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Power tariff hike in the offing?

Power tariff hike in the offing?

Power & Energy

Thu, Oct 31 2019

BERC in June had increased the new gas prices under eight categories

Strike on Sunday in protest of gas price...

Strike on Sunday in protest of gas price...

Politics

Sat, Jul 6 2019

The government raised the price of gas from July 1, in eight categories—including that of household...

Gas price hike: Leftist parties call...

Gas price hike: Leftist parties call...

Power & Energy

Mon, Jul 1 2019

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission has hiked average gas price by 32.8% for retail consumers with...

SMP: Poor to middle class to suffer...

SMP: Poor to middle class to suffer...

Dhaka

Mon, Jul 1 2019

The government has set Tk975 for double burners from Tk800, and Tk925 for single burner from Tk750

BNP opposes gas price hike move, calls...

BNP opposes gas price hike move, calls...

Politics

Sun, Jun 30 2019

Average gas price has been raised by 32.8% for the retail consumers in the country with effect from July...

HC asks BERC to explain LPG pricing...

HC asks BERC to explain LPG pricing...

Court

Tue, Jun 18 2019

The order comes after authorities concerned failed to respond to a ruling issued in 2016

Police stops Ganasanghati Andolan...

Police stops Ganasanghati Andolan...

Dhaka

Wed, Apr 3 2019

The procession was against the decision to increase gas prices

HC to monitor BERC public hearing

HC to monitor BERC public hearing

Court

Sun, Mar 31 2019

No need to raise gas prices if corruption is reduced

Left parties threaten movement if move...

Left parties threaten movement if move...

Power & Energy

Wed, Mar 13 2019

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) has been holding a four-day long public hearing on proposals...

Businesses voice concerns about impending...

Businesses voice concerns about impending...

Business

Sun, Nov 25 2018

Fingers pointed at BERC for inaction

BERC decides against raising gas prices...

BERC decides against raising gas prices...

Nation

Wed, Oct 17 2018

The regulatory body announced its decision at a press conference held at the commission office in the...

'Government favouring LNG while ignoring...

'Government favouring LNG while ignoring...

Power & Energy

Tue, Jun 12 2018

Expert questions why 22 of 26 offshore gas blocks remain unexplored as government focuses on more expensive...

High Court questions power tariff...

High Court questions power tariff...

Court

Sun, May 27 2018

A HC bench issued the rule on Sunday after hearing the writ petition

BPC proposes automated oil pricing...

BPC proposes automated oil pricing...

Power & Energy

Wed, Feb 28 2018

The BPC is working on a system which will allow the oil prices in Bangladesh to be automatically adjusted...

Will there be another hike in gas...

Will there be another hike in gas...

Power & Energy

Tue, Feb 20 2018

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission increased the gas price twice in 2017

Consumers Association threatens of legal...

Consumers Association threatens of legal...

Power & Energy

Sun, Jan 7 2018

'They cannot enhance the tariff. If needed, BERC can seek the government's subsidy to recover any loss,'...

Middle class feels the squeeze at rising...

Middle class feels the squeeze at rising...

Economy

Tue, Nov 28 2017

In 2016, the national household income was at Tk15,945, a 45% increase from Tk7,203 in 2005. On the other...

BNP slams government for power tariff...

BNP slams government for power tariff...

Bangladesh

Thu, Nov 23 2017

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC) on Thursday raised the power tariff by 5.3% on weighted...

AL allies slate decision to raise electricity...

AL allies slate decision to raise electricity...

Bangladesh

Thu, Nov 23 2017

'Raising the price of electricity is not a wise decision ahead of the next general elections'

Leftist parties call 6-hour nationwide...

Leftist parties call 6-hour nationwide...

Nation

Thu, Nov 23 2017

The Communist Party of Bangladesh, Socialist Party of Bangladesh, and Democratic Left Alliance of Bangladesh...

BERC announces 5.3% retail power price...

BERC announces 5.3% retail power price...

Power & Energy

Thu, Nov 23 2017

BERC is expected to announce higher prices of bulk and retail electricity