Construction of 8 LNG power plants with 3,471MW capacity underway

Eight power plants based on gas/Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) with a combined generation capacity of 3,471 megawatts (MW) were under construction. “The under-construction gas/LNG based power plants having generation capacity of 3,471 MW will begin operation in phases from December 2020 to December 2022,” State Mini...

17% electricity to come from renewable sources by 2041

Around 17 percent of Bangladesh's electricity will come from renewable energy sources by 2041, said State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid. State Minister said this during a virtual bilateral meeting with UK Minister for Pacific and Environment Lord Zac Goldsmith on Friday (28th August). They also discussed various...

National Energy Security Day: Bangabandhu is the North Star to our national prosperity

Nasrul Hamid: This is the 9th of August, a historical day in our journey as a nation, and yet a day that most of us are oblivious to. But the reason it carved its place in history is that something turned out on this day that changed the course of our national productivity and growth. On August 9, 1975, the government of Bangabandhu Sheikh Muji...

Balance Sheet Of Successive Government In Energy & Power Sector

Khondkar Saleque Sufi Bangladesh is set for 11th General Election on December 2018. The incumbent government among others will have major works in keeping major development activities of energy and power sectors towards achieving sustainable energy security.  Bangladesh economy achieved impressive GDP growth of about 7% consistently over t...

LNG Supply Will Be A Milestone Achievement: Khondkar Abdus Saleque

Bangladesh’s energy sector is going to achieve a new milestone next month towards achieving sustainable energy security. It is now all set for the commencement of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) supply to the national gas grid of Bangladesh from the first week of May 2018. The Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) to be owned and ope...

BNP Jamat Alliance II NIKO Scam: Khondkar Saleque Sufi

NIKO resources a highly incompetent company engaged in Bangladesh through very nontransparent and inappropriate process has very adversely affected the energy security of Bangladesh. BGFCL and SGFL as owners of Feni and Chatack Gas fields could develop these fields and BAPEX could explore and develop Tengratilla potential structure. Instead, Fen...

Capacity enhancement of Bangladesh's power & energy sector: Khondkar Saleque Sufi

15 Members Bangladesh Energy & Power Sector Officials recently completed Australian Government (DFAT) assisted Monash University administered four weeks long knowledge gathering and capacity enhancement program in Australia. The group participated in Workshops, seminars on coal mining, coal port management, coal supply chain management, coal...

Lighting Up Bangladesh's Future: Power and Energy in 2015

Introduction With the economy growing annually over 6%, living standards rising for most people and the country maintaining stability throughout 2015, Bangladesh has in recent times been dubbed a development role model having produced consistent progress in economic, social and human development indicators.In continuation of the profound transf...

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