energy sector

Who benefits from the power sector's white elephants?

Government officials involved have been allowed legal impunity under the provisions of this law.

Why must the public bear the burden of capacity charges?

There is no justification for raising electricity prices four times a year

IMF prescription to raise energy prices is anti-people, illogical

The IMF prescription for the public means increased gas, electricity and transport prices, and so on.

Is Bangladesh’s ‘nuclear prestige’ an illusion?

Does Bangladesh really require another nuclear power plant? Or is the decision partly motivated by the pursuit of prestige?

We need smart policymaking, not smart blame games in the energy sector

The authorities must start paying heed to expert recommendations on energy sector-related decisions.

Bangladesh's Energy Backtrack

Through advanced coal-intensive technologies, the government is trying to keep coal alive and further expand the domestic use of imported LNG.

'High dependence on imported fossil fuels bringing trouble'

"The high dependence on imported fossil fuels has significantly impacted our energy system."

Big step towards clean energy and energy security

But are we ready to handle the risks of nuclear energy?

‘The IEPMP serves Japan’s interest over Bangladesh’

We have more viable options of transitioning to solar and wind energy, which are proven and significantly cheaper. But it seems that the government is more interested in supporting the Japanese firm Jica.

June 30, 2024
June 30, 2024

Who benefits from the power sector's white elephants?

Government officials involved have been allowed legal impunity under the provisions of this law.

May 12, 2024
May 12, 2024

Why must the public bear the burden of capacity charges?

There is no justification for raising electricity prices four times a year

May 10, 2024
May 10, 2024

IMF prescription to raise energy prices is anti-people, illogical

The IMF prescription for the public means increased gas, electricity and transport prices, and so on.

April 20, 2024
April 20, 2024

Is Bangladesh’s ‘nuclear prestige’ an illusion?

Does Bangladesh really require another nuclear power plant? Or is the decision partly motivated by the pursuit of prestige?

March 16, 2024
March 16, 2024

We need smart policymaking, not smart blame games in the energy sector

The authorities must start paying heed to expert recommendations on energy sector-related decisions.

March 6, 2024
March 6, 2024

Bangladesh's Energy Backtrack

Through advanced coal-intensive technologies, the government is trying to keep coal alive and further expand the domestic use of imported LNG.

March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024

'High dependence on imported fossil fuels bringing trouble'

"The high dependence on imported fossil fuels has significantly impacted our energy system."

October 7, 2023
October 7, 2023

Big step towards clean energy and energy security

But are we ready to handle the risks of nuclear energy?

June 8, 2023
June 8, 2023

‘The IEPMP serves Japan’s interest over Bangladesh’

We have more viable options of transitioning to solar and wind energy, which are proven and significantly cheaper. But it seems that the government is more interested in supporting the Japanese firm Jica.

June 4, 2023
June 4, 2023

People deserve answers for failed govt policies

Shambolic decision-making in the power sector has led us to suffer enough

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