The Gazaria Coal Power Station is 635MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Dhaka, Bangladesh. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in December 2026. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by Orion Power Unit-2 Dhaka. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Steam Turbine power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be bituminous. In case of shortage of bituminous the plant will run on Sub-bituminous.

The project cost is expected to be around $859.733m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by December 2026.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Bangladesh Power Development Board under a power purchase agreement. The power will be sold at the rate of $0.084kWh for a period of 25 years, starting from 2026.

Contractors involved

Guangdong Electric Power Design Institute is expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the coal fired power project.

GE Power will be the turbine supplier for the Coal fired project. The company is expected to provide1 steam turbine with 700MW nameplate capacity.

GE Power is expected to be the supplier electric generator for the project.

GE Power is likely to be the supplier of steam boiler for the project.

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