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January 12, 2022

Pabna Solar PV Park, Bangladesh

By Carmen

Pabna Solar PV Park is a 60MW solar PV power project. It is planned in Rajshahi, Bangladesh. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in December 2022.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Solar PV 60 60 Announced Rajshahi, Bangladesh Bangladesh Power Development Board; China National Machinery Import & Export


The project is being developed and currently owned by Bangladesh Power Development Board and China National Machinery Import & Export. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

Pabna Solar PV Park is a ground-mounted solar project which is planned over 205.7 acres.

The project cost is expected to be around $41.88m.

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Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in December 2022.

About Bangladesh Power Development Board

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) is an integrated electric utility. It generates using gas, furnace oil, diesel, hydro, coal and solar; and imports power from India. The company operates independent power plants/SIPP, rental power plant and REB using steam turbine, gas turbine, combined cycle, reciprocating engine, hydro, and solar PV technologies. BPDB sells electricity on wholesale basis to distribution utilities, Dhaka Power Distribution Company, West Zone Power Distribution Company Limited, Dhaka Electric Supply Company, Rural Electrification Board and Northern Electricity Supply Company Ltd. It also retails energy in Chattogram, Cumilla, Mymensing and Sylhet distribution zones. BPDC is headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

About China National Machinery Import & Export

China National Machinery Import & Export Corp (CMC), a subsidiary of China General Technology (Group) Holding Ltd, is a provider of mechanical and electrical products. The company’s products comprise building materials, automobiles, construction machinery, generator sets, marine equipment and machinery, aircraft and aviation equipment. It offers services such as project management, automotive supply, international engineering contracting, auto marketing, domestic trade and engineering, investment and financing services, among others. The company serves transportation, energy, railway, light industry, shipbuilding, building materials, marine, aviation, and automobile industries. It has operations in Bangladesh, China, Pakistan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Turkey. CMC is headquartered in Beijing, China.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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