Solar or Power Plant in India to be Built, Plans Bangladesh

Bangladesh will likewise have the capacity to import power from the power plant after its development.


Bangladesh is wanting to manufacture a power plant in India through the Bangladesh-India Friendship Company (BIFCL). The underlying arrangement is to construct solar or coal-based power general plant. A choice has been made to frame an advisory group containing delegates from the two nations to advance the task. Bangladesh Power Development Board (PDB) Chairman Engineer Khaled Mahmud affirmed the issue to the media, subsequent to returning home from Delhi following a joint working council meeting, a group of delegates headed by Power Division Secretary Ahmad Kaikaus, went to Delhi to go to the gathering.

It has been discovered that PDB and India’s National Thermal Power Company Ltd (NTPC) will mutually work on the power station. Bangladesh will likewise have the capacity to import power from the power plant after its development.

Talking about the agreement, the PDB executive told the reporter: “The power plant will be constructed either in light of coal or sun oriented. A choice has been made to shape a board of trustees, and the advisory group will be entrusted to actualize the power plant venture. He additionally included: “India has consented to the proposition. We are as of now bringing in control from India, and after development, Bangladesh will import control from that power design too.”

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In the interim, addressing the media, the Indian agents stated: “The power plant will be based either on coal or solar. A decision has been made to form a committee, and the committee will be tasked to implement the power plant project.

“BIFCL will build the power plant in India through a similar process used in the Rampal Power Plant construction project.”

“India has agreed to the proposal. We are currently importing power from India, and after construction, Bangladesh will import power from that power plan as well,” he added.

PDB sources told the journalist: “The same process used to build the Rampal coal-based power plant will be used in this proposed project. There is no need to form a new company, only registration will be needed to begin construction.

“The power plant should be built near the border, to ease complications in exporting electricity to Bangladesh.”

As indicated by an NTPC report, India as of now has the ability to create 319,600MW of power through government and non-government offices. Of the aggregate limit, 50,000MW is produced from the sustainable power source, and 12,000MW is created from solar power.

India has anticipated expanding its energy age ability to 650,000MW by 2027, and 57% (327,000MW) of the created power would originate from sustainable and non-petroleum product energy sources.

Source: ET Energy World

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