Coal-Fired Power Plant in Banshkhali

Biggest private investment in power sector now official

Date of Release: 
Feb 17 2016

The proposed 612-megawatt imported coal-fired power plant in Banshkhali of Chittagong is all set to become the biggest private sector investment in the country’s power sector.

A joint venture of Bangladesh’s S Alam Group, and China’s SEPCO-3 Electric Power Constitution Corporation and HTG Group will build the ultra super critical thermal power plant with a net capacity of 1,224MW at a cost of $2.4bn (over Tk188.4bn).

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