50-MW power plant in Natore soon


50-MW power plant in Natore soon
Author / Source : BSS

NATORE, Dec 19: The government has decided to set up a 50-MW joint venture power plant at Barabhita here for the first time to meet the power demand of the district. The management of the plant- Raj Lanka Power Company- is expected to finish construction of the project at the end of 2012.

The company signed an agreement on November 27 to this effect with Bangladesh Power Development Board to build the power plant by using the technology of Wartcela Company of Finland.

According to the agreement, the plant will supply 50-MW power to the national grid in the next 15 years after completion of the plant.Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid the foundation stone of the plant on December 11 during her Natore tour.


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