Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB)
No accountability for fire at power substations
Repeated fires at some power substations at Kumargaon in Sylhet have raised questions. Why and how do the substations catch fire on a regular basis despite modern technology? At least five accidents ...
22 November 2020, 14:56
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
13 July 2020, 19:57
Gas, power tariff to put pressure on people
The government is all set to increase gas and power tariffs once again. The cabinet recently cleared the draft of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (amendment) Act 2019 in this end. The ...
4 January 2020, 16:21
Stop wastage and corruption in power sector
The Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has finished the four-day hearing proposal on power tariff hike in bulk and retail level. As per BERC policy, any distribution company cannot ...
9 December 2019, 09:36
BPDB proposes bulk power price hike
The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has submitted a fresh proposal to the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) for bulk power price hike.BPDB officials confirmed this on ...
22 October 2019, 14:52
New power plants, needed or not
The present power generation capacity in the country is nearly 19,000 MW, but only 8000 MW to 12,000 MW is being generated this summer as that is adequate to meet the demand. Given this situation, ...
23 August 2019, 17:08