The Rupsha Combined Cycle Power Plant is 800MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Khulna, Bangladesh. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2018 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by North West Power Generation. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be regasified liquified natural gas. In case of shortage of regasified liquified natural gas the plant will run on High Speed Diesel. The fuel will be procured from Khulna CGS.

The project cost is expected to be around $1,140m.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2018. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Contractors involved

Ansaldo Energia and Shanghai Electric Group are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the gas fired power project.

The Gas fired project will be supplied by Ansaldo Energia and Shanghai Electric Group.

Ansaldo Energia is expected to be the supplier electric generator for the project.

Ansaldo Energia is expected to be the supplier electric generator for the project.

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About North West Power Generation

North-West Power Generation Company Ltd is government owned organization which is focused on the generation of electricity for providing an impact on the development of country. It is headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh.


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