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Most fast-track diesel-based power plants remain idle

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- The fast-track diesel-based power plant projects, which were supposed to generate a total of 900 megawatt electricity, have remained idle for months causing an annual loss of Tk 918 ... Read More


Cabinet approves nuclear waste management Policy

Dhaka, Oct. 15 -- The government is on its way to form a company to manage radioactive waste. The new company will be operating under Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) and it will regulate an... Read More


Renewable energy to sustain urban agglomeration in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct. 14 -- Bangladesh is improving its power sector and embarking on a multitude of initiatives incentivized by growing urbanization. Urban areas accommodate about 55% of the world's populatio... Read More


CPA may waive dues of LNG terminals, carriers

Dhaka, Oct. 12 -- The government is actively considering waiving port dues and charges for LNG (liquefied natural gas) terminals and vessels at Moheshkhali, Cox's Bazar. Officials concerned said the ... Read More


JERA invests USD 330 million to buy 22% stake in Summit

Dhaka, Oct. 8 -- In a move to establish major energy infrastructure, including power generation projects in Bangladesh, Japan's largest energy company JERA Co., Inc. ("JERA"), has acquired a 22% stake... Read More


BERC begins e-licencing service week

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission holds a programme in its office in Dhaka on Tuesday on the occasion of the beginning of e-licencing service week. - New Age photo The Banglade... Read More


Payra Power Plant set to go into production from Dec

Dhaka, Oct. 3 -- A 1,320-megawatt (MW) coal-based Payra Thermal Power Plant set up on 12 acres of land in Kalapara upazila in Patua-khali is likely to start production from next December. If everythi... Read More


Bangladesh Increase Power Generation From Renewable

Dhaka, Sept. 28 -- The government is gradually stepping up its efforts to increase power generation from renewable energy sources which so far have a minimal contribution to the national grid. 'We ar... Read More


Summit receives award from the Mayor of Vaasa, Finland

Dhaka, Sept. 27 -- Summit Group has received Wartsila's Valued Customer Recognition Award 2019 for excellent performance and execution of 450 MW fast track power project complex in Gazipur in record t... Read More


Maddhapara mine striving to tempt local buyers

Dhaka, Sept. 27 -- The lone local hard-rock mine in northern Dinajpur district is struggling to lure potential buyers, even if the domestic demand for the mineral has skyrocketed. Maddhapara Granite ... Read More