Bangladesh To Set Up Sub-Station To Import Power From India

Bangladesh To Set Up Sub-Station To Import Power From India

Bangladesh is set to build the country’s third 500MW back-to-back high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) sub-station in Comilla to import electricity from India.

“We have sent a report to the Power Division that a HVDC sub-station is required in Comilla, for importing an additional 340MW power from India,” a chief engineer of Power Development Board told the Dhaka Tribune on Thursday, on condition of anonymity.

India’s state-owned NTPC Vidyut Vyapar Nigam Ltd will supply 340MW power from several Bongaigaon power plants in Assam by December 2019, he added. Read More…

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