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BPDB completes partial stake sale in...

BPDB completes partial stake sale in...

Stock Market

Mon, Mar 15 2021

On December 21 last year, the BPDB expressed its intention to sell 34,353,440 shares out of its total...

Experts: Power supply reliability more...

Experts: Power supply reliability more...

Power & Energy

Sat, Dec 5 2020

Webinar on 100 % electricity coverage in Bangladesh held

BPDB: Rampal plant will start power...

Rampal power generation to begin by...

Nation

Tue, Dec 1 2020

The BPDB chairman said power sector is now four times bigger than it was in last eleven years

Experts: Govt building rooftops can...

Experts: Govt building rooftops can...

Business

Sat, Oct 24 2020

'The state-owned Infrastructure Development Company Limited (IDCOL) should come up as a lead investment...

Bangladesh seals deal for another 3,600MW...

Bangladesh seals deal for another 3,600MW...

Power & Energy

Sat, Sep 8 2018

The deal was signed at a hotel in Dhaka on Friday

Barapukuria coal scam: 4 accused face...

Barapukuria coal scam: 4 accused face...

Corruption

Tue, Jul 24 2018

The Barapukuria thermal power plant was shut down on Sunday due to an acute coal shortage

India's NTPC wins tender for supplying...

India's NTPC wins tender for supplying...

Power & Energy

Wed, Feb 14 2018

Four companies – including NVVN, Adani, PTC India and Sembcorp -- submitted their bids for the tender...

Bangladesh plans to build power plant...

Bangladesh plans to build power plant...

Power & Energy

Fri, Feb 2 2018

The power plant will be based either on coal or solar, and would be located near the border

Army clinch Victory Day Volleyball

Army clinch Victory Day Volleyball

Other Sports

Wed, Dec 27 2017

Bangladesh Army beat BPDB 25-12, 25-21, 25-18 in the grand finale while Bangladesh Navy defeated Titas...

Renewable energy projects continue to...

Renewable energy projects continue to...

Power & Energy

Sat, Oct 7 2017

Bangladesh government has set a target of producing 10% of power from renewable sources by 2020

Wind power fails to take off in...

Wind power fails to take off in...

Power & Energy

Tue, Oct 3 2017

In 2014 the BPD signed a power purchase agreement with US-DK Green Energy Ltd to build Bangladesh's first...

PDB to sign power purchase deal with...

PDB to sign power purchase deal with...

Power & Energy

Wed, Sep 13 2017

'After the decisions are finalised, the proposal will be sent to the Ministry of Law for vetting'

Govt to enact BPDB Act, 2017 with export-import...

Govt to enact BPDB Act, 2017 with export-import...

Power & Energy

Mon, Aug 7 2017

The draft BPDB Act, 2017 will effectively abolish the Bangladesh Power Development Boards Order, 1972,...

BEZA to set up 1000MW solar electricity...

BEZA to set up 1000MW solar electricity...

Power & Energy

Fri, Jun 23 2017

"A major percentage of the electricity generated through this would be supplied to the national grid...

Fire at Rangpur power station

Fire at Rangpur power station

Nation

Thu, Jun 1 2017

It is unclear when the power production may resume

PDB: Load-shedding will continue in...

PDB: Load-shedding will continue in...

Power & Energy

Thu, May 25 2017

Shortage in power generation and heatwave are two main reasons why load-shedding will continue in Ramadan,...

Southwestern districts crippled by load-shedding,...

Southwestern districts crippled by load-shedding,...

Power & Energy

Mon, May 22 2017

Increased demand for power, disruption in supply due to storms damaging transmission lines and towers,...

BERC to amend power development fund...

BERC to amend power development fund...

Power & Energy

Thu, May 4 2017

The BERC created the fund mainly to increase the PDB's capacity in low-cost power generation and to ensure...

PDB proposes to increase retail price...

PDB proposes to increase retail price...

Power & Energy

Thu, Mar 9 2017

If the retail price of electricity is not raised, the PDB will lose around Tk700-800 crore, said an...

139,000 pre-paid meters to be installed...

139,000 pre-paid meters to be installed...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 24 2016

With a view to reducing system loss, pilferage and bill arrears, Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB)...