Govt plans10 mega power projects to generate 15,000MW by 2030


Govt plans10 mega power projects to generate 15,000MW by 2030

As part of its Power System Master Plan (PSMP) 2016, the government is going to implement 10 mega projects of about 15,000 MW of capacity by 2030, reports UNB.

Director General of Power Cell Mohammad Hossain who is involved in chalking out the plan said the government has already initiated a move to implement the plan as per its vision to raise electricity production to 40,000

MW by 2030 and 60,000 MW by 2041.

However, the government’s main focus in the existing plan is on raising the electricity production to 24,000 MW by 2021 when the country will be celebrating its Golden Jubilee at 50thyear of independence, said the Power Cell chief.

Power Cell, a technical wing of the Power Division, has been entrusted with the responsibility to prepare the PSMP and other power-related plans to ensure coordination among power sector entities. Read More

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