Bangladesh: Ninth Power Project

Date: November 1996
Document Type: Reports and Recommendations of the President

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The objectives of the project are to (i) enable evacuation and utilization of the power generated from the Meghnaghat BOOT Project; (ii) improve the utilization of existing system assets through optimized load despatch; (iii) commence the unbundling of BPDB into separate generatio, transmission, and distribution entities and the corporatization of the transmission segment; (iv) create a corporatized distribution entity for the Dhaka area; and (v) prepare projects for possible financing by private sector developers and the Bank.