STOCKHOLM+50 CONFERENCE — BANGLADESH SEEKS SUPPORT TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has highlighted the plights of people displaced by the impacts of climate change and the need for addressing their vulnerabilities, when he met his Swedish counterpart Ann Linde in Stockholm. Momen was attending the two-day global Stockholm+50 conference on June 2-3, attended by world leaders…

EXCELERATE TO SUPPLY LNG UNDER ITS EXPANSION PLAN IN BANGLADESH

Excelerate Energy, a US-based company, is now planning to expand its business in Bangladesh. It would enhance the capacity of the two existing floating storage regasification units (FSRUs) operating in the country. Apart from these, the company would supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) as part of an integrated project. The…

BD PLANS TO IMPORT 18 LNG CARGOES FROM SPOT MARKET

Bangladesh has planned to import a total of 18 liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes from the spot market during the July-December period - 50 per cent higher than the January-June import. State-run Petrobangla will be importing the augmented quantity of expensive fuel to cope with the mounting natural gas demand…

UPAY SIGNS DEAL WITH TITAS GAS TO FACILITATE PREPAID BILL PAYMENT

Mobile financial service provider upay has signed an agreement with Titas Gas Transmission and Distribution Company Limited to facilitate prepaid meter bill payment or prepaid card recharge through upay. Emon Kalyan Dutta, chief sales and service officer, and Md Eaqub Khan, company secretary of TGTDCL signed the agreement recently, said…

ROOPPUR: TOP QUALITY, MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY

Important news keep coming from Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant Rooppur as construction operations are progressing ahead of schedule and employees receive additional training to increase safety and efficiency of the on-site works. In late April, the first equipment installation and steel erection team from EnergoSpetsMontazh (ESM, part of Rosatom)…

BANGLADESH TO EXPLORE 3 NEW DELIVERY POINTS TO IMPORT INDIAN POWER

Bangladesh has sought to explore three new delivery points to import electricity from India. The delivery points will include: from Jirat (India) to Jashore (Bangladesh), from Rajarjat (India) to Khulna (Bangladesh) and from Rangia (India) to Jamalpur (Bangladesh). Bangladesh and India discussed the matter at the power secretary-level meeting in…

TATA POWER RENEWABLE COMMISSIONS 100 MW PROJECT

Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd., (TPREL), India’s largest renewable energy company and a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power, has commissioned 100 MW/138MWp project for Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) in Partur, Maharashtra. It is composed of more than 411,900 monocrystalline PV modules. The project is expected to…