150 MW Bangladesh Ashugonj HFO Power Plant Project - Details on ZAWYA MENA Edition
added on: 17 December 2018

150 MW Bangladesh Ashugonj HFO Power Plant Project

Also known as: Midland Power Ashugonj HFO Power Plant, 150 MW Bangladesh Ashugonj Heavy Fuel Oil Power Plant
Completed

Background

Midland East Power Ltd' was teamed up to build, own and operate '150 MW Bangladesh Ashugonj HFO Power Plant Project' at Ashuganj in Bangladesh's Brahmanbaria district, some 109 km northeast of capital Dhaka. The project involved the construction of a new heavy fuel oil (HFO) power plant with the total installed capacity of 150 MW. The project adopted the auxiliary module integration technology, and was the most complex of its kind. The EPC contractor of the project was a consortium of Chinese CRRC Ziyang Co Ltd and Bangladeshi Green Power Ltd. Midland has already signed a 15-year agreement with the Bangladeshi government to supply the power produced at the plant to the national grid. After the project was completed and put into operation, it would be connected to the national grid of Bangladesh. Project adopted stringent environment norms with highly efficient machinery and state of art technologies has been selected for this project to make it an environment friendly and highly efficient power plant. It would provide continuous and stable power supply to the local steel industry, motorcycle industry and jute processing industry to provide sufficient power for Bangladesh's economic development. The project was one of the most important Belt and Road projects located in Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor.
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