Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission

Price of 12kg LPG cylinder slashed by Tk 244

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission has fixed Tk 1,178 as the price of the 12kg LPG cylinder for April, down by Tk 244 from the previous month.

Fixing Energy Prices: Govt curtails BERC’s power as regulator

Due to government interventions, the independent oversight of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission is being compromised, crippling its ability to ensure transparency in the sector, energy at a reasonable cost, and consumers’ interest protection.

Should electricity and gas prices be fixed without a public hearing?

If the government itself fixes the price, will public interest be preserved?

Power, gas to get costlier

The prices of electricity, gas and diesel are set to increase one by one as the government pulls back the subsidies in keeping with the austerity measures.

Electricity price hike will haunt both the people and the government

What impacts will the recent electricity price hike bring, in the context of the ongoing inflation?

12kg LPG hiked by Tk 51 to Tk 1,251

Price of liquified petroleum gas (LPG) has increased by Tk 4.25 per kg to Tk 104.26 from previous rate of Tk 100.01 per kg as the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) today (November 2, 2022) announced the new value of the petroleum gas for the month of November.

Gas price hike: Source taxes add to plight of consumers

The Consumers Association of Bangladesh took the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission to court to make them review their decision to hike gas prices and the High Court on Monday asked BERC why it was not doing so.

Meant for gas exploration, TK 2000cr used for LNG import

Petrobangla used around Tk 2,000 crore from the Gas Development Fund, which was formed for gas exploration, to import liquefied natural gas. According to Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission, Petrobangla did not take necessary permission for this.

Tk 2,000cr meant for gas exploration but Petrobangla spent on import

Petrobangla spent Tk 2,000 crore from the Gas Development Fund (GDF), meant for gas exploration, to import LNG without the permission of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

LPG price slashed by Tk 93 per 12kg cylinder

The energy regulator today reduced the retail prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) of private companies by Tk 93 for every 12kg LPG cylinder.

November 24, 2017
November 24, 2017

Power tariff to rise from December

Much to the chagrin of consumers, rights groups and businesses, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) yesterday raised the power tariff by 5.3 percent or Tk 0.35 per kilowatt-hour unit on an average.

September 5, 2017
September 5, 2017

Why another hike in power tariff?

The general trend has been to pass on “losses” sustained by state-owned entities to retail and bulk consumers alike without so much as reducing a part of their profit or efficiency. Does the government care for rewarding efficient management and cost saving enterprises?

September 5, 2015
September 5, 2015

CAB threatens to move court on gas, power cost hike

Consumers Association of Bangladesh (CAB) threatens to move the court if the recent price-hike of gas and power is not reconsidered.

August 31, 2015
August 31, 2015

Passengers’ welfare association urges govt not to increase bus fare

Bangladesh Passengers' Welfare Association today demanded the government not to increase public transport fare on the excuse of gas price hike.

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

Power, gas prices go up

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Berc) increases the average power retail price by 2.93 percent and gas price by 26.29 percent with effect from September 1.

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