experts emphasise renewable energy to meet electricity needs

Energy experts at a webinar on power system master plan advised the government to lay more emphasis on the development of renewable energy and revise the current master plan in an integrated manner ...

Energy experts emphasise renewable energy to meet electricity needs

'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

Erdogan announces biggest Turkish gas find in Black Sea

If the gas can be commercially extracted, the discovery could transform Turkey's dependence on Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan for energy imports. Erdogan said his country was determined ultimately to ...

Turkey's president Tayyip Erdogan addresses the nation in Istanbul, Turkey, on 21 August 2020

Interview

Govt's energy policy is suicidal: M Shamsul Alam

The main obstacle to the development of the country’s power sector is weak planning and policies, says energy expert M Shamsul Alam

Professor M Shamsul Alam

'New energy regulatory bill won’t protect consumers’ right'

Tamim also said this is not acceptable and the law should not allow regulator more than twice a year to raise tariff

New energy regulatory bill won’t protect consumers’ right: Energy experts
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