Meghnaghat-II power station

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Meghnaghat-II power station is a proposed 590-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Dhaka Division, Bangladesh.[1] The plant is also referred to as Summit Meghnaghat II Power Company Limited or SMIIPCL.[2]

Location

The satellite photo below shows the exact location of the proposed power station in Meghnaghat - Narayanganj District, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh.

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Background

The Daily Observer reported that "Summit and GE Power signed the equipment and engineering, procurement, and construction scope of the project in 2017 while the services agreement was signed in 2018."[3]

The plant is part of Bangladesh's goal of adding 40 GW of installed power capacity by 2030.[4]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: Summit Corp - General Elec JV
  • Parent company: Summit Corp
  • Location: Meghnaghat - Narayanganj District, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
  • Coordinates: 23.608172, 90.595154 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 590 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 590 MW (to start 2022)[5]

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