Matarbari Summit power station

From Global Energy Monitor
Part of the Global Gas Plant Tracker, a Global Energy Monitor and Center for Media and Democracy project.

Matarbari Summit power station is a proposed 2,400-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.[1]


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Maheshkhali Upazila - Cox's Bazar District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.

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In July 2018, Reuters reported that U.S. General Electric, Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation, and Bangladesh-based Summit will build a 2,400 megawatt (MW) thermal power plant and related oil and LNG terminals.[2] At the time, the $3 billion agreement was "the biggest ever private foreign direct investment (FDI) in the power sector in Bangladesh".[3]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Summit (55%), Mitsubishi (25%), GE (20%) JV[2]
  • Parent company: Summit-Mitsubishi-GE JV
  • Location: Maheshkhali Upazila - Cox's Bazar District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh
  • Coordinates: 21.5834, 91.9295 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 2,400 MW
    • Combined-cycle units 1-4: 600 MW per unit (to start 2023)[4]

Articles and Resources


  1. Bigger projects with funds from Singapore, Summit Power International website, Aug 8, 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bangladesh unveils $5.8 billion energy investment, two JV's with General Electric, Reuters, Jul 11, 2018
  3. Summit signs $3 billion investment deal with GE and Mitsubishi, Dhaka Tribune, Jul 11, 2018
  4. Power to the People, Asia Outlook Magazine, Oct 12, 2018