Bangladesh energy sector analysis: Awami League stands alone on capacity payments - CPD report

Bangladesh energy sector analysis: Awami League stands alone on capacity payments – CPD report

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The seminar was addressed by Tanveer Shakeel Joy, MP, Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee of the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources, Mohammad Hussain, Director General of Power Cell, Power Division, Dr M Tamim, Professor and Dean of Chemical and Materials Engineering. Former Special Assistant to the Faculty, BUET and Chief Advisor; Mohammad Shahryar Ahmed Chaudhry, Director, Center for Energy Research (CER), United International University (UIU); Mr Hassan Mehedi, Chief Executive, Coastal Livelihoods and Environment Action Network (CLEAN); Abul Kalam Azad, Manager, ActionAid; and Shafiqul Alam, Principal Energy Analyst, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).

Speakers said the government should reduce dependence on imports of electricity and primary energy. Otherwise the power and energy sector will not be able to get rid of the continuous losses.

AL MLA Tanveer Shakeel said that reaching the goal of 100 percent electrification of the country has been the biggest success of the Awami League government.

“People’s demand is to get electricity. They no longer want to wait for electricity and see the cost of production,” he said. from them.

He said that the main obstacle in promoting renewable energy is the shortage of land in the country.

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