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  • NEA: 347 MW
  • Private Sector: 314 MW
  • India: 316 MW
  • Loadshedding: 300 MW
  • Demand : 1272 MW
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International

India, China driving solar transition, says IEA

The cost of renewable energy is tumbling thanks to strong investment from India and China, according to new findings from the International Energy Agency (IEA). At the same time, the United States has consolidated its place as the top oil and gas producer, and is replacing Russia as leader of…


India’s coal sector seeks to avoid emissions norms

The issue of India’s reliance on fossil fuels for power generation especially the dirty coal-fired power plants is usually a hot potato that India has to deal with during UN climate change summits. Even as the country is promising adoption of clean coal technologies to maintain a balance between environment…


Meetings end without consensus on filling reservoir at 6,000-MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

Talks at the 17th Annual Tripartite National Technical Committee negotiations, recently held in Egypt, ended without an agreement on rules for filling the reservoir at the 6,000-MW Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and using flow to generate power. On Nov. 12 in Cairo, irrigation ministers from three Nile River Basin…


Singapore Will Invest In Energy Sector of Bangladesh

State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has sought Singapore`s cooperation in developing waste to energy and waste management plant in power sector. “Bangladesh wants to utilize Singaporean experiences in waste to energy and waste management,” he told Derek Loh, the Singapore`s non-resident High Commissioner in Bangladesh, when he…


Paris to host World Hydropower Congress in May 2019

Paris will host the next World Hydropower Congress between 14 and 16 May 2019, the International Hydropower Association announced today. The biennial event sets priorities for the future direction of the hydropower sector. It brings together leaders from business, industry, government, finance, UN agencies, academia and civil society organisations. The…


Italy Looks To Phase Out Coal-Fired Electricity By 2025

Italy’s government unveiled a new national energy strategy aiming to phase out coal in electricity generation by 2025, and significantly boost the share of renewables in total energy and electricity consumption. In the framework document drafted by the ministries of economic development and environment, Italy plans to have 28 percent of its…


Pakistan seeks World Bank funding to develop hydropower

Pakistan is seeking US$200 million from the World Bank through the International Development Association to develop hydropower in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). KP is one of four administrative provinces of Pakistan, located in the northwestern region of the country along the international border with Afghanistan. According to Pakistan-based Dawn Media Group, the…


China to continue championing development of Myanmar’s Myitsone plant

China will continue pushing to complete Myanmar's stalled Myitsone project, despite comments from Myanmar officials earlier this week that its construction is no longer a national priority. Speaking in a daily news briefing yesterday from Beijing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Sunying said Myitsone is "a commercial cooperation project both…


Is Jammu and Kashmir finally getting serious about disaster preparedness?

India’s mountainous state is prone to hazards including floods and earthquake, but its first disaster management plan is set to be approved in the coming months The mountainous region of Jammu and Kashmir is set to have its first disaster management plan in the coming months, thanks to the revised master…


Bangladesh-China 1320 MW Power Plant Deal

The Cabinet today approved the draft of a joint venture agreement between Bangladesh’s state-owned Rural Power Company Ltd and Norinco International China to build two power plants to produce 1320 mw electricity. The approval was given in the regular meeting of the cabinet with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the…


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