UPGD Anwara power station

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UPGD Anwara power station is a proposed 590-megawatt (MW) gas-fired power plant in Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.[1] It is also referred to as the 590MW Chittagong power plant.[2]


The map below shows the approximate location of the proposed power station in Anwara Upazila - Chittagong District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.

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In Janurary 2019, the Bengali government approved a proposal to build a 590 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant in Anwara of Chattogram, which will be run with natural gas or imported re-liquefied natural gas. State-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board will purchase the electricity.[1]

Project Details

  • Sponsor: United Enterprises & Co Ltd, Kyushu Electric Power Co Inc, Sojitz Corporation
  • Parent company: United Group
  • Location: Chattogram (aka Chittagong), Anwara Upazila - Chittagong District, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh
  • Coordinates: 22.2337, 91.8660 (approximate)
  • Gross capacity (proposed): 590 MW
    • Combined-cycle unit: 590 MW (no start-up date)

Articles and Resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Govt to build 590MW plant in Anwara, The Daily Star, Jan 24, 2019
  2. Cabinet body approves 590MW Chittagong power plant, Dhaka Tribune, Jan 23rd, 2019