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Finnish Wärtsilä wins contract of 300MW power plant

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Finnish technology company Wärtsilä has won a contract to supply equipment for a 300MW fuel oil power plant in Bangladesh from Summit Group. The contract has been given by Bangladesh-based energy company for which Wärtsilä will supply eighteen of its Wärtsilä 46 line of engines running on heavy fuel oil. wartsila-kodda-i-ii-signingUnder the scope of the contract, Wärtsilä will supply the engine sets and auxiliaries for the power plant to be built in Gazipur. The new power plant will...

Bhutan to supply hydropower to Bangladesh

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Leaders of India, Bhutan and Bangladesh may soon formally sign and join hands to build a 1,125 MW hydropower project in Bhutan as trilateral memorandum of understanding (MoU) on this has been finalised by the three Asian countries. Bhutan would export the power to Bangladesh produced from this project, via India. Bangladesh plans to invest in the 1,125 megawatt Dorjilung hydropower project in Bhutan’s Lhuentse district. The Government of Bangladesh earlier approved $1 billion for investment in Bhutan’s hydropower. The project could boost Bhutan’s plan to become a hydroelectric power juggernaut and battery

Solar sector is the thrust sector of Bangladesh

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Local solar power industry being affected badly due to import of sub-standard panel, although it has boosted capacity by double to manufacture the panel against the demand of solar power generation. If the import of solar panel is not stopped or controlled immediately, the potential solar energy sector will be destroyed. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of Solar Module Manufacturers Association of Bangladesh (SMMAB) held yesterday, February 28, 2017at CIRDAP Auditorium, distinguished SMMAB Photoguests and inve...

Indonesia offers LNG supply to Bangladesh

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Indonesia has offered to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Bangladesh to meet its (Bangladesh) growing energy demand. The proposal came when Indonesian Ambassador to Bangladesh Iwan Wiranata-atmadja paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad office here on Sunday evening. After the meeting, PM's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim briefed reporters. The Indonesian ambassador highly appreciated visionary and dynamic leadership of Prime LNGMinister Sheikh Hasina and said Bangladesh achieved stunning s...

Wärtsilä to supply 150 MW power plant to BD

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Wärtsilä will supply a 150 MW Smart Power Generation plant to Ace Alliance Power Limited, a special purpose company owned by the Summit Group of Companies in Bangladesh. The order comprises eight Wärtsilä 50 and one Wärtsilä 32 engines. The contract includes the engineering and equipment (EEQ) with additional advisory services for the plant's installation, testing and commissioning, as well as on-site staff training. The equipment is scheduled to be delivered during the second half of 2017, and the plant is scheduled to be operational in early 2018. The order is booked in the first quarter of 2017. Both the population and economy are growing in Bangladesh, and a need for additional reliable power generation is evident. The new power plant will be built in Kodda in the Gazipur distric...

PPA signed for 200MW solar plant

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Southern Solar Power, a subsidiary of bankrupt firm SunEdison, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with state-run Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) for a 200MW grid-connected solar park in southern Bangladesh, according to a filing on the Dhaka Stock Exchange. solar-450x219Following from an earlier memorandum of understanding, Midland Power, an association of local energy firm Shajibazar Power (SPCL), will act as local partner by subscribing 20% equity. The filing contained no other detail, but...