electricity price hike

Retail power price: Hiked again, in just 3 weeks

The government yesterday increased the electricity price once again by 5 percent at the retail level -- the second hike in 19 days as it steadily retracts subsidies from the power sector while piling the burden on common people already struggling with inflation.

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‘Electricity tariff hike a challenge for private sector’

The recent retail electricity tariff hike will ultimately create an additional economic burden on the smooth operations of the private sector and power intensive industries, Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) President Barrister Md Sameer Sattar said.

Power price hiked by 5pc

The government yesterday raised the electricity price for consumers, on average, by 5 percent, skirting around procedures of Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC).

Electricity price hike this month

The government is now hiking the retail price of electricity bypassing the public hearing of the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission.

2022: The year the rich won, and the public lost

The rise in the prices of goods has led to many people suffering from a silent famine.

November 28, 2022
November 28, 2022

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?

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

There is no rationale for bulk power price hike

We have observed a serious lack of accountability in the entire process of electricity price fixing.

November 21, 2022
November 21, 2022

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November 21, 2022
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Bulk electricity price goes up by 19.92%

The price of electricity at the wholesale level has been increased by 19.92 percent.

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

BERC may hike bulk electricity price tomorrow

Amid a deepening power crisis in the country, Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission may hike the bulk electricity price tomorrow.

August 7, 2022
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Rising cost of living: Fuel price hike not the last nail

Friday’s unprecedented hike in fuel prices, hot on the heels of increased electricity, fertiliser and gas prices, served as yet another massive blow to the people who are already struggling to barely survive amid surging living costs.

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