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...

Why Patriotic Bangladeshis Vote For Boat ?

Khondkar Saleque Sufi: Bangladesh is going for its eleventh national election on the basis of adult franchise on 30 December 2018. The election fever has gripped not only Bangladeshis living in Bangladesh but also all Non Resident Bangladeshis (NRB) and Persons Born Of Bangladesh Origin (PBO) living around the world. Participation of all politi...

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...

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...

ECNEC approves 14 projects worth Taka 6,228 crore

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) has approved 14 development projects involving Taka 6,228.49 crore including one project to ensure cent percent electrification under Comilla zone with Taka 1,521.76 crore. The approval came from the 16th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year held at the NEC conference room in ...

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...

Bangladesh in 2014: Economy, Infrastructure & Power

  In January 2014, Bangladesh Awami League was elected to state power for the second consecutive time since 2009. This time, the government aimed to fulfill the pledges made in its 2014 election manifesto titled: “Marching Ahead Bangladesh” as well as sustaining the momentum of development started during its earlier tenure since 2009.

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