EXPLORE DEEPER PROSPECTS AGGRESSIVELY, SAY EXPERTS

Energy expert Dr. M Tamim has said that there are high chances of getting more oil and gas in the country’s deep structures and suggested the authorities concerned to immediately start exploration works at 8-10 carefully-selected locations in the country considering it as urgent as a war-like situation. He emphasized…

IPCC ASSESSMENT OF CLIMATE CHANGE SCIENCE FINDS MANY CHANGES ARE IRREVERSIBLE

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s first Working Group has adopted its contribution to the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report. The WG I report assesses the science underpinning climate change and finds many changes are irreversible. The findings are presented in the Working Group’s Summary for Policymakers, which was approved following…

WÄRTSILÄ POWER PLANT TO SUPPORT EXPORT GROWTH, JOB CREATION IN EPZ

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 40 MW power plant to provide a reliable and efficient electricity supply to an Export Processing Zone (EPZ) in Bangladesh. The plant is expected to encourage industrial investments in the zone, which in turn will create employment and future growth for the area.…

WALTON LAUNCHES FOUR NEW MODELS OF POWER SUPPLY UNIT

Walton has launched four models of power supply unit (PSU) in the market including 80 plus gold certified efficiency and ARGB modular. PSU is one of the most important parts of computers. It converts alternating current to low-voltage direct current and distributes and supplies power to the computer’s motherboard, RAM,…

COP15 BIODIVERSITY SUMMIT POSTPONED TO APRIL 2022

The face-to-face portion of a critical UN biodiversity summit originally slated for last year will be delayed until April 2022, UN officials said recently, citing the Covid pandemic. An "official" virtual opening of the meeting hosted by China will take place in mid-October this year, followed by face-to-face negotiations in…

RIGHT TIME FOR UTILIZING NRB EXPERTISE – EXPERTS TELL EP TALKS

Abul Kalam Azad, Special Envoy of the Presidency of Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF), has said that a significant number of qualified, efficient Bangladeshi professionals had left the country following the catastrophic change in August, 1975. The pro-liberation platform was not there for carrying forward the momentum Bangabandhu had created. We…

BD TO INVEST IN HYDRO-POWER PROJECTS JOINTLY WITH NEPAL

For making the investment, a meeting of the Joint Steering Committee co-led by the energy secretaries of Nepal and Bangladesh and the Joint Working Group co-led by the joint secretaries will be held virtually on September 13-14, Power Division sources said. "Bangladesh is working on a project to import 500…

TAQA ARABIA SIGNS MOU WITH MAN ENERGY SOLUTIONS FOR EGYPTIAN HYDROGEN PROJECT

MAN Energy Solutions has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with TAQA Power, TAQA Arabia’s Power Subsidiary – based in Cairo, Egypt – regarding a pilot project for the local production of green hydrogen to fuel domestic tourist busses. The MoU sets the stage for MAN Energy Solutions to provide…

GAS SUPPLY CRUNCH IN CITY AREAS

The natural gas consumers of some areas in the capital city experienced supply interruptions with low pressure for few days in the recent past. Residents of Mirpur, Mohammadpur, Dhanmondi, Shyamoli, Hajaribag and other nearby areas reported getting low gas pressure. The gas-guzzling industries, household consumers and CNG (compressed natural gas)…