The Pekua Coal Fired Power Plant is 2,400MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Chittagong, Bangladesh. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in December 2025.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Thermal||2,400||–||2,400||Permitting||Chittagong, Bangladesh||Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh; Mitsui|
The project is being developed by Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh and Mitsui. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.
It is a steam turbine power plant.
The thermal power project will consists of 4 turbines each with 600 MW nameplate capacity.
The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by December 2025.
About Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh
Electricity Generation Company of Bangladesh Ltd (EGCB) is an electric generation company of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). The company operates two power plants at Siddhirganj and one at Haripur in Narayanganj. In Siddhirganj it operates 2×120 MW peaking power plant and 335 MW combined cycle power plant and 412MW combined cycle power plant in Haripur, Narayanganj. It supplies produced power to BPDB under power purchase agreement and for other entities. EGCB also has two running construction projects, 335 MW combined cycle power plant project in Siddhirganj and 50 MW solar power plant project in Sonagazi. EGCB is headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Mitsui & Co Ltd (Mitsui) is a business conglomerate. It distributes, purchases, markets and supplies wide variety of products in business areas including iron and steel; non-ferrous metals; machinery; electronics; chemicals; energy-related commodities; foods & retail, lifestyle, and consumer service. The company also participates in the other activities such as arranging finance for customers and suppliers in connection with its trading activities, organizing and coordinating international industrial projects, participating in financing, and investing arrangements, assisting in the procurement of raw materials and equipment, providing new technologies and processes for manufacturing and coordinating transportation and marketing of finished goods. It operates in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. Mitsui is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
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