BPDB/TNB/Powertek – Maheshkhali Island Coal-Fired Power Plant 1320 MW – Chittagong - Project Profile
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The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), jointly with Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) and Powertek Energy Sdn Bhd (Powertek), is planning to develop Coal-Fired Power Plant at Moheskhali in Cox's Bazar, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.
The project involves the construction of a 1,320MW coal-fired power plant on 223ha of land. It includes the construction of two 660MW power units.
It also includes the construction of power house, substation, and the installation of turbines, generators, transformers, setting up of transmission lines and safety system.
In October 2012, Bangladesh Power Development Board initiated negotiations with Tenaga Nasional Bhd to develop the project.
The negotiations were halted due to issues in equity sharing in the plant. However, in December 2012, Bangladesh Power Development Board re-initiated negotiations with Tenaga Nasional Bhd.
On September 22, 2014, Memorandums of understanding (MOU) was signed between Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) and a consortium of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and Powertek Energy Berhad.
In June 2015, TNB and Powertek submitted a detailed work plan for the implementation of the project.
In May 2016, draft joint venture agreement between TNB-Powertek and BPDB was approved.
In July 2016, Bangladesh government awarded US$2,500 million project to a consortium of Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and Powertek Energy Berhad. The Malaysian consortium and BPDB would have equal equity shareholding, and a joint venture company would be formed.
The Malaysian consortium will implement the project, but it will do a feasibility study first. Feasibility study to expected to take nine months to complete, which is scheduled in the first quarter of 2017. Upon completion of study, tender for EPC contract to take six months.
Construction would take four years to complete.
The project involves the construction of two units of 660MW coal-fired power plant on 223ha of land in Cox's Bazar, Chittagong Division, Bangladesh.
The US$2,500 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of coal handling units
2. Construction of conveyor belts
3. Construction of water storage and treatment facilities
4. Construction of power house to install turbines and generators
5. Construction of power transmission infrastructure like substation and transmission lines
6. Construction of boiler and steam condenser units
7. Construction of control and mechanical rooms
8. Construction of related facilities
9. Installation of electrical and mechanical equipmentReasons To Buy
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