Chinese consortium to build Bangladeshi coal-fired power plant

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh HasinaBangladeshi coal-fired power plant: Bangladesh yesterday signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract with a consortium of two Chinese firms for the installation of a $1.56bn coal-fired power plant in the port of Payra, some 240km south of the capital Dhaka. The contract was signed between China’s NPEC and CECC and the Bangladesh-China Power Company Limited (BCPCL), a joint venture between China’s CMC and Bangladesh’s NWPGCL. 
The 1,320MW power plant is part of the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina government’s plan to set up a network of coal-fired power projects to generate 20,000MW electricity by 2030. and is scheduled to be fully operational by December 2019.

Source: xinhuanet