Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Located in southeast of Dhaka, on the northern bank of Meghna river, the Project entails the construction and operation of a 450 MW, combined-cycle, gas-fired power station. Meghnaghat Power Limited (MPL) will build, own, and operate the power plant in accordance with an Implementation Agreement between the Government and MPL, and a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). The PPA is for 22 years and BPDB will take or pay for all electricity generated up ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 31909-014
Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers 7165/1793
Approval Date 05 Dec 2000
Closing Date 11 Apr 2004
Geographical Location Meghnaghat, Southeast of Dhaka
Sector Energy
Subsector Conventional energy generation
Safeguard Categories Environment: A


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