Ashuganj East power station

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Ashuganj East power station is 400-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant under construction in Brahmanbaria District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.[1]


The satellite photo below shows the exact location of the proposed power station in Ashuganj, Brahmanbaria District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.

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This project was announced in 2016, along with a "450MW gas-based combined-cycle power plant (South) that is expected to go into commercial operation from June this year and the 450MW combined-cycle power plant (North), which is likely to be commissioned in June 2017."[2] Ashuganj North and South were commissioned in 2016 and 2107.[3]

Ashuganj Power Station reported that the project will be constructed in two phases.[4]

In December 2018, China’s Ambassador to Bangladesh Zhang Zuo visited the project, which is being built by China National Technical IMP & EXP Corp (CNTIC).[5]

In March 2019, construction began.[6]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Ashuganj Power Station Co Ltd.
  • Parent company: Bangladesh Power Dev Board
  • Location: Ashuganj, Brahmanbaria District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh
  • Coordinates: 24.044755, 91.018244 (exact)[1]
  • Gross capacity (under construction): 400 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 400 MW (to start 2021)

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