Cover:Rooppur NPP No Genuine Concerns Mohammad Shawkat Akbar Electricity is a key ingredient for sustainable development. It is crucial infrastructure for proper industrialization and production of qu... Read more
Greenpage:US Keen to Support Environment-Friendly Technology EP Report Lauding the installation of solar irrigation pump in Bangladesh's remote areas, US Ambassador in Dhaka Dan W Mozena expressed hi... Read more
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India Bangladesh Power Grid Connectivity
Saleque SufiIndia-Bangladesh power grid connectivity and commencement of Bangladesh power trading with India marked a historic event in the regional cooperation between two friendly SAARC neighbors. The dual circuit power grid connection has facilities for flowing electrons in either direction meaning that in future when situation will arise Bangladesh may also export power. Bangladesh is now getting 250 MW power from Indian Public sector and another 250 MW from Indian private sector. The technical losses now leave the net availability to 460-470 MW. Talks are in progress for importing another 30MW to make the net receipt to 500 MW. The Indian power has already eased the weighted average of power supply cost. Relative cheaper additional power will further comfort the situation. But we must also not become exclusively reliant on power from single source. Read more...
Bright Prospect for More Power Import From India
EP ReportA bright prospect has been developed in importing huge quantity of electricity from India as the two countries were trying to strengthen bilateral power trade. It would take place in a manner Bangladesh would just get certain quantity of electricity from what India would transmit from one of its region to another through a transmission corridor within Bangladesh territory. Read more...
Indo-Bangla Power Cooperation: It’s Time to Spread The Wing
Farid HossainIt has been a long wait. The good news is it is now a reality. Bangladesh and India have successfully established power connectivity between them, a step expected to play a key role in making the plan for regional electricity connectivity a reality. Bangladesh also eyes import of power from Nepal and even Bhutan. Read more...