Chittagong power station (Orion)

From Global Energy Monitor

Chittagong power station (Orion) was a proposed 282.67 megawatt (MW) coal-fired in Chittagong city, Chittagong Bangladesh. The project was merged into Orion's Khulna power station (Orion).


The map below shows the location of Chittagong city, Bangladesh, but not the exact location of the proposed Chittagong power station (Orion).[1]

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In June 2012, the Bangladesh Power Development Board signed three agreements with Orion Power to set up three private coal-fired power plants in Khulna, Chittagong, and Mawa, Bangladesh totaling 1,200 megawatt capacity. It was reported the Chittagong power station (Orion) would have a generating capacity of 282.67 MW.[1][2]

In April 2013, it was reported that the Chittagong project would be merged with Orion's 283 MW Khulna power station (Orion) into a single 565 MW plant at Khulna.[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Orion Group[1]
  • Parent company:
  • Location: Chittagong city, Bangladesh
  • Coordinates: 22.3242, 91.8622 (approximate)
  • Status: merged with Khulna power station (Orion)
  • Gross Capacity: 282.67 MW
  • Type:
  • Projected in service:
  • Coal Type:
  • Coal Source:
  • Source of financing:

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