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In the Works: 3 wind power plants with 150MW combined capacity by 2021

Dhaka, March 21 -- The government has taken an initiative to set up three wind power plants in the country in the next two years. According to official sources, each of the plants will have 50 MW cap... Read More


Titas to 'replace' dilapidated gas pipelines in Dhaka

Dhaka, March 18 -- Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Ltd has planned to replace its dilapidated gas pipelines in Dhaka city with new ones as well as to introduce smart prepaid metres for... Read More


Potential sectors under blue economy identified, but remain untapped

Dhaka, March 2 -- Although 26 sectors have been identified to exploit the potentials of blue economy in Bangladesh, almost all the sectors remained untapped for lack of proper initiatives. So far, on... Read More


Power plant final deal with Reliance Group 'soon'

Dhaka, Feb. 15 -- The final deal with Indian Reliance Group is finally going to be signed for its proposed LNG-based 750 MW power plant as the Power Division has recently received clearance from the m... Read More


Corruption in dam construction won't be tolerated: Dy Minister

Dhaka, Feb. 3 -- Deputy Minister AKM Enamul Haque Shameem on Sunday said corruption in the construction work of the dams in the erosion-prone areas will not be tolerated any more. "We will whatever n... Read More


1.42mn tonnes of fuel to be imported in 6 months under G-to-G deals

Dhaka, Jan. 28 -- Bangladesh will import around 1.42 million tonnes of petroleum from eight state-owned companies of different countries under the government-to-government (G-to-G) arrangements in the... Read More


Move underway to install pre-paid power metres in Cumilla, Mymensingh

Dhaka, Jan. 23 -- A move is underway to install pre-paid metres for electricity consumers in Cumilla and Mymensigh regions as part of the government's plan to gradually replace all the post-paid elect... Read More


Govt to spend Tk 2,000cr to ensure non-stop power supply to Dhaka, N'ganj

Dhaka, Jan. 18 -- A move is underway to implement a Tk 2,000 crore project to ensure uninterrupted power supply to Dhaka's central and north-west zones and major parts of Narayanganj within the next t... Read More


Three more solar park projects facing the axe

Dhaka, Jan. 15 -- The government is likely to revoke three more solar park projects in the private sector as the implementing agencies have failed to make any progress though the deadlines of the proj... Read More


Process to start soon to export electricity to Nepal in winter

Dhaka, Jan. 14 -- The government will soon initiate a process to export surplus electricity to neighbouring country Nepal in the winter when Bangladesh sees a drop in domestic consumption. According ... Read More