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Dhaka Tuesday,  Dec 5, 2023

Power Sector

FHM Humayan Kabir The Planning Commission (PC) has sent back three power plant project proposals to the Power Division asking the latter to take opinion of the Economic Relations Division (ERD) on its borrowing hard-term loans for setting up the same, officials said Wednesday. The Commission’s Project Evaluation Committee (PEC) at its review meeting, held recently, asked the Division for submitting ERD’s opinion on whether the commercial borrowing to the... »
None of the private entrepreneurs who won contracts from the present government to build long-term power plants have yet succeeded in installing them. Since coming to power in 2009, the government awarded contracts to private entrepreneurs for the installation of 28 long-term plants which were expected to have started generating a total of 3,017MW of power by August 2013. Now there are 26 contracts which had been due to provide... »
Bangladesh is going to sign a supplementary power purchase agreement (PPA) with India on importing ‘interim electricity’ from that country, an official said. As per Indian condition, the Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) will pay the bill to National Vidyut Vyper Nigam Limited (NVVN) of India for purchasing 550MW of electricity through signing a supplementary PPA, concerned official said. “India has sought interim electricity bill as per guidelines of Central... »