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One unit of power saved is worth two generated!

S. M. Formanul Islam October 17, 2017 00:33:10

Mr. X is a very smart senior officer in a company. His room is well decorated, air conditioned, brightly lit, and glass windows are covered by expensive blinders. The air conditioner (AC) of his room...

Omera: Best practices in energy industry

Tanzeem Chowdhury October 17, 2017 00:31:53

There is ample opportunity to bridge the nation's gas crisis with alternate fuels. Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is the greenest form of alternate fuel as LPG produces low carbon footprint when burned...

‘LPG industry needs a strong regulator’

-- October 17, 2017 00:30:26

Demand for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) risen significantly in Bangladesh with growth of over 42 per cent to 45 per cent. Eleven private sector companies are working in the LPG sector with Bashundhar...

Bashundhara LP Gas: The pioneer

-- October 17, 2017 00:28:55

The beginning, in the year of 1999, Bashundhara LP Gas Limited, started off as the First Private LP Gas importing, bottling and marketing company in Bangladesh.The company has a state-of-the-art LP Ga...

Switch to underground power substation halts for high cost

FHM Humayan Kabir October 14, 2017 10:15:49

A switch to rich-country practice of having underground power-transmission system received a blow with the rejection of two substation projects for the capital for their bloated costs. Officials sai...

Generous rural power connections far outstrip actual generation

M Azizur Rahman October 12, 2017 09:33:18

Generous power connections through "unplanned" network expansion in the country's rural areas have far outstripped generation, resulting in sporadic outage, sufferers said. Inadequate and inefficient...

Women empowerment improves in 2012-15

Kamrun Nahar October 07, 2017 09:48:15

The scenario of women empowerment in Bangladesh has improved between 2012 and 2015, as the share of disempowered women decreased from 73 per cent in 2012 to 59 per cent in 2015, a latest IFPRI study r...

BTMA, rights groups decry power price hike bid

FE Report September 28, 2017 10:16:42

A proposal for raising power tariffs under Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) faced opposition from consumer rights activists, politicians and a trade body in the public hearing. Rather, t...

Shikalbaha power plant runs at full blast soon

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan September 17, 2017 10:24:49

The 225-megawatt Shikalbaha power plant in Chittagong will run at full blast from next month, feeding an additional 75 megawatts (MW) of electricity to the national grid.   Located in Patiya U...

Doreen Power to invest Tk 10b more in two plants

Kamrun Nahar August 28, 2017 01:52:45

  Private power generation company Doreen Power Generation and Systems Ltd will invest another Tk 10 billion in two power plants to add a total of 400 megawatt (MW) electricity to the national g...

Policy support needed to ensure easy access to LP gas

Ismail Hossain August 28, 2017 01:51:16

Mohammed Saidul Islam Government policy support is necessary for easier and safer use of liquefied petroleum (LP) gas by households, motor vehicles and industries to cope with the increasing demand f...

Importance of using right kind of lubricants in power sector

Mohammed Yousuf and Mohammed Saifuddin August 28, 2017 01:48:59

Lubricants are a mixture of chemicals that are applied in machines to reduce the friction between moving surfaces. The use of vehicles, machines and equipment has become a part of our daily life. Any...

Generation capacity up, but challenges remain

Special Correspondent August 28, 2017 01:46:25

Bangladesh's overall electricity generation has currently reached to around 9,000 megawatt (MW) riding mostly on 'expensive' oil-fired power plants as low-cost power plants continued to delay in comin...

LPG sector needs more investment

Mohammed Nurul Alam August 28, 2017 01:42:14

Mohammed Nurul Alam Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is a rapidly growing industry in Bangladesh. As a potential sector, we have seven major companies including BM Energy (BD) Ltd. The gap between dem...

Trend in renewable energy use in Bangladesh

Mehdi Musharraf Bhuiyan August 28, 2017 01:40:50

In the ancient Mediterranean, there was a famous city called Syracuse. Legend has it that when the Roman ships were attacking the place in 212 BC, one of the most gifted children of the city, named Ar...

Costs of fossil fuel import to weigh heavily on state coffer

M Azizur Rahman August 28, 2017 01:33:47

Bangladesh's dependency on import of fossil fuels is set to swell up significantly from early 2018 as the country, for the first time, is set to start importing 'expensive' LNG (liquefied natural gas)...