Diesel and Gas-Engine Plants in Bangladesh - other divisions
Amnura Rental
Location: Rajshahi
Operator: Sinha Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 7 X 7.9-MW 16V34HL engines
Fuel: HFO
Operation: 2011
E/G supplier: Niigata, STX, Hyundai
Quick facts: This DPP completed in April 2011.

Photograph courtesy of Sinha Group
Posted 20 Sep 2015

Ashuganj United
Location: Barisal
Operator: United Ashuganj Power Ltd
Configuration: 14 X 4-MW TCG2032V16 engines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2011
E/G supplier: MWM
EPC: Neptune Commercial Ltd
Quick facts: This quick rental DPP was completed in 120 days. In Dec 2010, United signed a 3yr contract with BPDB and COD was 22 Jun 2011. The project included a 230/11kV substation, 2km of 230kV overhead line, and a gas regulating & metering station. The project cost was Tk 250cr.

Photograph courtesy of United Group
Posted 20 Aug 2014

Baraka Ptenga
Location: Chittagong
Operator: Baraka Patenga Power Ltd
Configuration: 8 X 6.984-MW B32:40V16 engines, 3.2-MW steam set
Fuel: HFO
Operation: 2014
HRSG: Greens Power Equipment
E/G supplier: Bergen, AVK
Quick facts: In Jul 2011, PDB signed a 15yr, 50-MW BOO PPA with BPPL, a 51% subsidiary company of Baraka Power Ltd, for a new DPP at at Patenga thana, Chittagong district. In Oct 2011, BPPL ordered the Bergen engines .Bangladesh Bank made a $23.03mn loan for the Patenga project. In Apr 2015, BPPL started up a 3.2-MW steam set at Patenga plant. This uses eight HRSGs supplied on a turnkey basis by Greens Power Equipment.

Photograph courtesy of Baraka Power Ltd
Posted 23 Sep 2015

Fenchuganj BEDL
Location: Sylhet
Operator: Ashuganj Power Station Co Ltd
Configuration: 16 X 3.33-MW J620 engines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2011
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: TSK
Quick facts: The EPC contract for this DPP was signed on 25 Jul 2010 and commercial operation began on 30 Apr 2011. The contract price was $40.925mn and BDT 202.9mn. Financing was from Standard Chartered Bank.

Photograph courtesy of Ashuganj Power Station Co Ltd
Posted 30 Sep 2012

Fenchuganj BEDL
Location: Sylhet
Operator: Barakatullah Electro Dynamics Ltd (BEDL)
Configuration: 19 X 2.7 MW J620 engines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2010
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: Orient Energy Systems
Quick facts: Prime Minister HE Sheik Hasina inaugurated this rental power plant on 3 Apr 2010. BEDL, part of Baraka Power Ltd, partnered with STFE Co Ltd on the fast-track project. The electricity produced by the power plant, which was commissioned in Oct 2009, is sold to the national grid under a 15yr PPA.

Photograph courtesy of General Electric
Posted 11 Apr 2010

GBB Power
Location: Rajshahi
Operator: GBB Power Ltd
Configuration: 6 X 3.876-MW TCG2032V16 engines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2008
E/G supplier: Deutz, AVK
Quick facts: GBB was incorporated in Oct 2006. Shortly thereafter, the company was awarded a 15yr rental contract by PDB for a + 20-MW TPP on a 1ac parcel in Bogra district leased from PDB for 16.5yrs. COD was 17 Jun 2008. GBB connects to the 33kV grid.

Photograph courtesy of GBB Power Ltd
Posted 19 Sep 2015

Jhulda
Location: Chittagong
Operator: Acorn Infrastructure Service Ltd
Configuration: 8 X 13.2-MW 16CM43 engines
Fuel: HFO
Operation: 2014
E/G supplier: Caterpillar, Leroy Somer
Quick facts: AISL is an associate company of Bangla Cat.

Photograph courtesy of Acorn Infrastructure Service
Posted 23 Aug 2014

Khulna-II
Location: Khulna
Operator: United Ashuganj Power Ltd
Configuration: 7 X 17-MW 18V46 engines
Fuel: HFO, natural gas
Operation: 2011
E/G supplier: Wartsila
EPC: Neptune Commercial Ltd
Quick facts: In Jun 2010, United signed a 5yr quick rental contract with BPDB for this project and COD was 1 Jun 2011. The project included a 132/11 KV substation plus fuel oil tanks and handling facilties. Funding was from DEG and FMO. The project cost $70mn.

Photograph courtesy of United Group
Posted 20 Aug 2014

Khulna Barge
Location: Khulna
Operator: Khulna Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 19 X 5.8 MW 18V32LN engines
Fuel: heavy oil, natural gas
Operation: 1998
E/G supplier: Wartsila
EPC: Neptune Commercial Ltd
Quick facts: In Dec 1996, BPDB announced that a power barge RFP had attracted 41 companies from 15 countries. In Jun 1998, the IFC approved a $51.9mn loan for these two power barges to be moored at Goalpara, 140km southwest of Dhaka. At this time, Khulna Power Co was a JV of El Paso Corp, Summit Industrial & Mercantile, United Enterprises & Co Ltd, and Wartsila. The first barge started up in Aug 1998 after 11mos of work. Tthe developers started with a 15yr PPA with BPDB for electricity sales at 5.83 U.S. cents/kWh when firing liquid fuels and 4.4 cents/kWh when firing gas. The project cost $105mn. Also known as Tiger Barge.

Photograph courtesy of United Group
Re-posted 20 Aug 2014

Northern Power
Location: Rajshahi
Operator: Northern Power Solution Ltd
Configuration: 6 X 8.33-MW 18V32/40 engines
Fuel: HFO
Operation: 2012
E/G supplier: MAN B&W
EPC: ESCOM Enerji Santralleri
Quick facts: Northern Power Solution, a partner organization of Ena Group, constructed this DPP for Tk 325cr. The site is at Katakhali in Rajshahi District, Rajshahi City. The project was financed by BEXIMCO.

Photograph courtesy of ep-bd.com
Posted 23 Aug 2014

Raozan
Location: Chittagong
Operator: Rural Power Co Ltd
Configuration: 6 X 8.7 MW 20V32 engines
Fuel: HFO, natural gas
Operation: 2012
E/G supplier: Wartsila
EPC: Wartsila
Quick facts: This project commissioned in Nov 2012.

Photograph courtesy of Rural Power Co Ltd
Posted 20 Jul 2013

Shajahanullah
Location: Sylhet
Operator: Shajahanullah Power Generation Co Ltd
Configuration: 3 X 9.34-MW B35:40V20AG2  engines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2014
E/G supplier: Rolls-Royce Bergen
Quick facts: In Jan 2013, SPG signed a power supply agreement with Rural Electrification Board for this plant in Kumargaon. Financing was by Standard Chartered Bank, Mauritius. The project went into operation in Feb 2014.

Photograph courtesy of United Group
Posted 20 Aug 2014

   

UPGD Chittagong Phase I
Location: Chittagong
Operator: United Power Generation & Distribution Co Ltd
Configuration: 5 X 8.72-MW 20V34SG engines
Fuel: natural gas
Operation: 2009
E/G supplier: Wartsila
Quick facts: This project went in at Chittagong Export Processing Zone at, South Halishahar. The original developer was Malancha Holdings Ltd. The first phase went online in Aug 2009.

Photograph courtesy of United Group
Posted 20 Aug 2014

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 30-Sep-2015

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