Munshiganj and Comilla

Two power plants to be set up at Munshiganj and Comilla.(52.50 MW each)

The government of Bangladesh is likely to award Peoples and Venture Energy Resources Ltd, and Union Consultant (Pvt) and Venture Energy Resources Ltd for two power plants of 52.50 MW each at Munshiganj and Comilla.

The power division will place a proposal to the cabinet committee on public purchase to be held at cabinet division today (Thursday), sources said.

As per proposal, each of the companies will supply per Kwh electricity at Tk 6.96 to the national grid. The power plants will be set up within 12 months and the government will have to spend Tk 38.40 billion for purchasing power from each of the companies for the next 15 years.