August 2, 2021
August 2, 2021

Summit teams up with Commonwealth LNG to supply LNG to Asia

Summit Oil and Shipping Co Ltd (SOSCL), a part of the Summit Group, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Commonwealth LNG to collaborate in the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to...

July 23, 2021
July 23, 2021

Japan faces heat over funding coal power in Bangladesh despite carbon pledges

Despite Tokyo’s commitment to help phase out fossil fuels, Bangladesh is currently building the Matarbari coal plant: a power complex set to be completed by 2024 thanks to low-interest loans from...

July 15, 2021
July 15, 2021

Nuclear energy: BAEC signs deal with South Korean research institute

Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute and the Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) have signed a contract for renovating 3 MW BAEC TRIGA Research Reactor (BTRR), as Bangladesh and Korea step...

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

Almost zero carbon emission from Rampal, other coal power plants: finance minister

Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal today said that the coal-based power plant projects undertaken by Bangladesh -- including Rampal Power Plant -- have almost zero carbon emission.

July 5, 2021
July 5, 2021

BREB to install 2,000 solar irrigation pumps; farmers can sell idle electricity to national grid

Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) plans to install 2,000 solar irrigation pumps under a project -- allowing farmers to sell their unconsumed electricity to the national grid.

July 3, 2021
July 3, 2021

Rampal power plant: 3,800 tonnes of coal from India on the way

The first consignment of nearly 3,800 tonnes of coal -- for Rampal Thermal Power Plant in Bangladesh -- has left India.