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World's first NPP goes into commercial operations this summer

Dhaka, Feb. 27 -- World's first ever floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov, currently in trial operation in Pevek town of Russia's Chukotka Region, as of February 26, 2020 has supplied more ... Read More


DPDC adopts block-chain technology

Dhaka, Feb. 24 -- Power, energy and mineral resources state minister Nasrul Hamid inaugurates the Bangabandhu Corner at the Dhaka Power Distribution Company Ltd office at Bidyut Bhaban in Dhaka on Sun... Read More


Nepal expects to start exporting power to Bangladesh after five years

Dhaka, Feb. 21 -- Nepal's Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali has said it will take at least five years for his country to supply electricity to Bangladesh. Gyawali, speaking to the media after a meetin... Read More


Overhead electric cables in major cities to go underground in 5 yrs

Dhaka, Feb. 7 -- State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said all the overhead power cables in Dhaka and other major cities will go underground within the next five yea... Read More


Russia's Gazprom signs MoUs with Bapex, Petrobangla

Dhaka, Jan. 28 -- Gazprom, the oil giant of Russian Federation, has signed two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Petrobangla and Bapex on Tuesday. Under the MoUs, both Bangladesh's state- owne... Read More


Govt Inks Deal To Sel Up 30MW Solar Plant

Dhaka, Jan. 27 -- Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) on Monday signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Korotoa Solar Limited (KSL) for setting up a 30MW solar power plant at Tentulia in Pa... Read More


BIFPCL Distributed Blankets in Rampal-Mongla

Dhaka, Jan. 20 -- Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (Pvt.) Limited (BIFPCL) has been contributing significantly for the social development through diversified social works including distributi... Read More


Bangladesh starts exporting LPG to Indian

Dhaka, Jan. 15 -- Bangladesh has started commercial export of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to neighbouring India with initial shipment of around 1,000 tonnes per month. Two privately owned firms - O... Read More


Fattah New Chairman Of Petrobangla

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- The government has appointed additional secretary of the Energy and Mineral Resources Division Abul Bashar Mohammed Abdul Fattah as the chairman of Petrobangla. The Ministry of Publ... Read More


First unit of Payra power plant generating electricity

Dhaka, Jan. 13 -- The first unit of 1320 MW Payra coal-fired power plant went into test operation today. "The plant is now generating 100MW power . . . the production will go up to 660MW when it will... Read More