Power Supply

  • NEA: 387 MW
  • Private Sector: 387 MW
  • India: 374 MW
  • Tripping: 20 MW
  • Demand : 1168 MW
  • Soure : NEA

Interview

Bangladesh’s Growing Demand for Energy Attracts our Investment

With the fast-growing economy of Bangladesh, the demand for energy in the country is also increasing gradually, creating opportunities for the foreign investors to come here. A leading engineering conglomerate of Sri Lanka, LTL Holdings (PVT), came to Bangladesh in 2010 as an EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) contractor of…


India is at the start of electric mobility S Curve – ABB CEO

Power and automation major ABB is upbeat about the e-mobility market in India and plans to expand its manufacturing facilities here to add fast battery charging solutions to its portfolio. In an interview to Nishtha Saluja and Sarita Singh, global chief executive Ulrich Spiesshofer…


‘Govt is readying ground for country’s regional power trade’

The Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation recently unveiled a white paper on the energy sector reflecting the status of the sector and plans of the government to boost electricity production in the country. Prioritising the ambitious plan of the government to produce 15,000 megawatts of electricity in the next…


‘Nuclear Power To Play Important Role In Bangladesh’s Economy’

Riding on the important success achieved by Bangladesh economy as it walked into the ‘Developing Country’ category, the country is now outlining the course of its new development stage by focusing on power generation through nuclear energy. The country’s Secretary of the Science and Technology Ministry Anwar Hossain spoke to…


Efficient use of Energy can save 5,000MW Power in 5 Years

Around 5,000 megawatt (MW) of electricity could be saved in five years if efficient use of electricity in domestic, commercial and industrial sectors could be ensured through introducing standard energy-efficient appliances. About US$ 5 billion investment would be required to generate 5,000MW of electricity. On the other hand, fuel-efficient power…


We will take electricity connection to each and every household 24X7: A K Bhalla, Power Secy

Now, power secretary of India Ajay Kumar Bhalla shares how the government managed to achieve 100 per cent village electrification before the target. Edited excerpts: Congratulations! All the Indian villages have access to electricity now. How has the journey been so far and what are the internal targets for the…


We are open to having a partner for solar business in India: Malcolm Wrigley, Engie India

French multinational energy giant Engie is bullish about growth prospects in India with the government’s increased focus on clean energy deployment. The company is working on its plan to invest $1 billion here and is open to explore a partnership for India solar business to co-invest in projects, Malcolm Wrigley, Country…


Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam meetings ends without clear resolution

Days after officials seemed poised for a collaborative breakthrough, a trilateral summit between the foreign ministers of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia has failed to resolve long-standing disputes over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The discussion began earlier this week in Sudan capital, Khartoum, and initially seemed to proceed well enough…


Primary Fule Main Challenge

Bangladesh must ensure efficient and optimum use of its own primary fuel, especially the high quality coal reserves, for achieving its national vision of middle income country by 2021 and developed economy by 2041.The government must take decision for mining coal now without further delay. Alongside, exploration of petroleum resources…


Solar power will cost less than thermal in 6-7 years, says Ajay Mathur

At a time when air pollution has become a leading environmental threat to public health, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) chief Ajay Mathur said India’s dependence on thermal power would end by 2050. Mathur in an inteview with Samreen Ahmad said solar batteries would…


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