Saturday, June 15, 2024

Increased living, production costs feared

Manjurul Ahsan The series of increase in prices of fuel oils and power has kept inflation going up, putting fixed and lower- to middle-income people into misery and adding to industrial production cost After the government has increased fuel oil prices on several occasions in a year, the Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission on Thursday increased ... Read more

13pc power tariff hike at retail level likely

Bangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (Berc) yesterday recommended that the retail tariff of electricity of the Power Development Board (PDB) be increased by 12.86 percent, against a proposal of 21 percent. The average retail tariff is now Tk 4.35 per unit (each kilowatt hour). During a public hearing at the Berc office in Karwan Bazar, the ... Read more

Power price hike proposal placed

Two top power distribution companies owned by the government – Power Development Board (PDB) and Dhaka Power distribution Company (DPDC) – on Wednesday placed their respective proposals to raise the price of electricity at the consumers’ level. According to the PDB proposal per unit power tariff for residential use would go up to Tk 2.80 ... Read more