Rupsha power station

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Rupsha power station is a proposed 800-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Khulna Division, Bangladesh.[1] It is also known as Rupsha 800 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Project, Khulna.[2]

Location

The satellite photo below shows the exact location of the proposed power station in Rupsha Upazila - Khulna District, Khulna Division, Bangladesh.

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Background

The power plant will be sited on the former Khulna Newsprint Mills Limited land and will use natural gas and diesel.[3]

Asian Development Bank announced in June 2018 that they will be funding the project.[4]

In January 2020, North-West Power Generation Company reported that the project had made 16.98% "Physical Progress" and 6.91% "Financial Progress".[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: North-West Power Generation Co
  • Parent company: Bangladesh Power Dev Board
  • Location: Rupsha Upazila - Khulna District, Khulna Division, Bangladesh
  • Coordinates: 22.853987, 89.551191 (exact)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 800 MW
    • Combined-cycle units 1-2: 400 MW per unit (to start 2022)

Articles and Resources

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 On Going Projects, North-West Power Generation Company Ltd website, accessed Dec 20, 2019
  2. Bangladesh: Rupsha 800-Megawatt Combined Cycle Power Plant Project, ADB website, accessed Dec 20, 2019
  3. Khulna 800MW power project awaits ECNEC nod, Energy News BD, May 21, 2018
  4. $500 Million ADB Loan to Develop State-of-the-Art Power Plant in Bangladesh, ADB website, Jun 26, 2018