100-MW Juldha Power Plant to go into production Jan 7
CHITTAGONG: The 100-megawatt rental power station, Juldha Power Plant, in the port city Chittagong is expected to go into production from 7 January next.
Company officials claimed that 100 per cent construction work of the duel-fuel-run power plant and other necessary preparations including collecting oil have been completed while collection of furnace oil will begin from January 5 next.
Talking to BSS, project director and executive engineer of Power Development Board (PDB) Sunil Kanti Das said the power plant will go into full-pledged production by this month as they have completed necessary preparations in this respect.
As per agreement with the government, he said, the power to be generated from the plant will be sold out to PDB at Taka 7.76 per kilowatt which will would be added to the national grid via PDB’s Juldha sub-station.
The gas-cum-oil run power plant “Juldha Power Plant Ltd” (JPPL) is being constructed by the country’s one of the leading companies Ekron Infrastructure Limited and Cutterfiller Company of Germany on 20 acres of land in Juldha area, the company sources said.
The plant, based on German technology, is one out of nine power plants in private sector that got approval in December, 2009. —BSS