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  • Power Division hands over Independence Award to PM

    Staff Correspondent: The Independence Award won by the Power Division has been handed over to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for her visionary leadership in reaching electricity to every house of the country in the Mujib Year.The Power Division on Thursday was given the Independence Award-2022, the highest state honour, in…

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  • Modern tech must for uninterrupted power supply

    Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid has said the use of modern technology in the power sector is a must for ensuring uninterrupted power supply.“The power sector is constantly growing up and importance of using developed technology in the power sector management is increasing…

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  • Govt aims for 10 pc electricity from renewables by 2025

    Staff Correspondent:The 8th Five Year Plan contains various plans to meet a target of generating 10 percent of total electricity from renewable energy by 2025.Greater involvement of the private sector is encouraged towards fulfilling the government’s renewable energy policy in the document.Considering the dwindling gas reserves in the country, the…

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  • Expansion of clean energy must for balanced development

    Staff Correspondent: State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid yesterday said expansion of clean energy is a must for balanced development.“Balance distribution of modern technology for increasing the use of renewable energy is required, keeping the environment safe,” he said this while speaking as the chief guest…

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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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