37113-013: Power System Efficiency Improvement Project

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Description

The draft power sector master plan update 2010 identifies the need to add 11 CCPPs each with 450 MW capacity in 2010 2016. The proposed Ashuganj 450 MW plant (part A) can be considered one of these CCPPs. Further, the government has identified the proposed plant as a priority project in its expansion plan. The economic cost of electricity supply from the Ashuganj CCPP is similar to or lower than those of a coal-fired power plant (based on the costs taken from the master plan), confirming ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 37113-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2769
Approval Date 11 Aug 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 300,000
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Partnerships (PAR)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Paul Hattle
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Bangladesh Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ashuganj Power Station Company

Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB)

Power Div-Min of Power, Energy & Mineral Resources

Last PDS Update
24 Jul 2014

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