Saturday, 18 September 2021
Pressure grows on Bangladesh, other Asian countries to cancel new coal projects
But coal remains a mainstay for power generation in Asia, which accounts for 75 per cent of global coal demand, according to the International Energy Agency
14 Sep 2021, 18:07
India asks utilities to import coal amid short supply as demand spikes
India has urged utilities to import coal as coal-fired electricity generation surged in Asia's third largest economy after an easing of coronavirus-related curbs, with several power plants on the ...
01 Sep 2021, 22:26
ADB, Citi, HSBC, Prudential hatch plan for Asian coal-fired closures: Sources
Financial firms including British insurer Prudential, lenders Citi and HSBC and BlackRock Real Assets are devising plans to speed the closure of Asia's coal-fired power plants in order to lower the ...
03 Aug 2021, 15:05
Govt fails to take power from Payra plant, counts huge loss in capacity payment
The government is counting a monthly loss of Tk 1.3 billion (130 crore) due to delay in laying a high-priority transmission line that would take electricity from the Payra power plant to Dhaka
31 Jul 2021, 16:52
Bangladesh emphasises joint R&D with US in renewable energy, nuclear power
Tawfiq-E-Elahi Chowdhury also held a meeting with acting assistant secretary of the US Department of State’s Bureau of Energy Resources ambassador Virginia E Palmer to discuss Bangladesh-US energy ...
30 Jul 2021, 12:53
G20 fails to agree on climate goals in communiqué
Negotiations with China, Russia and India had proved especially tough. In the end China and India had declined to sign the two contested points
24 Jul 2021, 15:49
No bids for over 70pc of Indian coal mines up for auction
While coal still accounts for over 70 per cent of India's power production, India has pushed a renewables policy which envisages increasing green energy capacity more than four-fold by 2030
10 Jul 2021, 16:17
10 coal-fired power projects scrapped as part of master plan revision: Nasrul
The government has dropped 10 coal-fired power plant projects, with total generation capacity of 8451 MW, as it seeks to revise the country’s power system master plan, said Nasrul Hamid
27 Jun 2021, 15:17
Poland plans to close Europe's most polluting power plant by end 2036
The Polish authority abandoned a plan to develop an open-pit lignite coal mine in Zloczew to fuel the Belchatow plant
09 Jun 2021, 15:33
Can Barapukuria coalmine meet the power plant's demand?
What was the logic behind investing taxpayers’ money in adding a third unit to the Barapukuria coal-fired power plant despite no confirmation about a continuous coal supply?
25 Apr 2021, 20:25