January 21, 2022
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  • 660 MW LNG-based power plant to be set up in Ctg

    Staff Correspondent: The Cabinet Committee on Government Purchase (CCGP) yesterday approved five power sector proposals, including setting up a gas or Regasified Liquified Natural Gas (RLNG) based 660 MW power plant at Mirsharaiupazila in Chattogram.The approval came from the 42nd meeting of the CCGP in this year held today virtually…

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  • 1,324 MW power added to gridline in 2021

    Staff Correspondent: For an electricity-surplus nation like Bangladesh, Covid as well as inadequate transmission infrastructure seem to be the biggest threat to its resilient power sector and the country’s aggressive economic growth targets.This inference can be drawn from the state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board’s (BPDB) official figures that clearly indicate…

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  • Hasina Tech Park drives southwestern parts

    Jashore Correspondent:Economic enormity is climbing up rapidly asthe country’s digital landscape goes through an envious technology-riddenenvironment. This has been possible as the government has adopted a processdriven approach to transform many places of the country into technology hubsto cope with the changing global economic scenario.Towards making people economically solvent Bangladesh…

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  • BD to formulate integrated energy-power sector master plan focusing 3E+S concept

    Staff Correspondent:Responding to the suggestions of energy experts, Bangladesh is finally moving towards formulating an integrated energy and power sector master plan with a focus on the “3E+S” concept.“We’ll pursue the “3E+S” concept of ensuring “Energy Security,” “Economic Efficiency,” and “Environment” while focusing on “Safety,” said the Japan International Cooperation…

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  • Bangladesh’s first large wind power project launched

    Staff Correspondent: Recently, the Cox’s Bazar wind farm project in Bangladesh invested by Wuling Power as a subsidiary of the Chinese State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC), began concrete pouring on its pile foundation of the booster station, marking the launching of Bangladesh’s first large wind power project.Cox’s Bazar wind…

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  • Hasina seeks Russia’s support for building 2nd nuke plant

    Staff Correspondent:Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday sought constant support from Russia for building another nuclear power plant in Bangladesh’s southern region.“Once the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant is completed, we’ll go for setting up another in the southern region of the country. We need constant Russian support in this regard,” she…

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  • PM opens Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant’s reactor installation work

    Staff Correspondent: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday inaugurated reactor pressure vessel installation work of the Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant (RNPP), calling the day as “very important” for the country and herself as well.“Today is a very important day for us. The day is not only important for Bangladesh but also…

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  • Nasrul for technology sharing for dev of renewable energy

    Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has called for sharing of advanced technologies to overcome land scarcity problem in the development of renewable energy.He made the call while virtually addressing the first Asia Green Growth Partnership Ministerial Meeting yesterday. It is an urgent need…

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  • Acute gas crisis hits industrial production

    Ceramic productiondeclining Tk 3 cr daily Golam Mostafa Jibon: The production of different industries and factories is being hampered due to acute crisis of gas that posing threat to the country’s economy.Meanwhile, the decision to keep closure of all CNG filling stations across the country for four hours from 6:00…

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  • 30 pc revenue targeted from non-ticket sources

    Dhaka Metro rail project Staff Correspondent: As the fares would not be sufficient to cover the operating cost of the metro rail, Dhaka Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) is keen to develop a transit-oriented development (TOD) hub and some four plazas at the stations.“Commercial activities would be operated at each…

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