Bangladesh is transitioning away from filthy coal-fired power facilities on one hand, while
rapidly increasing the use of Liquifying Natural Gas (LNG) to increase its energy supply.
LNG is not a long-term sustainable clean energy source, and has serious financial and
This map - based data set illustrates the current status of LNG-fired power plants across the country including installed capacity, lifetime capacity charges, lifetime Green House Gas emission (GHG) and more.
August 7, 2022
Energy efficiency is now prioritized as an avenue to not only save energy but also minimize costs while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Both goals must be pursued simultaneously to make the energy system of a country sustainable. To this end, Bangladesh has been promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency, supported by policies and regulations. Yet the country has its own set of obstacles to utilizing renewable energy at scale.
August 5, 2022
Bangladesh faces another three years of rolling power cuts as the developing nation struggles to secure long-term supplies of natural gas and is priced out of spot markets. The South Asian country stopped purchasing spot liquefied natural gas cargoes in June because of volatile prices, and is considering sourcing more long-term supplies, Nasrul Hamid, the state minister for power, energy and mineral resources, said.
August 3, 2022
The supply of natural gas, one of the low carbon-emitting fossil fuels, has been especially inadequate in meeting the rising global demand for energy. Prices of natural gas started to climb after October 2021, due to a combination of an uptick in economic activity, volatile weather conditions, and production and export disruptions. Natural gas is a critical part of the economy for developing countries such as Bangladesh, where it powers almost 52% of the generation capacity.