But are we ready to handle the risks of nuclear energy?
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.
Shambolic decision-making in the power sector has led us to suffer enough
It is inconceivable that Bangladesh should have voluntarily entered an agreement so detrimental to the nation and its people, who must ultimately shoulder the burden of higher prices.
Latest government decisions regarding energy are textbook examples of regulatory capture
Public money is being used to shore up PDB's losses and pay profiteering private companies
The latest energy master plan does not align with Bangladesh's clean energy targets
The government should stop fund wastage in the energy sector and eventually phase out subsidies, which have created pressure on the public coffer, according to economists and entrepreneurs.