GOVT TO PROCURE 2.89M TONNES CRUDE, REFINED FUEL

The government has cleared proposals for procuring over 2.89 million tonnes of fuel oils including 1.6 million tonnes of crude oil from Saudi Arab and nearly 1.29 million tonnes of refined fuel oil from Singapore spending over Tk 150 billion. The procurement proposal was approved in a meeting of Cabinet…

IEEE PRESIDENT STRESSES ON ENERGY-SAVING TECHNOLOGY

Prof Saifur Rahman, the first Bangladeshi to become the president elect for 2022 of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), has stressed the need for concentrating effort in energy-saving technologies in Bangladesh to mitigate economic and environmental impacts. He was speaking on the potential of smart buildings and…

DHAKA-CTG OIL PIPELINE TO BE READY BY JUNE NEXT

Installation of the 246km Chattogram-Dhaka oil pipeline is expected to be completed in June next year. Project officials said the installation of the pipeline has been progressing in four spots -- Chattogram, Feni, Cumilla and Munshiganj. A total of 50km pipes have already arrived in the country while 100km pipes…

IMPACT OF 2021 ELECTRICITY PRICE SURGE

Households and small businesses in the Energy Community contracting parties have been protected from the high electricity prices, unlike industrial consumers. Albania, North Macedonia, and Kosovo are spending vast amounts of money on imports while electricity producers in BiH enjoy record incomes, according to the paper Impact of the electricity…

GOVT ENCOURAGES RENEWABLE ENERGY: NASRUL

As part of the global campaign to expand renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas, the government has been encouraging power generation from renewable sources. “It is necessary to innovate such a technology that would occupy less land to generate solar power,” State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul…

BPDB WANTS CLEAR POLICY ON COAL-FIRED POWER PLANTS

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) has urged the Power Division to give them a very clear policy on coal-fired power project issues so that it can take future course of action in proper manner. Currently, there are 29 coal-fired power plants in BPDB's pipeline at different stages of implementation. However,…